Leaving Boyhood Behind
Presenter: Jason Craig
Thursday, March 14, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

In Leaving Boyhood Behind: Reclaiming Catholic Brotherhood, author Jason Craig proposes a need to initiate boys and men into the world of real manhood. Craig walks through the stages of a rite of passage -- separation, transition, and incorporation -- and how we can apply their wisdom today. Focusing on the tangible steps involved in this transition to authentic manhood, Leaving Boyhood Behind reveals that the Church has everything needed for true and authentic masculinity.

Jason Craig is co-founder of Fraternus, a Catholic mentoring program for boys.

Accompanying those with Same-sex Attraction
Presenter: David Prosen
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

When it comes to relationships, sexuality, and the Church, there is much confusion right now among Catholics. Specifically, many in the Church are searching for ways to welcome those who experience same-sex attractions and love them in the way that Jesus does.

This new booklet seeks to answer what the needs are of those in the Church who experience same-sex attractions, and how Church members can seek to meet those needs. Accompanying Those with Same-sex Attractions: A Guide for Catholics is intended to equip all members of the Church with knowledge and concrete strategies on how to meet the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Join us as author David Prosen discusses his new booklet.

A Catholic Response to College Admissions Scandal: Why the Cardinal Virtues of Prudence, Justice, Temperance, and Fortitude Still Matter
Presenter: Teresa Tomeo
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

Every time we turn around, as the old cliché goes, there is another prominent person who never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Instead, as we have recently seen from the major headlines concerning the huge college admissions scam, bad examples and even criminal behavior abound. Once again well-known and well-respected people in positions of influence, greatly disappoint us. In the latest real life drama we see business owners, powerful lawyers, and much-loved actresses, including a star from the Hallmark Channel’s wholesome “When Calls the Heart” TV series living what appear to be double lives.

What kind of example does this set for their followers and their children...and yours? What lessons can we learn?

Teresa Tomeo will be joined by renowned Jesuit Catholic priest and theologian, Fr. Robert McTeigue, a member of the National Ethics Committee of the Catholic Medical Association, as well as weekly columnist at Aleteia.org, host and producer of "The Catholic Current" on The Station of Cross Catholic Radio Network, and co-host of the Catholic podcast, "The Furrow."

Together they will provide much needed food for thought on how we can, as Catholic Christians, during this season of Lent, use this as an opportunity to get back to the basics by revisiting the Cardinal Virtues of prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance.

The Ever-Present God
Presenter: Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

Join us as Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, internationally acclaimed biblical scholar, TV personality, and author, presents a free, one-hour webcast, in partnership with Our Sunday Visitor.

Be a Happier Parent or Laugh Trying
Presenter: Betsy Kerekes
Monday, April 22, 2019
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

Join Betsy Kerekes, author of Be a Happier Parent or Laugh Trying, as she gives us a peek into her new book. It's easy to forget the joy that comes with being a parent. Catholic parents today want to be the best they can be at their vocation as mothers and fathers, and most of them could use some advice on how to find more joy in their daily vocation. With lighthearted humor and helpful ideas, Be a Happier Parent or Laugh Trying will show parents how to enjoy parenthood despite the difficulties of the job.

Media Matters
Presenter: Teresa Tomeo
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

Join us as Teresa Tomeo, internationally acclaimed TV and radio personality, and "Eye on Culture" columnist for OSV Newsweekly, presents a free, one-hour webcast focusing on current events.

And you will have an opportunity to ask Teresa questions in the Q&A session!

Don't Let the Culture Raise Your Kids: A Practical Guide for Catholic and Other Christian Parents
Presenter: Maria Segelstein
Thursday, April 25, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time
Cost: Free

Don't Let the Culture Raise Your Kids: A Practical Guide for Catholic and Other Christian Parents delivers a comprehensive overview of the potential pitfalls in today's secular world. While many parents assume they will be the primary influence in their children's lives, it's become increasingly apparent how much the world exerts its own--usually contrary-- influence on our kids. With twenty-five ears of experience writing about family issues under her belt, author Maria Segelstein explains what modern parents can do to become the main influencer in their children's lives.

Perfect for parents with children of any age, this book offers solutions on every topic you can imagine. Join us to hear Segelstein discuss this new book. You'll have an opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences.

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