Contraception, NFP, and the Nature of Marriage

The Church's teaching about contraception is very difficult to understand within today's climate, and is subject to many misconceptions. But these teachings are based on the natural law, and upon further reflection the difference between contraception and Natural Family Planning (NFP) becomes quite clear.

5 Amazingly Catholic Ways to Celebrate Halloween

By now, many of us have come to understand that Halloween is a Catholic holiday, the Vigil of All Saints’ Day and the first day of the ‘Allhallowtide’ Triduum. We can certainly have fun with pumpkins, costumes, trick-or-treating, candy and treats, and watching shows like It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charilie Brown, since we know that … Continue reading 5 Amazingly Catholic Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Why Contraception is Wrong

Image via Pixabay. The Catholic Church’s teachings about marriage are based on the natural law, and provided that absolute morality is understood, they can be easily be understood based on proper application of right reason.  The primary purpose of marriage is the procreation and education of children.  Naturally, this tenet raises questions regarding contraception, infertility, … Continue reading Why Contraception is Wrong

Understanding the Purpose of Marriage, Part II

Once it has been demonstrated that the primary purpose of the sexual act is the procreation of children, the rest falls into place.  The reason that marriage exists is that children can be raised by both their parents.  Marriage has been part of every human society, because it is that deeply ingrained in human nature.  … Continue reading Understanding the Purpose of Marriage, Part II