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Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)

Living Our Vocations as Lutheran Women (blog):

Sister, Daughter, Mother, Wife is an online source of Lutheran encouragement, community, and advice. This is where you can find discussions of relationships in a Law and Gospel context. Topics range from living the single life, to building cross-generational friendships, to teaching children to behave respectfully in church. Please join us!

This blog has regular posts concerning singleness, marriage, parenting, and parish life, all within the context of the doctrine of vocation. Founding editor Anna Ilona Mussmann welcomes submissions from other writers.

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