Tags » Church Teachings

A Tale of Two Encyclopedias

One thing you hear a lot of in the Catholic blogosphere is how the church is an antidote to the moral relativism that is supposedly rampant in our society. 808 more words

ASH WEDNESDAY

Q: What is Ash Wednesday?

A: Ash Wednesday is the day Lent begins. It occurs forty days before Good Friday.

Q: Is Ash Wednesday based on a pagan festival? 1,557 more words

Christianity

The Mormon Women Who Married Gay Husbands And Guess What? Everyone's Fine With It.

Those Mormons are at it again. But, I don’t want this to sound like I’m against religion in general and Mormons in particular. I’m not. Each to their own, I say. 1,233 more words

Sex And Relationships

Defending Chastity (and the Feminine Genius)

I recently read an article vilifying the virtue of pre-marital virginity. The writer claimed that girls—and the families of those girls—who make a promise not to have sex before marriage are afraid of female sexuality, devalue girls and women who aren’t virgins, and perpetuate patriarchy. 1,014 more words

Personal

A Daily Struggle

As an almost-married woman, I want to share some tips that my fiancé and I have used to help us save sex for marriage.

The first tip is to gain an understanding of what sex truly means.   536 more words

Blog

Why Catholic Teachings on Sex and Marriage are Basically Perfect.

I want to provide a better definition of the Catholic marriage, and how it relates to human sexuality. There are many more (and better, and more reliable) definitions in the catechism, papal encyclicals, and innumerable other resources composed by the Church herself—so I’d encourage you to check those out. 1,439 more words

Catholicism