This is an index of all files in the EWTN "Youth" Document Library as of 10/18/2013 sorted by library and title



LIBRARY - FILENAME - TITLE
AUTHOR
DESCIPTION

1. YOUTH - REALLOVE.TXT - 'Real Love' Will Help Spread Truth About Human Sexuality
Mary Beth Bonacci

An article describing a new organization that will make Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body accessible and understandable to the average Catholic. This article appeared in the March 6, 1997 issue of The Arlington Catholic Herald.

2. YOUTH - NICOLE.TXT - A Girl Named Nicole
Mary Beth Bonacci

This account of Nicole demonstrates what a person with determination can do regardless of age or status.

3. YOUTH - CONFESS.TXT - A Good Confession
California Youth

Compiled by this file provides an examination of conscience, some suggestions for forming a purpose of amendment and an 'Act of Contrition.' CONFESSION CONTRITION SIN EXAMINATION CONSCIENCE

4. YOUTH - BADDECIS.TXT - A Young Girl's Bad Decision
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth offers some sobering thoughts for young people on the consequences of their actions. This article appeared in the June 20, 1996 issue of "The Arlington Catholic Herald."

5. YOUTH - VICCRIME.TXT - Abortion Is Not A Victimless Solution
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci addresses young people about abortion. This article appeared in the August 4, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI ABORTION VICTIM CHOICE

6. YOUTH - GRUESOME.TXT - All Abortions Are Equally Gruesome
Mary Beth Bonacci

Partial-birth abortion is horrid and evil, to be sure, but it is no worse than any other abortion. What is the difference between sucking the brains out of an 8-month baby and dismembering an 8-week baby with a curette or a suction machine?

7. YOUTH - LETVIRG.TXT - An Open Letter To A Wavering Virgin
Mary Beth Bonacci

Columnist Mary Beth Bonacci responds to a letter from a reader, written on behalf of a friend. This article appeared in the July 21, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI CHASTITY VIRGINITY

8. YOUTH - LETHUSB.TXT - An Open Letter to my Future Husband
Mary Beth Bonacci

'Sex will be our gift to each other, our exclusive 'language.' It'll belong to us, not 'us and everyone else we ever dated.' Uploaded from American Life League Electronic Bulletin Board (703) 659-7111. BONACCI SEX VIRGINITY MARRIAGE HUSBAND WIFE CHASTITY

9. YOUTH - NOTTEMPT.TXT - And Lead Us Not Into Temptation
Robin M. Peacock

This article, by Robin M. Peacock, was originally intended to have been printed in the now-defunct 'Theotokos'. Written from a feminine perspective, it is meant to stimulate discussion about male chastity. PEACOCK CHASTITY MALE

10. YOUTH - ANREASON.TXT - Another Reason Against Violence
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonaci discusses violence at abortion clinics and gives reasons against it. This article appeared in the September 15, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACI ABORTION CLINIC VIOLENCE ABORTIONIST

11. YOUTH - JP2DEN1.TXT - Arrival Speech
Pope John Paul II

World Youth Day - Denver. Text of Pope John Paul II's speech upon his arrival at Denver's Stapleton International Airport on Thursday, August 12, 1993: and the text of Pope John Paul II's prepared remarks to about 85,000 young people at Mile High Stadium on Thursday night. JOHN PAUL DENVER YOUTH

12. YOUTH - BAPBRID.TXT - Baptism Bridges the Chasm Between Our World and God's
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth encourages youth to act on the graces of their baptism and not take them for granted. This article appeared in the February 9, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI BAPTISM GRACE

13. YOUTH - CHENVIR.TXT - Be a Christian Environmentalist
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci helps to put the environmental movement into proper focus. This article appeared in the March 30, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENTALIST

14. YOUTH - JP2DEN3.TXT - Cherry Creek Remarks and Farewell Address
Pope John Paul II

World Youth Day - Denver. Text of Pope John Paul II's remarks at Sunday Mass at Cherry Creek State Park, Denver Colorado, World Youth Day, 1993, August 15, 1993, Solemnity of the Assumption. And the text of Pope John Paul II's address at Stapleton International Airport farewell ceremony, August 15, 1993.

15. YOUTH - VOCATION.TXT - Choosing A Vocation
Fr. William Most

How do we decide what our vocation is? How can we tell whether or not we have a vocation to the priesthood?

16. YOUTH - JP2DEN2.TXT - Christ Alone Gives the Fullness of Divine Life
Pope John Paul II

World Youth Day - Denver. Text of the Pope's speech given on August 14, 1993. JOHN PAUL DENVER YOUTH

17. YOUTH - FORMCONS.TXT - Conscience Must Be Properly Formed
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth discusses what exactly is the conscience, how it works and whether or not we always supposed to follow it. This article appeared in the November 11, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI CONSCIENCE JOHN PAUL II

18. YOUTH - KANSCATH.TXT - Conventions for College Students
Thomas P. Grelinger

Suggestion by Thomas P. Grelinger for starting a student convention in each state based on the one held at Kansas Catholic College. The purpose being to build the faith of young people. The convention lasts a full weekend--Friday evening to Sunday noon--and covers speakers, reconciliation, Mass, meals, etc. COLLEGE CONVENTION KANSAS

19. YOUTH - DATEPUR.TXT - Dating with a Purpose: To Avoid 'Twisted Love'
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth says its okay to try to get someone to change their bad habits but that we shouldn't date that kind of person. This article appeared in the June 16, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI DATING LOVE MARRIAGE RESPECT

20. YOUTH - DEFENDUB.TXT - Defending the Unborn:A Papal Warning
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci speaks to young people about the urgency of being active in the pro-life movement. This article appeared in the August 18, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI ABORTION UNBORN POPE

21. YOUTH - GROWUP.TXT - Do I Have to Grow Up?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth deals with the subject of teenage maturity in her wise and witty way. This article appeared in the March 23, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI MATURITY

22. YOUTH - DATEEXCL.TXT - Does Dating Have to Be Exclusive?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Why is it that if a girl goes out with more than one guy, people look down on her? This article appeared in the February 15, 1996 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

23. YOUTH - EXPRLOVE.TXT - Expressing Love in a Relationship
Mary Beth Bonacci

'If I love my girlfriend, why can't I make love to her? Finally, the big question. If sex is 'making love,' and I love someone, why can't I express that love by making love? Seems simple, doesn't it? This article by Mary Beth Bonacci appeared in the October 19, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

24. YOUTH - LEADCHRI.TXT - Friends: Do They Lead You to Christ?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth talks about how bad friends lead us away from God. This article appeared in the December 8, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI FRIENDS GOD

25. Youth - zgendered.htm - Gender and Education
Father John Flynn

Advocates of separate education for boys and girls received support from a report published recently in England. In December 2006, Ofsted, the government's inspectorate for children and learners in England, published a report titled, "2020 Vision." The document looked ahead to see what personalized teaching and learning might look like in schools 20 years into the new millennium. For ZENIT, Father Flynn summarizes this and other recent studies on the subject. GENDER GAP

26. YOUTH - BUSLIFE.TXT - Getting to the Business of Defending Life
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci shows us what we can do to defend life. BONACCI PRO-LIFE ABORTION

27. YOUTH - REALGOD.TXT - Have You Ever Wondered, Is There Really a God?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci helps deal with the problem of doubts about God's existence. This article appeared in the December 22, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI GOD EXISTENCE DOUBTS

28. YOUTH - HOWCOULD.TXT - How Could God Do This?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth discusses the tragic bombing in Oklahoma City. This article appeared in the May 18, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI OKLAHOMA BOMBING

29. YOUTH - READYSEX.TXT - How Do I Know When I Am Ready for Sex
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci examines this question and gives sound counsel about the serious consequences of premarital sex. This article appeared in the April 27, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI SEX MARRIAGE PURITY SEXUALITY

30. YOUTH - YOUTH.TXT - Letter on World Youth Day
Peter Mirus

An open letter to teens by a sixteen-year-old who attended the World Youth Day with Pope John Paul II in Denver, Colorado (USA). YOUTH POPE JOHN PAUL II WORLD DENVER EXCITEMENT LOVE

31. YOUTH - LOOKING.TXT - Looking at Love
ALL

Chastity related file created by Voice Campus Outreach, confronts teenagers with some facts about saying no to sex. LOVE TEENAGERS SEX CHASTITY VOICE

32. YOUTH - WRONGPL.TXT - Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth discusses the emotional bond involved in having sex and why those who are promiscuous appear not to have it.

33. YOUTH - LOVEDATE.TXT - Love and Dating
Molly Kelly

'Dating provides the opportunity for two people of the opposite sex to get to know each other by sharing ideas, values, dreams, hopes, and . . . if the chemistry is right . . . to fall in love.' This file provides a list of videos dealing with chastity. Uploaded from American Life League Electronic Bulletin Board (703) 659-7111. KELLY ALL DATING LOVE CHASTITY

34. YOUTH - LOVEDREA.TXT - Love Dreams
Fulton J. Sheen

Every person carries within his heart a blueprint of the one he loves. What seems to be "love at first sight" is actually the fulfillment of desire, the realization of a dream.

35. YOUTH - JOYGIFT.TXT - Love Is Other-Directed, Joy Is a Gift
Mary Beth Bonacci

This article was taken from the February 6, 1997 issue of "The Arlington Catholic Herald".

36. YOUTH - ZUNIVSTU.HTM - Mary Ann Glendon on Today's University Students
ZENIT

Harvard Law professor Mary Ann Glendon prepared this address for the Pontifical Council for the Laity's 8th International Youth Forum, held near Rome, April 2004. Glendon was named president of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences. "Generation Y bears unusual burdens." APOLOGETICS MARRIAGE CHILDREN SEX SOCIAL SCIENCES TOLERANCE MORALITY DE TOCQUEVILLE

37. YOUTH - MANILA.TXT - Pope Shares a Little Wisdom with Teenagers in Manila
M. B. Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci comments on the Pope's visit to Manila and remarks about teens relationship with their parents. This article appeared in the March 9, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI JOHN PAUL II MANILA PARENTS TEENS

38. Youth - zwydconsh.htm - Preparation for Consecration of Youth to Sacred Heart
World Youth Day Team

This is the text of a preparatory catechesis for the consecration of youth to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which is to occur during World Youth Day in Madrid in August 2011. The catechesis is provided by the World Youth Day team. LOVE CROSS MARGARET MARY ALACOQUE SACRAMENTS

39. YOUTH - STOPVIOL.TXT - Pro-Life: We're the Ones Trying To Stop the Violence
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci discusses the use of violence in defense of the unborn. This article appeared in the September 1, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI ABORTION VIOLENCE UNBORN ABORTIONISTS

40. YOUTH - BRAINCHR.TXT - Put Your Brain in Charge
Mary Beth Bonacci

Miss Bonacci discusses for teens and young adults the idea of letting our reason govern our sexual desires. Article appeared in the July 7, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald. BONACCI SEX CHASTITY

41. YOUTH - DIVOANNU.TXT - Questions About Divorce and Annulment
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci explains why the Catholic Church doesn't allow divorce and why an annulment is not a 'Catholic' divorce. This article appeared in the November 16, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

42. YOUTH - SATANEN.TXT - Satan -- An Enemy to Take Seriously
M. B. Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci talks about the battle between ourselves and the devil and why we should take the devil seriously. This article appeared in the January 12, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI SATAN DEVIL TEMPTATION

43. YOUTH - BLURVIS.TXT - Sexual Relationship Can Blur Your Vision
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth talks about dating, premarital sex and bonding. This article appeared in the August 24, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI SEX DATING BONDING MARRIAGE

44. Youth - sportsed.htm - Sports and the Educational Emergency
Rev. Carlo Nanni, S.D.B.

Rev. Carlo Nanni, S.D.B.,who teaches Philosophy of Education at the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome, examines the role sports may play in overcoming the current educational emergency. In order for sport to contribute to healthy development, there must be a “clear awareness of sport's social dimension and its contribution towards the comprehensive growth of the individual and the community.” SOCIALIZATION CULTURE MEDIA GLOBALIZATION ETHICS HUMANISM CULTURAL PLURALISM PERSON

45. YOUTH - YTHGROUP.TXT - Starting and Running a Youth or Young Adult Group
Matthew Pinto

Principles from the forthcoming book "Waking the Sleeping Giant: Effective Catholic Young Adult Ministry"

46. YOUTH - SUPERGLU.TXT - Superglue of the Heart
Mary Beth Bonacci

'Everyone loves to talk about how sex works, or how to 'protect' yourself, but no one ever wants to talk about how sex affects us on the emotional level. People seem to think that sex is something that you can just 'do' with your body, and leave your brain at the door. But that's not true. Sexual activity is powerful, and it has profound emotional consequences.' This article appeared in the July 13, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI

47. YOUTH - BURDSEX.TXT - The Burdens of Sexual Responsibility
Mary Beth Bonacci

'Why is the responsibility for chastity always put on the female sex?' Why does it seem like guys have no control, and girls are always the ones to say no?' This article appeared in the January 4, 1996 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

48. YOUTH - DANGHOMO.TXT - The Dangers of Homosexuality
Mary Beth Bonacci

"I have heard that the Church is against homosexuality. If so, why are some homosexuals still Catholic?" Mary Beth discusses this controversial subject.

49. YOUTH - UNCONDIT.TXT - The Need for Unconditional Love
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth encourages teenagers to turn to their parents in time of crisis.This article appeared in the August 1, 1996 issue of "The Arlington Catholic Herald."

50. Youth - zfarmhope.htm - The Pope and a Farm of Hope
ZENIT

On 12 May 2007, during his Apostolic Journey to Brazil, Benedict XVI visited a "Fazenda da Esperanca" (Farm of Hope) in Guaratingueta. The "fazendas" are centers for the rehabilitation of drug addicts and are present in several countries. The rehabilitation center in Guaratingueta was founded in 1983 by Franciscan Father Hans Stapel. In this interview with ZENIT the German priest comments on the success of the centers — 84% overcome addiction — and his expectations prior to the Pope's visit. SELFISHNESS YOUTH

51. Youth - youngarmy.htm - The Pope's Young Army
Father Robert Barron

In an article from the Catholic News Agency, 25 August 2011, Fr Robert Barron recounts his memorable experiences at the 26th World Youth Day in Madrid and how they differed from the reportage of the mainstream media. RELATIVISM BIAS

52. Youth - WYDTORON.HTM - The Salt of the Earth, the Light of the World
Cardinal J. Francis Stafford

Cardinal Stafford, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, reflects on the history and of World Youth Days, and their impact, since their inception in 1985. CRUSADES PILGRIMAGE ART WYD

53. Youth - zunchurched.htm - Unchurched Young Adults
Father John Flynn, LC

Fr Flynn summarizes the findings published in a book, Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches That Reach Them, by Ed Stezzer, Richie Stanley and Jason Hayes. The book strives to show what "twentysomethings" believe and how some churches are striving to make contact with them. SPIRITUAL RELIGIOUS BELIEF IN GOD RESURRECTION VOLUNTEERS COMMUNICATIONS

54. YOUTH - REMAKEMA.TXT - We Cannot Remake Marriage in Our Image
Mary Beth Bonacci

Why can't gay people get married if they love each other? Mary Beth answers this question by explaining what marriage really is. Taken from the May 9, 1996 issue of "The Arlington Catholic Herald."

55. YOUTH - REALBODY.TXT - We Don't Really Eat Christ's Body, Or Do We?Mary Beth provokes young people to
Mary Beth Bonacci

consider the awesome reality of the Eucharist. This article appeared in the February 23, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI CHRIST EUCHARIST BODY

56. YOUTH - WHATTODO.TXT - What Can People Do to Help Defend Life?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Mary Beth encourages teens and young adults to get involved in direct action to save lives. This article appeared in the October 27, 1994 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.' BONACCI ABORTION PRO-LIFE COUNSELING PICKETING

57. YOUTH - WHATMEAN.TXT - What Does It mean to Be a Truly Loving Christian?
Mary Beth Bonacci

Are you a "pleaser" or a real Christian? Read Mary Beth Bonacci's column, taken from the January 9, 1997 issue of the "Arlington Catholic Herald", and see.

58. YOUTH - PETTING.TXT - What Does the Church Say About Heavy 'Petting?'
Marty Barrack

Marty Barrack responds to the following question posed on the Catholic Resource Network: 'How does the church feel in regards to heavy 'petting'. I believe that sex belongs inside of marriage, but when you are dating someone is it ever really possible to get to know someone intimately without any sexual contact?' BARRACK PREMARITAL SEX PETTING MARRIAGE

59. YOUTH - GODCALL.TXT - What If God is Calling For You?
M.B. Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci speaks to youth about religious vocations. This article appeared in the February 3, 1994 edition of the Arlington Catholic Herald. BONACCI YOUTH VOCATIONS PRIESTHOOD RELIGIOUS

60. YOUTH - QUIDAMOR.TXT - What is Love?
Fr. William Most

Fr. William Most uses psychology to show the nature of true love. He examines how it develops, and why sexual immorality actually prevents this from happening. Finally, he explains how to tell true love from mere body chemistry, which feels the same. SOMATIC RESONANCE EMOTION

61. YOUTH - LIVTOGET.TXT - What's the Matter with Living Together?
M.B. Bonacci

Mary Beth Bonacci explains, 'What's the matter with my boyfriend and I living together?' This article appeared in the November 2, 1995 issue of 'The Arlington Catholic Herald.'

62. YOUTH - NOMARRY.TXT - Why Should a Woman Abstain From Sex Outside of Marriage?
Sue Widemark

Description of the practical reasons for abstinence from sex outside of marriage.

63. Youth - kofcbroth.htm - Witness to Brotherhood
Michael Brewer

Michael Brewer, College Council Coordinator for the Knights of Columbus, relates how he helped to establish a College Council at Harvard University, "a fraternity of Catholic men dedicated to challenging and supporting each other in the Catholic faith, a public witness to the Gospel, and service to the community through corporal and spiritual works of mercy." EVANGELIZATION CAMPUS MINISTRY CHARITY

64. Youth - zwofamily.htm - Youth Without Family
ZENIT

Youth need the experience of family life, and they can become disoriented without it, says psychotherapist Mercedes Palet de Fritschi, a psychology professor at the Abat Oliba University in Barcelona. She spoke recently with ZENIT about the importance of the family, which she describes as an "irreplaceable environment for ... deeply vital and personality-shaping experiences." CULTURE SECULARIZATION RELATIVISM GENDER IDEOLOGY EDUCATION UTILITARIANISM CONVERSION