Fall 2015 - Episode 2: Engaging in Chastity
"Chastity is a difficult, long term matter; one must wait patiently for it to bear fruit, for the happiness of loving kindness which it must bring. But at the same time, chastity is the sure way to happiness."

--Pope John Paul II
Making a commitment to chastity is something many young adults are striving for but becoming engaged and looking forward to your wedding can provide some new temptations. Find out from a young engaged couple how they met the challenge and kept their chastity promise until their wedding day.

Victor Bermudez & Jessica Foti

Janet's Homework Assignment:

Read Three To Get Married by Bishop Fulton Sheen

Read Familiarus Consortio

Read Intimate Graces by Teresa Tomeo (Pastore) & Deacon Dominick Pastore

Great Resource: Beloved Series from Augustine Institute

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See Jason Evert’s site: www.chastityproject.com

For university students to promote chastity and marriage see www.loveandfidelity.org

Read “Eight practical ways to pursue chastity while dating” by Lisa Cotter

Discussion Questions:

What are some practical ways to guard the virtue of chastity while dating?

Why is chastity so fundamental in discerning the will of God?

What are some creative ways to promote the virtue of chastity where it is most needed like the university campus?


Extreme Makeover
God's Bucket List: Heaven's Surefire Way to Happiness in this Life and Beyond

by Teresa Tomeo

Examines what God wants for each of us: mercy, fruitfulness, fellowship, and peace, just to name a few, and explains what the Christian faith teaches about these gifts and how we can begin to achieve and cross out, one by one, the items on that heavenly list. God's Bucket List is published by Random House/Image Books.

Recall Abortion: Ending the Abortion Industry's Exploitation of Women

by Janet Morana

Janet Morana exposes the myriad ways abortion exploits women, and calls for a National recall of this deadly procedure.  Published by Saint Benedict Press.

Sign the petition to recall abortion.
The Kitchen Madonna The Kitchen Madonna:
Patroness of The Catholic View for Women

Mary was not only Jesus' Mother, but also a housewife. Her utensils are earthly and heavenly symbols. The key represents the safety in the house and also the way into heaven. The kettle symbolizes nourishment for body and soul. The broom represents cleanliness in the home and in thoughts and deeds. 
Available from EWTN Religious Catalogue

Available in Resin and Bronze

The Magnificat

Magnificat is a lavishly printed, easy-to-read pocket-sized worship aid, of more than 400 pages.

Magnificat can be used to follow the daily Mass and can also be read at home for personal or family prayer.
Available at Magnificat
Consider praying the Divine Office on a daily basis. 
The Divine Office provides psalms and prayers to be prayed at different times of the day. 
See www.divineoffice.org.