Will we have Bodies in Heaven?

Will we have Bodies in Heaven?

At funerals, you will often hear people say, “Heaven just gained an angel”. As well-intentioned as this person may be, this is simply untrue. Heaven did not gain an angel, it gained a human being. God willing when you die and enter the glories of Heaven, you will not...
The Power of Visualisation

The Power of Visualisation

I recently watched a shocking Youtube video recorded by college students in America, demonstrating how easy it is to “pick up” on campus.  In one of the many encounters that were shown, a young woman approaches another young woman to ask her out. Here is...
Are You the Older Brother?

Are You the Older Brother?

Famously known as the Parable of the Prodigal Son, Luke 15 tells the story of a repentant son to his merciful father. We can all see ourselves in the sinful yet contrite son and God the Father in the forgiving father. But, how many of you see yourself in the older...
What is Chastity?

What is Chastity?

I was just about to sip my coffee when a friend of mine asked me rather bluntly,  “But Simon, what is chastity? The definition that the Catechism gives makes almost no sense to me! The language is really complex and confusing.” To his disappointment, I had to admit...
Men Have Sexual Urges They Need to Satisfy

Men Have Sexual Urges They Need to Satisfy

After a chastity talk I gave to an all-girls high school, one of the senior students shared that her boyfriend told her he has sexual urges that he “needs” satisfied. He said that since he is unable to say no to them, he needs her to do sexual stuff with him to...
Is Virginity Really Something You Lose?

Is Virginity Really Something You Lose?

After speaking at a youth conference some time ago, a young man asked me how old I was when I lost my virginity. I explained that when I got married, I did not “lose my virginity” like one loses their keys, but rather, gave my virginity as a gift to my wife. On the...