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The Body's Language of Love

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The Body's Language of Love
Man and woman are two different ways of “being a body” in the image of God. Man and woman live their full masculine and feminine identity in relation to the “other,” complementary but not interchangeable, equal but not equivalent. We take up the daily task of overcoming selfishness in order to live for others. We hope that that gift will be received, treasured, respected, and honored for life.
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How to Make Your Marriage Last

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How to Make Your Marriage Last
VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about what it takes to make a marriage work. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body. 
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5 Tips for a Successful Relationship
VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, shares tips and ideas on five things every couple can do to make their relationships more successful. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body.
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The True Meaning of Sex

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The True Meaning of Sex
VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about issues of sexuality and sexual identity. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of Saint John Paul II's theology of the body  
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Why Not Contraception?

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Why Not Contraception?
VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about what the deeper meaning of sex, of love, and why ultimately contraception does not lead to happiness. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body. 
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Theology Is For Every Body

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Theology Is For Every Body
Sr. Helena’s Theology of the Body Is for Every Body WorkshopsTheology of the Body is John Paul II's life-changing teaching about what it means to be a human person,  the human body, love, beauty, relationships and sexuality. Sr. Helena has been involved in TOB since 2006.  Topics that Sr. Helena offers in this area are:"Theology of the Body Is for Every Body!" This workshop covers where Theology of the Body came from and why the world needs it so desperately today. It covers the ...
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Before Karol Wojtyla was elected to pope and became John Paul II, he had already written what was arguably his greatest work. Let that sink in for a moment. The great saint who gave us fourteen encyclicals such as Ecclesia De Eucharistia, Fides et Ratio, and Evangelium Vitae had already written a work greater than perhaps all of his encyclicals put together. This book was entitled Love and Responsibility, and if you love reading (soon-to-be) Saint John Paul II's writings then you'll definitely w...
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Sex and Fertility in God’s Plan

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Sex and Fertility in God’s Plan
by Jean Dimech-Juchniewicz in Facing Infertility: A Catholic Approach.When God created Adam and Eve, he created them for one another. Men and women are made to physically and spiritually complement one another. When Adam saw Eve for the first time, he exclaimed in utter joy, “This at last is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” And the author of Genesis continues, “Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife, and they become one flesh” (Gen 2:23–24). Though A...
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NFP: Why Living in Reality Makes Us Happier
by Angela Franks, PhD in Contraception and Catholicism, releasing Nov. 2013A Catholic who has a big family and eschews contraception has likely had the following experience: Someone dismisses NFP by saying, “But that method doesn’t work; look how many kids you have.” In response, I like to say, “Define ‘work.’” If I had wanted to, in theory, I could have foregone the children I do have by using NFP to avoid pregnancy. But NFP has worked on me at a much d...
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Marital Sexuality: A Divine Design to Nurture Love and Life
by The Archdiocese of Boston in Transformed in Love: Building Your Catholic Marriage.Just as an architect has a purpose for his plans, so too, God has a purpose for sexual intercourse and marital sexuality. Marital sexuality is an important, beautiful, and powerful part of marriage. God created sexual intercourse! He wants us to have a fulfilling, lasting, loving, sexual relationship. As married couples, we need to cherish sexual intimacy.“God created mankind in his image; in the image of God h...
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