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Speak to the Heart

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

Quick Reflections

"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.

Articles for Deeper Understanding

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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Truth, Love, Freedom and Persuasion

October 1, 2016
Trey Gowdy at Liberty University Convocation

What is Marriage in Reality?

September 25, 2016
Marriage Reality

Understating the Marriage 'Commitment'

September 3, 2016
Circle of irreplaceability

Thomas Aquinas and the Art of Making a Public Argument

July 27, 2016
Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles

Explaining the Reality of Marriage

July 9, 2016

Cardinal Wuerl Responds to "Aggressive Gender Ideology" with Reality

June 2, 2016
Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, DC

Time for Healing, not Lamenting

May 24, 2016
Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, NE

Cardinals Address Amoris Laetitia; CDF Prefect Says Church’s Teaching has not Changed

May 6, 2016
St Peters Basilica Cardinals Reflect on "Joy of Love"

Know the Difference Between Sin and Sinner, Pope Francis Says

April 20, 2016
Mary Magdalene washes Jesus' feet

How Pope Francis Thinks We Should Change Marriage Prep

April 11, 2016
Pope Francis Marriage Preparation starts with learning how to love