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Spiritual Communion Card

In this trial of quarantine and inability to attend Holy Mass, we have created this 2-sided card for families and individuals. Use them for the duration of this time as a way to find HOPE in Jesus thorough prayer and trust in Him. Then keep using them as an act of faith!

These cards are FREE upon request, however any donation to offset our printing & shipping costs will certainly be appreciated.

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Please consider ordering cards for those in your household as well as fellow parishioners, friends, & relatives to whom you can mail a card along with a personal note of encouragement. We will begin filling & shipping orders by April 7.

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*NOW* is a GREAT time to LEARN MORE about THEOLOGY OF THE BODY. Check out these EXCELLENT opportunities…

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DON’T MISS THIS!

MAY 8-10

The MOST AMAZING line up of speakers

Learn more and register HERE! 

THEOLOGY THE BODY HEAD & HEART IMMERSION ONLINE

MAY 18-29 | FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

For the 1st time EVER, the flagship “Head & Heart” immersion course of the TOB Institute is available ONLINE from the comfort of your home!

Learn more and register HERE! 

The in-person experience is the optimal transformational encounter with TOB and includes celebration of the Sacraments, daily prayer and interactions with the instructor and fellow students. The next in-person opportunity is June 21-26 (assuming no restrictions). Details available at the same link above.

THEOLOGY THE BODY CONGRESS

OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 1, 2020 | CLEVELAND, OHIO

Join some of the foremost Theology of the Body experts and enthusiasts from around the world in Cleveland, Ohio for the 4th International TOB Congress hosted by the TOB Institute. Our theme, “That We Might Have Sight” will explore the beauty and power of TOB to bring healing and sight to the blindness of our modern culture, as well as our own hearts.

Come to the Congress for deeper encouragement, formation, and affirmation that TOB really does take us to the heart of Christ and His love for His bride, the Church.  By entering into this mystery our eyes are fixed on the one who alone can truly satisfy the deepest longing of our hearts.

Learn more and register HERE! 

MEDIA RESOURCES

K-5 TOB Lessons for Home: a Gift from Ruah Woods Press!

FREE access to at-home TOB lessons for younger children, ages 4 to 12 years!  You can join the TOB Teacher’s Toolbox where we’ve assembled online stories & at-home lessons for Grades K-5.

Each Grade level, K-5 offers a beautifully illustrated storybook read online, discussion questions to tap into your child/student’s natural curiosity, meaningful activities, a suggested prayer & finally clarifies how the story conveys Theology of the Body truths.

Learn more and access the free resource by clicking HERE! 

Cry of the Heart

A short film (18 mins) from Christopher West

Have you ever felt that, deep down, you’re missing something? Despite having some measure of stability in your faith, family, and friends, the “ache” for something more just doesn’t go away…
The good news: that doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you.

Even better news: there is real hope for the fulfillment of that deep cry of your heart.We invite you to watch The Cry of the Heart, Christopher West’s affirming and uplifting film about getting real, taking off our masks, and living from that cry deep within us for infinite life, love, and fulfillment.

Theology of the Body for Beginners

In keeping up with the cultural changes, this book has been revised and expanded three times. First released in 2004, second release in 2009, and the current release in 2018. 
 
Divorce. Broken families. Sexual abuse. Pornography. Gender issues. Everywhere we look, we find more confusion about the fundamental truths of human life. As we lose our basic understanding of the meanings of man, woman, marriage, and sex, the question becomes ever more urgent: What does it mean to be a human being?
 
Theology of the Body for Beginners is a concise introduction to the answer to that question. Using simple, everyday language, Christopher West lays a foundation for understanding the basics of St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, making his profound teachings on human sexuality easy to grasp and apply in our lives. You will discover a deeper understanding of your role in your family and in society, learn how to better love and be loved by your spouse or future spouse, and gain new insights on how to respond with clarity and compassion to hot-button issues on sexuality. This updated, revised edition of the original includes new insights from West’s own research in addition to wisdom from Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
 
“In a culture still haunted by Gnosticism, where a wedge is so often placed between matter and spirit, soul and body, leading to distortions in our understanding of the human person, Saint John Paul II’s Theology of the Body is both much needed and prophetic. I’m grateful to Christopher West for making these teachings accessible to a general audience. This book offers a clear, succinct presentation of Saint John Paul II’s important ideas and is a helpful and necessary resource for catechists, evangelists, indeed all people.” — Bishop Robert Barron
Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, Founder of Word on Fire Ministries

Find it on Amazon HERE

Fill These Hearts

Considered a “prequel” to TOB for Beginners, this is a book about Desire. Not just trivial wants or superficial cravings, but the most vital powers of sexuality and spirituality that haunt us and compel us on our search for something.
 
Along the way, Fill These Hearts blows the lid off the idea of Christianity as a repressive, anti-sex religion and unveils the hidden truth of life: that the restless yearnings we feel in both our bodies and our spirits are the very cry of our hearts for God.

Watch a 90 second promo video here: https://vimeo.com/174366614

Find it on Amazon HERE

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