Author Archive for Kathleen Blease

Kathleen Blease knows it can be a tough job turning children into Catholic angels single-handedly! Married to a lovable non-Catholic for 17 years, she wants to encourage other "mixed couples" while they raise their little charges in the Faith. She blogs about her marriage's Catholic/non-Catholic chemistry--and all other curiosities such as books, recipes, and God's creation--at KATHLEEN'S CATHOLIC: How Grace Drizzles In. ( Kathleen was a staff editor for major publishing houses many moons ago and is now a long-time homeschooling mom of rambunctious teenage boys. She is also a columnist and author of I CAN'T WAIT TO MEET MY DADDY, a gift book for expectant dads. She is presently writing I'M CATHOLIC, AND YOU'RE NOT: A HOPE-FILLED GUIDE TO LOVING YOUR NON-CATHOLIC SPOUSE AND RAISING YOUR CHILDREN IN THE FAITH. Her blog also features sketches and recipes from her future cookbook, THE LITTLE CATHOLIC KITCHEN.

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“Dad’s Not Catholic. So Why Should I Be?”


I surprised our son one day. He was preparing for his Confirmation, and I felt it was important to have a heart-to-heart talk. I explained that while he will still need instruction in the Faith, that, in fact, it would become his responsibility to open his heart to the catechism and take it seriously. It was […]