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Here at Integrity Restored, we have been hearing about and seeing the effects of pornography addiction daily. As I was reading an article this morning, “Inside a porn addiction clinic with patients as young as EIGHT” published in the UK’s Daily Star, it dawned on me how society is not fully aware of the harms, […]
Given the vast proliferation of pornography consumption in the US, we shouldn’t be surprised at how much traffic these sites receive, but I guess I was a little bit. Did you know that 3 out of the most visited sites on the internet are pornography sites? The rankings and the corresponding numbers are staggering! Never […]
By Fr Sean Kilcawley One of the common challenges for men in recovery is to figure out “what is normal” and distinguish that from the effects of past pornography consumption. While it is true that pornography consumption leads to the objectification of others, preoccupation with sexual thoughts and fantasies, a darkened intellect, and weakness of […]
This four-day in-depth training provides education from both theological and psychological perspectives. Priests are given a crash course in theological anthropology, the science of addiction, relationships, and the different levels of intervention to help others to break free and heal from the devastating effects of pornography on marriages and families. Priest who complete this training […]
Monday July 30, 2018 – 8:15PM – 9:15PM (CT) Fr. Sean Kilcawley – How to live our faith in the midst of so much pressure from society, especially in the midst of pressure to have sex and use pornography. – Open to the Public Ages 18 & Up. Café Catholica at St. Michael Catholic Church, […]
My House Workshop for Men If you’ve had enough, there is hope! The My House Workshop for Men is a 3-day confidential, intensive for men striving to overcome and heal from unwanted sexual behaviors. It is geared to maximize your investment of time and money, as it will enhance the work you might have started […]
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How do I as a priest address porn from the pulpit? I don’t want to scandalize the young and innocent.
Addressing pornography, and all sexual sin, from the pulpit is definitely a daunting task. As priests, we stand in the tension between proclaiming the truth about the danger to souls posed by pornography and the fear of scandalizing those who are innocent. Sometimes we can even fail to teach the truth because we fear teaching people to sin. However, we also must acknowledge the fact that we live in a pornified culture, and our young people are often not as…
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