Tag - Purity

6 July: Feast of St Maria Goretti – Model of Purity for the Young…& Porn Addicts?

On June 24, 1950, Pope Pius XII stood before 500,000 people gathered in Saint Peter’s Square. “Young people,” the Pope asked the crowd, “are you determined to resist any attack on your chastity with the help and grace of God?”  “Yes!” echoed the response of thousands of young Catholics. Despite the celebration and joy, sixty-six year old...

Sin No Laughing Matter… But Is THIS How To Teach Cleverly About Purity?

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMo6DFnBtm4 Comment:  It's nearly impossible not to see the funny side of much of Jason's talk.  Easy to see why teenagers would thoroughly enjoy his lectures. Still,  certain "givens" cause concern; should Catholics be accepting of, for example, "dating" in High School?  That's just one of many reservations which I have about the above speaker but,...

Scottish Catholic Education Service Actively Promoting LGBT Agenda…

St Maria Goretti, please intercede to protect the innocence of pupils in Scotland's Catholic schools... The following extracts are taken from the website of the Scottish Catholic Education Service, section entitled Equality & Inclusion Learning and Teaching... The Usual Introductory Blurb... Editorial comment injected All schools should have robust policies that seek to ensure the safety and inclusion...

Morality: You Are What You Read…

The article below is a lengthy, detailed study of Catholic Moral Principles Concerning the Reading of Literature by Fr Stephen DeLallo SSPX  (Revised: Sept. 8, 2016)  Comments invited. It would be especially interesting to hear from priests, parents and teachers on this crucially important subject...  Introduction: The Catholic Moral Principles outlined below can help Catholics – especially parents and teachers – to...

Maria Goretti Was A Martyr For Purity – So Why Not Say So, Pope Francis?

Vatican City, Jul 6, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has marked the feast of the young martyr St. Maria Goretti by calling the faithful to follow her example and be forgiving to those who wrong them. The memory of Maria Goretti's example should “encourage you to commit yourselves, like the Saint you...