Marriage, Family, Gender, and Sexuality

Marriage, Family, Gender, and Sexuality2020-05-13T20:16:51-04:00

Married Life

What Does “Headship” Mean in Marriage?

The idea of man exercising “headship in marriage” provokes astonishment in this day and age. But what does Catholic submission really mean?

How Can I Help My Unbelieving Spouse?

God is indispensable in a strong marriage. But what if you’re married to an unbelieving spouse? Try these guidelines to bring God into your marriage.

What’s Wrong with Premarital Sex?

We have to debunk the idea that living together before marriage leads to longer, happier relationships. It doesn’t. And here are statistics on divorce rates and contraception use to prove it.

How Can We Face Modern Threats to Marriage?

It is vital to defend the authentic definition of marriage, the foundation of both family and society. But many people do not recognize these 8 threats.

Is Remarrying after Divorce a Sin?

Is remarrying after divorce a sin? So many people are confused on this point! But while the answer is difficult to find, in reality the truth is simple.

Is Remarriage after Catholic Annulment Adultery?

Is a remarriage after a Catholic annulment adultery? Absolutely not. Read on how an annulment is the Church’s determination the marriage was always invalid.

What Percentage of Marriages Survive Infidelity?

You say your “I dos,” you excitedly build a life together, you have children, you buy a house, you go to work, and then the unimaginable happens. You find out that your spouse has cheated on you. What next?

Is Monogamy Unnatural? What’s Its Origin?

In this day and age we are oh-so-“modern” that many find marriage for life unrealistic. Yet if you think monogamy is unnatural, think again.

What If I Don’t Have a Spouse Yet?

We can’t help but see the importance of families, as they are the foundation of society. Aside from Christ Himself, nothing is more important than our spouse and children. But what if you’re longing to meet your future spouse and feel like a wallflower, still waiting?

 

Having and Caring for Children

How Do I Trust God through Infertility?

What are good and faithful Catholics supposed to do when they encounter the anguish or despair in life that comes from an inability to do something they desperately want and that seems so natural—like having children?

What Saints Should I Invoke if I Want a Baby?

Pregnancy is a joyous time of preparation, wonder, and abundant changes. But for a new mother it can also be a scary time as that tiny, vulnerable baby grows each and every day. That is why we invoke the help of Our Lady of Guadalupe and saints like St. Gerard.

What Are the Benefits of Natural Family Planning?

Why would a couple choose natural family planning (NFP) if it’s so much harder than contraception? For one thing, NFP actually strengthens marriages!

How Can I Protect My Kids from Premarital Sex?

Our world is infatuated with sex. If we want to teach our children about chastity, we must tell them about the sanctity of their bodies from an early age.

How Are Parents Obliged to Educate their Children?

Empower parents as primary educators! Learning faith “at Mother’s knee” allows the Church to make great headway towards a Culture of Life.

How Do I Explain Abortion to My Kids?

The taking of a tiny human being’s life is not only a grave evil and a grievous sin, but a very difficult topic to broach with children. How does a parent explain to a child that there are people out there who not only advocate for the killing of babies, but who revel in the ability to do so?

How Can I Face Life’s Challenges as a Single Catholic Mother?

The idea that God would say to me, “My precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of suffering, when you could see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you” has sustained me through many sleepless nights and through many tears.

 

LBGT Issues

What Is the True Definition of Marriage?

What is true marriage? Do homosexual partnerships count as true marriages? What does the Catholic Church teach about homosexuality?

What Is the “Complementarity of the Sexes”?

Men and women are equal but different. Their true natures were affirmed by Saint Pope John XXIII: “Men and women are equal in dignity, complementary in mission.”

What’s Wrong with Gender Ideology and Homosexuality?

The basic problem with modern gender theory is that it denies that the differences between men and women have natural and biological foundations.

How Can I Deal with Same-Sex Attraction?

Find the comfort and love you seek in devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which burns with love for all.

What Happened in Obergefell v. Hodges?

The legalization of same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court of the United States is an undeniable tragedy of the modern political and legal culture of death. How and why this decision came to be the unappealable law of the land is a very long story.

How Do the Boy Scouts Support the LGBT Movement?

By pushing the LGBT ideology on the Boy Scouts, progressives have made homosexuality part of its identity. What happened to the Boy Scouts’ Christian moral code?

Is Homosexuality Common?

One of the most persuasive arguments that homosexual activists use to support their agenda is the assertion that 10% of all people are “gay.”  If homosexuals can convince people that they make up a much larger portion of the population than they actually represent, they are much more likely to garner support for their agenda.

Is AIDS a “Gay” Disease?

Is AIDS a gay disease? Almost all of the major homosexual groups tell us that it isn’t.  They claim that it should not be associated with homosexuality in any way, shape or form because it allegedly leads to the “stigmatizing and scapegoating” of homosexuals.

What Percentage of Transgenders Regret Surgery?

What percentage of transgenders regret surgery to “change sex”? The media claim the number is miniscule—yet transgender suicide rates are incredibly high.

 

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