Just what does the Roman Catholic Church think about sex ?
A group of Central New York churches will offer individuals of all faiths answers to that question and questions for their own lives in three age- appropriate courses of study and inquiry called Theology of the Body..during the upcoming Lenten season.
Course materials are drawn and condensed from 129 addresses by the universally admired Karol Josef Wojtyla , the Catholic priest who survived World War 2 in Hitler-occupied Poland and was elected Pope John Paul II in 1979.
Each of the three are augmented with interactive workbooks and video presentations by Christopher West.* West’s easygoing approach includes an occasional light touch of tasteful humor to break the ice during the course’s reach into one of life’s most complex aspects
All courses will be held at Holy Trinity School in Utica at 6 pm on each listed Sunday evening, lasting approximately two hours..The youth course at Holy Trinity, ,”Theology of the Body for Teens (ages 13 up) is sponsored by the Good News Center in Marcy enabling all teens to attend free of charge. Sessions are February 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10
The two adult courses for single individuals, married couples and members of the religious community are “The Gift, An Introduction to The Theology of the Body” and a second, “Into the Heart ..An Advanced Course.”.Both adult courses will run simultaneously with two hour sessions starting at 6 pm Sundays February 13, 27 March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10
Cost per adult is $15
Sponsoring entities are St Paul’s Church of Rome, The Good News Center of Marcy, and Utica Churches St Mary of Mt Carmel-Blessed Sacrament Church, St Joseph and St Patrick’s Church and course site Holy Trinity Church and School, 1206 Lincoln Ave, Utica.
To register for “Teens” call Janice Janice Lyszczarz 733-2891 , for “The Gift” call Sara Shaheen at 725-9661, for “Into the Heart” call Julianne Stokes at 335-0932 or email
Media should direct inquiries to Mrs Stokes.
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The component works by Pope John Paul II
About the narrator--- http://www.ChristopherWest.com
Endorsements -- http://www.christopherwest.com/endorsements.asp