He asked if I knew the meaning of everything on the outside of the church. I told him no and confessed I was Jewish. He asked if I was a Jew for Jesus. I told him no again, and said, "My wife is Catholic. Her faith is very important to her. So being here is very important to me."
As a Muslim American parent, I have unique struggles in the post 9/11 landscape. But like parents of any faith, I want my daughter to find in her faith a place of comfort and security, a refuge from harshness.