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Learn the language and pathways to reveal the reality of love, marriage and family, and discover the theological and philosophical principles behind them.

Exploring Reality and Other Resources

Formation 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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RISE Up and Be a Man

February 7, 2018
Chris Stefanick

Let Clarity and Compassion Define Sexual Identity Discussions, Bishops Say

December 18, 2017
A man and woman face one another. Only their feet and lower legs are shown

Boys Will Be Boys ... But Men Should Know Better

December 6, 2017
A boy with a sunset behind him

Consensual Nonmonogamy Bad Math

December 6, 2017
Should humans be monogamous?

Hate the Sin, but Love the Sinner. How Do I Do That?

December 4, 2017
Father Dwight Longenecker

Remember, the Children are Listening

November 30, 2017
A large family gathering around a table

Marriage Catechumenates Taking Hold in the US

November 15, 2017
Marriage before the Crucifix

Marriage Is an Important Tool in the Fight Against Poverty

November 6, 2017
Mom and child

Are You Loving or Using?-Video

September 13, 2017
Fr. Hollowell delivers a homily in church

The Sacrament of Marriage

July 20, 2017
Sacramental Marriage

Other Resources

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' For Your Marriage