The Teaching of the Prophetic Encyclical Humanae Vitae Part X

By Adolfo J. Castañeda / September 10, 2021 /

Previous articles in this series: Part I: Introduction to Humanae Vitae Part II: The Predictions of Humanae Vitae Part III: The First Prophecy Part IV: The Second Prophecy Part V: The Third Prophecy Part VI: The Fourth Prophecy Part VII: Modernity’s Challenges to Humanae Vitae Part VIII: The Church’s Right to Teach on Birth Control Part IX: The Church’s Teaching Authority   In our previous…

Read More

Ten Threats to Marriage

By HLI Staff / September 3, 2021 /
wedding bands gold rings

Marriage is—and has been—under attack for quite some time. While the latest attacks are fashioned by those who attempt to redefine the authentic definition of marriage to include same-sex relationships, there are many other things that not only harm but destroy this sacred sacrament. We discuss ten of these here.   1. Wounded Human Nature…

Read More

Alternatives to Abortion

By Susan Ciancio / August 31, 2021 /
Sad teenager looking at positive pregnancy test, mother supporting daughter

Scared. Trapped. Confused. Lonely. Unsure where to turn for help. These are just some of the emotions that new moms feel when they find out they have become unexpectedly pregnant. And these are all perfectly normal emotions. It’s frightening thinking that you don’t have options. It’s scary not knowing where to get help. But when…

Read More

Quieting the Heart in Prayer

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / August 30, 2021 /

“Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things. There is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her.” ─ Luke 10:41-42 There is great anxiety and fear in the world right now. Can you feel it? I can. Many people are greatly…

Read More

Novena for Pregnancy and Motherhood

By Susan Ciancio / August 6, 2021 /
Pregnancy Child Birth Baby Mother Maternity Bebe

Pregnancy is a joyous time of preparation, wonder, and abundant changes. But for a new mother it can also be a scary time. There’s so much to worry about as that tiny, vulnerable baby grows each and every day. That is why we invoke the help of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Gerard. We…

Read More

The Devastating Effects of a Husband Addicted to Porn

By Susan Ciancio / July 28, 2021 /
Man watching porn on laptop computer touching himself

The realization is like a slap in the face. You feel humiliated. You’re embarrassed. You can’t believe this is happening to you and your husband. Over the past few months, you have had a sneaking suspicion that your husband not only watches porn but is addicted. And now that stark reality is staring at you,…

Read More

Adoption or Abortion?

By Susan Ciancio / July 16, 2021 /
African mother holding adopted child

When most people hear the word hero, they likely picture someone who has saved a life. Perhaps it’s a military person who has valiantly fought for his country. Maybe it’s a firefighter who has saved people from a burning building. Or possibly it’s a nurse or doctor who has brought a patient back from the…

Read More

Protect Our Children from Exploitation and Pride Month

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / June 14, 2021 /

For Catholics, June is the month of the Sacred Heart, in which we recall and celebrate Christ’s redeeming, self-sacrificial love for us. For the world, however, June is now Pride Month – a month-long hedonistic carnival in celebration of a debased concept of “love”: one that in many cases reduces love to nothing more than…

Read More

The Wonder of Natural Family Planning

By Brian Clowes, PhD / March 31, 2021 /
young couple's hands making a heart together

What is NFP? Natural family planning (NFP), often referred to as fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), is based upon pinpointing the fertile times in a woman’s body by observing and charting the natural signs in her menstrual cycle. There are several different ways to classify the primary methods of natural family planning. Some of these definitions…

Read More

St. Joseph: Model of Fatherhood and Faithfulness

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet / March 15, 2021 /

God, in His wisdom, chose to reveal Himself to us in Divine Revelation as Father. Theologians have ruminated at great length upon God’s Fatherhood, exploring what this mystery reveals about God’s nature and attributes. However, there is also much to learn by turning the question on its head, and instead asking what Scripture’s revelation of…

Read More

Find Resources:

pregnant woman

Abortion

Birth Control

Population Control

Marriage, Family, & Sexuality

LGBTQ Issues

spilling bottle of pills

Euthanasia

3D rendering of an artificial insemination or in-vitro fertilization of an egg cell

Reproductive Technology