Reflections on Father’s Day
June 16, 2018
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Good family life must be at centre of special days

by Vernon Khelawan

Today we celebrate Father’s Day and as good Catholics, do we really honour our fathers on their special day for who they are, what they have done and are doing in taking care and keeping the family together? Or is the commercialisation of the day the preeminent de facto reason? We can say the same thing applies to the celebration of Mother’s Day.

This is where we go our separate ways. I firmly believe that recognising fathers is much more than buying him expensive gifts, which in many instances are useless, but we buy them anyway. Today we should become more aware of the role of a true father in the majority of families.

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