This book should have been published in time for Father's Day. For these homilies deal primarily with the role of the father in the family and in society. It makes him out to be a very important person, which is in line with the facts. Incidentally the has much to say about marriage, sex and the parent-child relationship. He like his respects to the ""Planned Parenthooders"" and to the institution of diverse. The author is a Catholic and a devout one, and he strongly believes that marriage and are based squarely on religious and Christian influences. It is a thoughtful if not profound, a good book to place in the hands of young husbands and new , if they happen to be Catholic.