A father has a crucial role and responsibility as the spiritual leader of his family. "Because of Our Fathers" makes the compelling case for a father's essential and primary role in the spiritual lives of his children in three ways:
These powerful testimonies will inspire men to consider more carefully the amazing privilege and gift that God has given them to be living examples of the love and faithfulness of our father in heaven. Among those telling stories about their fathers are well-known Catholic leaders such as Patrick Madrid, Abby Johnson, Bishop Joseph Strickland, Fr. Paul Scalia, Jesse Romero, Fr. Rocky, Anthony Esolen, Christopher Check, and Fr. Gerald Murray. The other contributors give additional powerful testimonies of their fathers' influence that led them to the Catholic Church.
Our families, culture, and church will continue to suffer, says Tyler Rowley, until an authentic Catholic fatherhood is restored among the faithful. Speaking directly to Catholic men today, Rowley uses the moving stories of these 20 fathers to inspire them to educate their children in the faith, and not allow our modern culture to replace their Christian identity.