"Pornography: Real Answers from a Real Priest”
Fr. Sean Kilcawley – Integrity Restored Theological Advisor and Director, Family Life Office, Diocese of Lincoln
This presentation will incorporate real life stories, tips and techniques for clergy,lay ministers, and parishioners to understand and combat the problem of pornography addiction in our Church.
How do we talk about pornography in the Church? Are we even allowed to do that? Fr Sean Kilcawley will use John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and Pope Benedict XVI’s Theology of Love to place the problem of pornography within the context of the Church’s teaching on love, mercy, and the theology of the body. Whether you are a priest, parent, or lay minister, you won’t want to miss out on this presentation. Fr Sean will integrate sound theological principles with stories of hope and healing to provide tools for addressing this difficult issue with the love, compassion, and mercy that lead to conversion, long term sobriety, and healing.
“Parenting in the Internet Generation”
Matt Fradd – Founder of The Porn Effect, Director of Youth and Young Adult Outreach for Integrity Restored
This presentation is geared towards parents and teens.Pornography is a pervasive problem today for people of all ages, especially teens.However, many parents aren’t sure how to protect their families, beyond using traditional internet filters. In this presentation, Matt Fradd offers parents a detailed look at the way pornography harms us and offers practical strategies that parents need to implement if they are to protect their children from the lies of an over-sexualized culture.
“Integrity Starts Here”
Dr. Peter Kleponis, Ph.D., SATP-C is a Licensed Clinical Therapist and Assistant Director of Comprehensive Counseling Services in Conshohocken, PA. Pete is the Director of Clinical Programs for Integrity Restored
This program is a general overview of the pornography epidemic, the myths and the facts and what we can do about it, geared toward all audiences.
In this talk, Dr. Kleponis defines pornography and discusses all the ways it enters our lives. He explains the addictiveness of pornography for men and women, and why it is considered the "new crack cocaine." He also presents the devastating effects that pornography use has on marriages, teens and children. Current research findings are provided along with stories of real people who have been affected by pornography. The goal is to help Catholics truly understand the seriousness of the pornography epidemic in America and the need to protect themselves."
Ron Dehaas, CEO, Covenant Eyes
The Barna Study, “What are the facts, just the facts . . .”
A look at Barna’s landmark study, "The Porn Phenomenon," commissioned by Covenant Eyes and Josh McDowell Ministries, which interviewed thousands of American teens, young adults and older adults about their views on and use of pornography.