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Hudson Byblow

Author: Ministry Website

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Spiritual Direction, Therapy, and the Directee

Author: Bracken CP, Fr. W. Jerome, Ph.D.; Valdés, Maria R., Ph.D.; Harvey OSFS, Fr. John, Ph.D.

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Made for Love: Same-sex Attraction and the Catholic Church

Author: Schmitz, Fr. Michael

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Homily: “Coraggio”

At the 2014 Courage Conference in Philadelphia Bp. Daniel E. Thomas, Auxiliary to the Archbishop of Philadelphia, gives the third homily where he uses the Italian version of the word Courage, “Coraggio” with all its rich meanings and relates it to courage of the Blessed Virgin Mary and her Immaculate Heart so that we can take courage in these difficult times.

Author: Thomas, Bp. Daniel E.

July 19 2014

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Homosexual No More: Practical Strategies for Christians Overcoming Homosexuality

Dr. Consiglio offers practical strategies for those who want to reconcile their faith with their feelings.

Author: Consiglio, Dr. WIlliam

October 1 1991

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Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions

With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church’s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner.

Author: Harvey OSFS, Fr. John

December 1 2007

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Homosexuality and the Scientific Evidence

The authors of this site take a position based on "an objective, orthodox and extremely comprehensive 20+-year review - undertaken with a high level of integrity - of more than 10,000 scientific papers and publications on homosexuality."

Author: Whitehead, Dr. Neil and Briar

August 1 2016

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Homosexuality: Am I Destined to Be Alone?

Many people think that because I experience same-sex attractions, I have only two choices in life: Get into a relationship with another guy and be “fulfilled” or be single and alone (and therefore, miserable). They forget that there is far more to life than either of those choices!

Author: Andrew

August 8 2014

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How Dan’s Faith Journey Led Him to the Catholic Church

Daniel Mattson is just like you and me. He is Catholic, baptized at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Lansing. He is a passionate disciple of God, citing Scripture and calling on the Lord through prayer. He is also attracted to men, and for many, this acknowledgment of the latter means he isn’t welcome in the Church. Dan vehemently disagrees...

Author: Spath, Michael

June 1 2013

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How Parents Should Respond to a Child “Coming Out”

The most challenging questions I’m asked when speaking about the Church’s teaching on homosexuality come from parents who are committed to the teachings of the Church and have a child who has “come out” and identified as gay or lesbian. This is what I tell them.

Author: Mattson, Daniel

August 6 2014

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How Porn Made Me Attracted to Other Guys

I was getting high on porn so often that using “straight” porn was no longer enough to reach the high I desired. I, like so many others out there, ventured into other categories—one of which was “gay” pornography (same-sex male-male pornography).

Author: Hudson Byblow

November 13 2014

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How to Speak to the Media

Teresa Tomeo speaks about engaging the media at the 2015 Truth and Love conference. Download to hear entire talk.

Author: Tomeo, Teresa

August 11 2015

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Hudson Byblow

Hudson Byblow is an author, speaker, and consultant whose primary focus is the building of relationships in which people may become open to further discussion. It is within those relationships that he is able to effectively walk with others into a deepening understanding of some of the most difficult topics facing our Church today.

Author: Ministry Website

January 1 2019

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I don’t know how to respond when someone “explains away” their bad behavior by just saying, “God made me this way.” Is that true?

As Catholic Christians, we believe that God made us good. We are created in His image and likeness and we will bear that image and likeness into eternity. But while we retain that intrinsic goodness and dignity, not everything in us is good. There was a thing called The Fall.

Author: Schmitz, Fr. Mike

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I Will Give Them a New Heart: Reflections on the Priesthood and the Renewal of the Church

In a time burdened with doubt, mistrust, and suspicion of the Church and those who serve her, Dr. Baars presents profound insight to aid laypersons, priests and religious in order to help usher in a new springtime of life into the Church.

Author: Baars M.D., Conrad W.

2007

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