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You’re beautiful…believe it!

From the Family Foundations archives ****  When I was in the fourth grade, I was lucky enough to sit in the back of Mrs. Flanagan’s classroom with my very best friend — near enough to whisper, pass notes and raise our eyebrows significantly at each other. Lisa and I had one of those friendship where you live…

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NFP Uncensored: Single and charting

NFP Uncensored is a series of candid accounts of the way NFP informs every aspect of life. You can follow the posts by searching for “NFP Uncensored” here in the Living the Love blog (use the search bar on the right-hand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media.   I was three years…

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Media Matters

Media matters. I remember discussing media with grade- and high school students during my years as a chastity educator. Every class, without fail, we encountered students who were convinced that they could read, watch and listen to whatever they wanted because they believed they were unaffected by the messages and images. They usually cited being…

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Beauty brought us here

Humanae Vitae Giving Day * * * By Roxane B. Salonen Self-discipline of this kind is a shining witness to the chastity of husband and wife and, far from being a hindrance to their love of one another, transforms it by giving it a more truly human character. And if this self-discipline does demand that…

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Expressions of beauty uncut

Expressions of beauty A round-up of Catholic artists Humans are drawn to beauty, and that tug is inherently spiritual. “Every expression of true beauty,” Pope Francis wrote in his apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium, “can be acknowledged as a path leading to an encounter with the Lord Jesus.” Theology of the Body puts that concept into…

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