Marriage and Its Enemies

Marriage and Its Enemies

Fr. Benedict Groeschel
“The family is under attack and we must take action to defend it” was the ringing theme at Christendom College’s 18th Annual Summer Institute on Marriage and the Family attended by 350 people at its Front Royal, Virginia campus on July 21. Speakers at the day-long...
Authority in Marriage

Authority in Marriage

Professor Mary Stanford
Acclaimed professor of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body Mary Stanford discussed authority in marriage. She said that our modern culture has a misconception of what marriage is. “Our modern age operates as though the family were a collection of people whose communal...
Homily

Homily

Bishop Thomas Welsh
Following Stanford’s talk, conference attendees filled Christ the King Chapel where retired Bishop Thomas Welsh of Allentown, Pennsylvania celebrated a votive Mass for the family. “The idea of covenant helps us to recall the original covenant that was with God and...
Family as the Domestic Church

Family as the Domestic Church

Dr. Timothy O' Donnell
College President Dr. Timothy O’Donnell spoke on the family as a Domestic Church. “There is no doubt that the family, as we know it, is under attack. Everyone has an obligation to prayerfully read Familiaris Consortio, such an important and beautiful Church document...
Marriage and the Natural Law

Marriage and the Natural Law

Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wisconsin took the stage discussing marriage and the natural law. “Whether you are a Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, agnostic or atheist, one is bound by the natural law because one is human. Natural law simply states God’s plan for the...
It Takes a Family

It Takes a Family

Senator Rick Santorum
Providing a unique political perspective, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) spoke of the importance of the family in keeping America’s founding values and vision strong. “The family is under attack,” he said. “No fault divorce laws increase the divorce...