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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.
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Consensual Nonmonogamy Bad Math

December 6, 2017
Should humans be monogamous?

Hate the Sin But Love the Sinner. How Do I Do That?

December 4, 2017
Father Dwight Longenecker

Remember, the Children are Listening.

November 30, 2017
Avoiding conflicts at Thankgiving

Marriage Catechumenates Taking Hold in the US

November 15, 2017
Marriage before the Crucifix

Marriage Is an Important Tool in the Fight Against Poverty

November 6, 2017
Mom and child

Are You Loving or Using?-Video

September 13, 2017
Fr. Hollowell homily- The opposite of love

The Sacrament of Marriage

July 20, 2017
Sacramental Marriage

Did Mass Incarceration Destroy the Black Family?

July 20, 2017
Male Incarceration Rates

The Spiritual and Emotional Costs of Porn Use

July 18, 2017
Patrick Coffin and Father Sean Kilcawley

Support Resources for Happier Families

May 20, 2017
I need help

Other Resources

US Catholic Conference of Bishops'   For Your Marriage