For Any Woman Struggling with Pornography and Masturbation

Are pornography or masturbation just men’s issues? Both men and women are drawn towards intimate relationships, which means that both can be subject to temptations to lust and commit sexual sin. But unfortunately, it’s been seen mostly as a men’s issue, leaving women who do struggle to do so alone. This isolation often only makes … Continued

So What’s Actually Wrong with Pornography?

Bobby Angel talks about the biggest problem with pornography. Pornography is a stubborn struggle that many experience in isolation—especially in a culture that encourages and praises behaviors like self-pleasure. It can be hard for us to pinpoint the real evil in watching porn. But what we are often failing to see is that pornography damages … Continued

Why You’re Watching Porn and How to Finally Quit

Fr. Mark-Mary, CFR, talks about the increase in habitual sin lately, and specifically how to finally quit porn. We are going to be more vulnerable to our weakness when we are hungry, angry, lonely, and tired (remember the acronym HALT). Being bored can also lead to temptation. It’s important to also remember that, when it … Continued

Be My Guest: Hudson Byblow on Same Sex Attraction, Holy Friendships, and Healing from Pornography

Fr. Josh is joined by Hudson Byblow to discuss the Catholic Church’s teaching on same-sex attraction, cultivating holy friendships, and healing from pornography. “The only one who can satiate that infinite ache that we have is an infinite God.” Glory Story (4:03) Hudson’s Background (8:37) Experiencing Same-Sex Attraction  (15:49)      Hey Father,  I am Catholic and … Continued

Pornography Addiction and Healing the Body of Christ

This week, Father Josh answers questions on addiction to pornography and what we can do to help heal the racial divide within the Body of Christ in our country.  “Our prayer must influence us and inspire us to manifest love.” Glory Story (2:55) What to do if your significant other has an addiction to pornography? … Continued

Why Porn Isn’t Adult Entertainment

Signs that say “Gentleman’s Club” or “Adult Entertainment” should seem strange to us, because there is nothing “gentlemanly” or “entertaining” about something that disrespects the dignity of women. Matt Fradd points out how, even without any religious background, going to strip clubs and watching pornography just doesn’t feel right. He encourages us to listen to … Continued

Three Practical Tips to Quit Porn

Matt addresses a truth that may be hard to accept at first, but actually makes perfect sense: we tend to over-spiritualize addiction to porn if we or someone we love is struggling with it. We often think prayer and the sacraments are enough to overcome this sin. While these spiritual exercises are very helpful—as Matt … Continued

Porn, True Intimacy, Introducing Parents to Jesus, and Same-sex Attraction

Matt Fradd answers questions from his audience about resisting conforming to social norms, sharing the Faith with non-believing parents, spiritual intimacy, extraterrestrial life, homosexuality in the Church, and more. Write #askmattfradd in the comments, followed by your question, and Matt may answer it in a future video. Here are links to the books Matt recommends … Continued

How to Talk to Your Kids About Porn – Part 2

If your kids have open access to the internet, they have access to porn. What can we, as parents and guardians, do to protect our kids from seeing porn, and if it’s too late, how should we talk to our kids about what they’ve seen?   Links mentioned in this video: The Porn Myth by … Continued

How to Talk to Kids About Porn

It may seem inappropriate to talk to your children about porn before adolescence, but—with the way our culture is  today—if parents don’t educate their young children about what’s wrong with porn, many others will likely tell them there’s nothing wrong with it and they’ll be likely to believe it. Without proper guidance, our children are … Continued

What Catholics Need to Know About Pornography and Sexual Addiction

Learn about new ways to understand addiction with therapist Mike Ciaccio. Discover his research on the prevalence of sex addiction in Christian communities. You will find out why he is hopeful that Christians can overcome whatever darkness we face in this realm. His methods have successfully helped people experience Christ’s healing in this area of … Continued

Is Porn Cheating?

Bobby Angel, husband of Catholic musician and speaker Jackie Angel, talks about the serious spiritual effects of pornography on men and women. He explains how porn hijacks our natural ability to love and replaces it with a less dignified sense of ourselves and of others. Bobby also recommends several powerful weapons against porn: prayer, acts … Continued
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