Skip to content Skip to navigation

Speak to the Heart

Learn the language and pathways to reveal the reality of love, marriage and family, and discover the theological and philosophical principles behind them.

Quick Reflections for Witnessing Reality

"Just as our thoughts shape the language we use,
so too the language we use shapes our thinking and the content of our discussions."

Archbishop Charles Chaput, Synod on the Family, 2015

Click on a topic heading below for concise insights to help with discussions about marriage reality.

Unwitting Cooperation

Exploring Reality and Other Resources

Articles that contribute to a reality-based perspective and deeper insights into the application of Church teaching.
They are intended for reflection and contemplation.
Share  and discuss the insights in them with friends and family members or comment on an article.

Select category below.


40 Percent of U.S. Children Born to Unmarried Parents

October 19, 2018
Crying Baby

Family Structure Affects Likelihood of Child Abuse

August 7, 2018

The Cost of Contraception and the Joy of the Gospel of Life

July 20, 2018
50 Anniversary Humanae Vitae

More Americans Living Together; Having Babies Before Marriage

July 11, 2018

If We Want to Restore Marriage, We Have to Learn This Technique

June 14, 2018

Defiance and Resistance

April 27, 2018
Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko

Only Half U.S. Children Being Raised by Their Married Parents

March 7, 2018
Single mom

Why Did We Forget How to Date?

February 19, 2018
”The Dating Project” from Paulist Productions: courtesy photo

RISE Up and Be a Man

February 7, 2018
Chris Stefanick

Let Clarity and Compassion Define Sexual Identity Discussions, Bishops Say

December 18, 2017
Man and Woman

Other Resources

US Catholic Conference of Bishops'   For Your Marriage