From the blog.
People often ask me for a broad overview of the recovery process. I view recovery as a three tiered process: Sobriety, Inner Healing, and Transformation. Sobriety Being sober means no longer using the substance to which you were addicted—pornography. Many people rate their success by the number of days, weeks, months or years of sobriety. […]
“As proof that you are children, God Sent the spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!” (Gal 4:6) As St Paul speaks these words to the Galatians, two realities shine forth. First, we are all children of God, which means that God wants the good for us, He is willing to […]
The following is an interview I had with Fr. Sean Kilcawley of the diocese of Lincoln, NE. It was originally recorded for and published on our site for teens and young adults (ThePornEffect.com) Fr. Sean discusses how priests can better assist those who turn to them for help in breaking free from porn. Image via Flickr, […]
Loving Our Children in a Pornified World
Praying in the Midst of Temptation
Encountering the Love of God in the Family
Ask our experts a question
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…