Talks: Marriage / Parenting

  • For Love and Marriage by Johnnette Benkovic

    Johnnette Benkovic shares her re-conversion to Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church and the resulting struggles when her husband didn't share her faith. She explains how the Lord blessed her in unexpected ways and, through the promptings of His Holy Spirit, showed her how she could better love he...

  • Marriage and Family: Love Unveiled by Dr. Scott Hahn

    Strong relationships and marriages are of vital importance to individuals, the Church, and society overall, but real effort and wisdom are indispensable to making them last. In this focused presentation, Dr. Scott Hahn shares key principles that he has lived out in his own life. His advice is pra...

  • How to Apply Our Faith to Our Families by Kimberly Hahn

    Well-known speaker and author Kimberly Hahn is the wife of Dr. Scott Hahn and mother of six children. With simplicity, grace, and wit, she shares her personal experiences and practical insights on how to apply the truths of our Faith to everyday life. In this stimulating talk, she offers rich foo...

  • Pure Fatherhood by Devin Schadt

    Fathers are the link between heaven and earth and are intended to be an image of our Heavenly Father. Drawing on the examples of St. Joseph, Devin Schadt shows us how to become a father on earth like our Father in heaven. Devin is a husband, a father of five, and the co-founder of the Fathers of ...

  • No Imitations: Saying Yes to Authentic Love by Chris Stefanick

    Presented by Lighthouse Catholic Youth, Chris Stefanick discusses chastity beyond the usual fear tactics and "just say no's." Instead we are offered something to which we can say "yes": health, happiness, authentic relationships, and the love for which we were made. Everything else is just an imi...

  • Green Sex: The Case for Natural Family Planning by Jason Evert

    First comes loves, then comes marriage...then what? If sex is natural, why are we so eager to make it artificial? In this presentation, Jason Evert presents the case for Natural Family Planning as he unveils the beauty of God's plan for sexuality. Jason has spoken about chastity to more than one ...

  • What Every Couple Should Know about Marriage and Prayer by Fulton Sheen

    What is the secret of a successful marriage? How can couples deepen their commitment to one another in Christ? Beloved Catholic orator, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, illuminates the path by focusing on the essential role that prayer must play in every marriage. His anecdotes and stories illustrate ...

  • How to Keep Your Kids Catholic by Ken Hensley

    In a heartfelt and truly practical presentation, former Baptist minister Ken Hensley reveals effective strategies to help keep our kids within the fold of the Catholic Church. Drawing on personal experience and centuries of Catholic spiritual wisdom, he shares timeless, real-world advice we can r...

  • Discipline that Lasts a Lifetime by Dr. Ray Guarendi

  • Love Conquers All: Faith, Family, & the Early Church by Mike Aquilina

    Mike Aquilina, author of over forty books and an expert on early Church history, shares how the faithful witness of Christian families amidst the trials and persecutions of the Church in the first centuries of its existence led to the rapid expansion of Christianity and the conversion of the Roma...

  • Parenting for Purity by Jason Evert

  • Dating and Courtship by Kimberly Hahn

    What elements are essential during dating and courtship to discern whether you are following God's will? In this inspiring presentation, Kimberly Hahn, wife of Dr. Scott Hahn, shares rich insight gained from many years of bible study and her personal experiences as a Christian woman, wife, and mo...

  • Real Womanhood by Lisa Cotter

    In this talk given to a group of women at the FOCUS national conference, Lisa Cotter debunks the myths of modern day stereotypical womanhood. Using insights from the late Pope St. John Paul II and the heroic example of modern-day saints, Lisa gets to the truth about what it means to be an authent...

  • Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love by Dr. Edward Sri

    In today's culture, we're constantly bombarded with the secular notion of love and intimacy, instead of the kind of love that God intended for his children. In this presentation, Dr. Edward Sri explains how Pope St. John Paul II's teachings of the Theology of the Body can help us prepare for marr...

  • Men and Women are from Eden by Dr. Mary Healy

    God's design for life, love, relationships, and sex is written into our very bodies. With incredible clarity, Dr. Mary Healy explains how the Theology of the Body, Pope St. John Paul II's deeply biblical understanding of Our Lord's original plan for men and women, is astonishingly great news for ...

  • How to Save Your Marriage Before Meeting Your Spouse by Jason Evert

    Can you divorce-proof a marriage before it begins? In this top-notch presentation, Jason Evert shows us how to build the foundation for lasting love and reveals how marriage preparation starts before engagement. Jason Evert has spoken about chastity to more than one million people around the worl...

  • Women Made New by Crystalina Evert

    Is it ever too late to start over? In this inspiring talk, Crystalina Evert explains that it doesn't matter what you've done or where you've been: all that matters now is where you go from here. Crystalina has spoken about chastity to hundreds of thousands of people on four continents and is the ...

  • Love or Lust? by Jason and Crystalina Evert

    Scare tactics, guilt trips, and climbing teen pregnancy rates have minimal inspiration in discovering the true meaning of love. In this presentation from Jason and Crystalina Evert, you'll discover the difference between love and lust while getting straight answers about dating, relationships, an...

  • Protecting Innocence: Parenting, Your Kids, & the Internet by Matt Fradd

    Matt Fradd, a best-selling Catholic author, presents new data to show how the changes in the types and accessibility of pornography being promoted today make it far more dangerous and harmful than ever before. Matt draws from a wealth of experience to guide parents in taking decisive action to pr...

  • Detox by Jason Evert

    Within every heart is a battlefield between love and lust. In this presentation, Jason Evert discusses the strategies necessary to win the war and uproot the vice of pornography once and for all. Jason is an internationally known Catholic author and speaker. He has spoken to more than one million...

  • Three to Get Married by Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

    In this classic on love and marriage, Venerable Fulton J. Sheen places sex in the context of human love, and human love in the context of Divine Love. One of the greatest and best-loved spokesmen for the Catholic Faith, he beautifully presents the Catholic concept of marriage, emphasizing that ou...

  • God's Plan for Love: Humanae Vitae, Sex, & Authentic Freedom by Samuel Aquila

    In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, Archbishop Aquila explains how Blessed Pope Paul VI's teaching still serves as a great light amidst a world that is deeply confused about sexual intimacy. He provides valuable insights about how God imbued our sexuality with...

  • Jesus the Bridegroom: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Dr. Brant Pitre

    Dr. Brant Pitre is an enthusiastic and engaging speaker who regularly lectures throughout the country. In this stunning talk, Dr. Pitre applies his knowledge of the Jewish roots of Christianity to the very heart of the Gospel: the love of Christ. You will learn what it really means to have a "per...

  • The New Sexual Revolution: How to Form Pure Teens by Chris Stefanick

    Studies have proven that few factors determine a teen's physical, social, educational, emotional, and even financial health as profoundly as their choice for purity or promiscuity. In this dynamic talk, 14-year youth ministry veteran Chris Stefanick shows us exactly what we're up against and how ...