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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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Archdiocese of Detroit Begins Building the Marriage Catechumenate

November 15, 2017
Marriage before the Crucifix
 

Marriage Is an Important Tool in the Fight Against Poverty

November 6, 2017
Mom and child
 

Turning Minefields into Positive Experiences

November 6, 2017
Avoiding conflicts at Thankgiving
 

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
 

Family Support Resources

May 20, 2017
I need help
 

Pew Research: Continuing Rise in Cohabitation

April 26, 2017
Cohabitation among young people
 

A Handbook for Faithfully Interpreting Amoris Laetitia

April 19, 2017
The Sanctity of the Sacrament of Marriage.

Other Resources

US Catholic Conference of Bishops'   For Your Marriage