God, Our Father, is the source of all fatherhood on earth (and anywhere else, for that matter). To all y’all fathers out there–and that includes all spiritual fathers, be they priests or otherwise–may your day be blessed. May God shower grace and graces upon you, now and forever. Amen.
The priest as spiritual father: Article by Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers.
Priesthood and Pastoral Care of the Family: Holy Thursday Letter to Priests, by Pope John Paul II.
The Husband-Wife Relationship in Ephesians 5:21-23:Pope John Paul II’s exegesis of the text given at General Audience, August 11, 1982. Part of the Theology of the Body series.