The Uninvolved Parenting Style

By Susan Ciancio / December 2, 2022 /

Building stable and healthy families is of paramount importance, to the family itself but also to our society. In order to do that, we must raise our children to be good, moral people. This takes effort. It takes love. And it takes time and devotion. These are just some of the actions of loving and…

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Why Is Adultery a Sin?

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / November 25, 2022 /

We have other articles dealing with the motives, threats, and devastating consequences of adultery. In this article, we would like to answer the question: why is adultery a grave sin? This way of approaching the issue is a doctrinal approach. We will answer the question drawing from the teachings of the Bible and the teachings…

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Why Is Premarital Sex a Sin?

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / October 28, 2022 /
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We live in a hedonistic society. Hedonism is the idea that pleasure, and especially physical pleasure, is the primary goal of life – instead of love of God and love of neighbor. One of the most common ways in which pleasure is pursued is by means of sexual pleasure. Having sexual relations before (or outside…

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The Theology of the Body and the Spiritual Life

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / July 29, 2022 /

In this article we are going to approach the topic of the important role the body plays in our spiritual life. To accomplish this goal, we will treat the following topics: The sacramental life as a foundation for the role of the body in the life of prayer The liturgy of the Church as a…

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Your Partner Wants You to Abort? You Have Other Options.

By Susan Ciancio / July 22, 2022 /

With the reversal of Roe v. Wade and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, we have been hearing the phrase “my body, my choice” much more loudly and much more frequently. I agree that a woman should have autonomy over her body. But, you see, when she’s pregnant with a baby—no matter which stage that baby is…

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The Five Goods of the Conjugal Act

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / June 24, 2022 /

The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches us that the conjugal act has four goods: “The goods of conjugal love, which for those who are baptized is sanctified by the sacrament of Matrimony, are unity, fidelity, indissolubility, and an openness to the procreation of life” (no. 495). However, if we consider the sign…

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Adultery and the Theology of the Body

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / May 27, 2022 /
The Woman Taken in Adultery by Guercino

The purpose of this article is to show the importance of the theology of the body (TOB) of St. John Paul II in explaining the meaning of adultery and, by implication, the true meaning of marriage. To accomplish this purpose we are going to develop the following subtopics: The failure of the concept of sex…

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Using the Theology of the Body To Teach Chastity to Young Adult Children

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / April 29, 2022 /
parent and young adult talking with coffee

“The Theology of the Body (TOB) is pretty hard to understand for a lay person. How can I use it to have a conversation about human sexuality and chastity with my son or daughter who is already a young adult?” It is evident that the parent-child relationship takes a turn when the son or daughter…

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How Rich is the Pro-Life Movement?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / March 23, 2022 /
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The Baseless Propaganda For decades, pro-abortionists have painted pro-lifers as a bunch of cruel, rich old white men intent upon controlling women’s bodies and lives (read or watch The Handmaid’s Tale for their depressing version of reality). Their websites and blogs repeat endlessly what Anne Nicol Gaylor alleged in her bizarre 1975 propaganda book Abortion…

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Responding to Same-Sex Attraction as a Catholic Parent

By Susan Ciancio / March 18, 2022 /
Mother Having Serious Conversation With Teenage Daughter At Home

Navigating our children’s emotional, spiritual, and mental health is a huge part of parenting. It’s a responsibility that most do not take lightly. And when our children hurt in any way, we also hurt. That empathy is part of the immense love that parents have for offspring. When we see our children hurting, we want…

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