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Chastity

Marriage and the Mysterium Magnum

This is the twelfth and final installment of a series of blog posts outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on embodiment and sexuality. To read the preceding article, please click here

St. Paul writes powerfully of the sacramentality of marriage …

Marriage: Covenantal and Graced Love

This is the eleventh of a series of posts outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on embodiment and sexuality. To read the preceding article, please click here.
In ‘Part One’ of the Theology of the Body, St. John Paul II …

All for the Kingdom

This is the tenth of a series of blog posts outlining St. John Paul II’s thought on embodiment and sexuality. To read the preceding article, please click here.

In a foundational way, the theology of the body is ordered towards …

Guilt vs. shame in an age of sexual indulgence

One of the greatest challenges facing persons who experience same-sex attraction is the conflict between what the secular world tells us will bring us happiness, and our interior feelings. The world sends out messages that we should act upon …

Chastity and the consolation of Easter

“It is possible, with God’s grace, for everyone to live a chaste life, including persons experiencing same-sex attraction. To deny that the power of God’s grace enables those with homosexual attractions to live chastely is to deny, effectively, that …