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Posts Tagged ‘chastity’

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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A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Well, we missed it, but apparently September 26th was World Contraception Day. Gotta say, #sorrynotsorry. Pardon me if I seem a little aggravated here. It’s just difficult to watch YourLife — the youth-oriented, contraceptive-promoting Bayer website that invented the campaign — put out information that does everything but directly ask you to buy Bayer’s products…

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St. Joseph, Husband of Mary

Today the Church celebrates St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is one of CCL’s patron saints because he is a role model for husbands, fathers and anyone trying to live a chaste life. The marriage of Mary and Joseph was truly unique. They loved each other as husband and wife but remained…

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Chastity, Math, and Mumford & Sons

A song from the new Mumford & Sons album Wilder Mind got me thinking about chastity. The song Ditmas is about a relationship in crisis. The chorus goes like this: This is all I ever was This is all you came across those years ago Now you go too far Don’t tell me that I’ve…

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Resources: Teaching kids about sexuality

Here are a few CCL-recommended resources for teaching children about sexuality. Whole Life Curriculum Theology of the Body for Teens and Theology of the Body for Middle Schoolers Theology of His Body, Theology of Her Body Growing Up in God’s Image Sexual Wisdom: A Guide for Parents, Young Adults, Educators, and Physicians Sex Respect Family…

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