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The Rich Gift Of Love: An Insight into JPII's Theology of the Body.  To whom will I entrust myself?  How will I know if another person is worthy of my love?  Worthy of my trust?  How will I know if I am worthy of another's love and trust?  This course explores John Paul II's understanding of love as self-gift, loving through our bodies and doing it in the context of living for our families, our society and our culture.

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The Rich Gift of Love Part I

Family and Society

The Rich Gift of Love is derived from the document of the Pontifical Council on the Family called the Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality.  Sr. introduces this concept of self gift to us in this lesson and relates it to todays family and society.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

The Rich Gift of Love Part II

The Gift of Love and Touch

In this video we learn about the Rich Gift of Love.  Love the emotion and love the action.  How has love affected our society?  How can it affect our lives?  How does it affect our life?

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Family - Kind You Come From and Kind You Dream Of Part II

Love and Addiction

What is addiction and is addiction a form of escape from love in the family?  Why is love so important to the family?  Why is it the cause of many addictions?  How can we solve this epidemic?

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Family - Kind You Come From and Kind You Dream Of Part III

Encouragement

In the third part of this series about the family Sister focuses on the third characteristic of a healthy family - encouragement.  How encouragement affects our lives and how our parents can help us grow through encouragement.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

JPII's Theology of the Body & the Book of Genesis Part I

Intro to Theology of the Body

We look into John Paul II's teachings on Theology of the Body by exploring the Book of Genesis.  Sr. Jane takes us back to the beginning so that we may begin to understand ourselves and where we come from.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

JPII's Theology of the Body & the Book of Genesis Part II

Adam and Eve through Genesis

Sr. looks at the creation of Adam and Eve and how we can relate to them.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

JPII's Theology of the Body & the Book of Genesis Part III

Adam and Eve Original Unity

Sr. Jane talks to us today Original Nakedness and Original Unity with Adam and Eve.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

JPII's Theology of the Body & the Book of Genesis Part IV

Selfishness and the Original Idolatry

Sr. Jane in this class talks to us about selfishness and worshipping false Gods.  She explains how sin is a form of idolatry.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

JPII's Theology of the Body & the Book of Genesis Part V

Vulnerability of Man

Sr. Jane teaches us about man's deepest desire and how he is to lay his life down for those who are his.  We learn about vulnerability of man -- the whole person.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part II

Feminity: About the Woman

In this class Sr. talks to us about the role of the woman in society and family.  She teaches us about feminity, why we love our mothers and why they have a maternal instinct to share love in our lives.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part III

Masculinity and Feminity: Boys and Girls

In this class Sister talks to us about some of the differences between man and woman, how they bond, how they relate and then ends with how they complement each other.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part IV

Stage 3: Adolescence

This class focuses on Stage 3 of Masculinity and Feminity - Adolescence: The awakening to persons of the opposite sex.  She discusses the biological phenomenon of puberty, the changes not only physical but changes in emotion and desire.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part V

Stage 3 Continuation: Vanity

Sister talks to us about Vanity and the perversion of women.  Why do women nag?  Why are women moody?  What is sentimentality and why is it a way that women lust?

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part VI

Lust and Respect

Sr. talks to us about man and lust.  She explains how pornography not only degrades the woman but the man and his ability to self-master.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part VII

Fourth Stage: Marriage

In this class Sr. Jane discusses the difference between men and women's emotional issues, fears and desires.  She teaches us about how we are to interact during courtship and into marriage.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Masculinity & Femininity: Difference & Gift Part VIII

Emotional Needs of Man and Woman

In this class Sr. wraps up Masculinity and Feminity by showing us the basic difference between man and woman's emotional needs, comparing them to each other and explaining how they work together.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Media, Culture & the Death of Intimacy Part I

Current State of Man and Woman

In this video Sr. teaches us that to be fully dependent on someone actually sets us free to be even more.  She begins her talk on the current state of man and woman in todays culture.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Media, Culture & the Death of Intimacy Part II

How We View Ourselves

In this class Sr. talks to us about how we view ourselves and how that relates to todays culture.  Why do we have all of this new technology, new communication, new everything yet still feel empty inside?

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Media, Culture & the Death of Intimacy Part III

STDs and Consequences

Sr. presents to us some very disturbing trends and statistics on sexually transmitted diseases and their consequences.  She continues her talk on new media and degredation of the human body and soul.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Media, Culture & the Death of Intimacy Part IV

Hook Up Culture

Sr. talks to us bout the hook up culture and what it is doing to our psyche.  She continues her discussion on sexually transmitted disease and what is natural love between man and woman.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Media, Culture & the Death of Intimacy Part V

Living the Gift

What is Satan's plan for your life?  What is the motto of hell?  Sister looks at the messages that surround us and promote selfishness instead of self-gift.  She presents a challenge to us to live differently, to live with hope, and live the dream of a new generation.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Living the Law of the Gift

Genuine Love and Friendship

Sr. expands upon the personalist principle teaching us how to incorporate that into our daily lives by enjoying real life, real friendships, and real genuine bonds.  She teaches us how to deal with some of our past wounds and how we are to help each other mend and mourn.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Living the Law of the Gift Part II

Love in Your Life

In this lesson Sr. teaches us about how love grows throughout our lives.  How love grows from childhood, to marriage, and on to even death.  Love is there throughout our lives.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Living the Law of the Gift Part III

Living the Gift Part III

In this class Sister teaches us about the 10 different levels of intimacy and how each level affects people different based on the type of person that they are.

Newman Challenge Points = 200

Living the Law of the Gift Part IV

Living the Gift Part IV

Sr. teaches us about the final stages of the different intimacy levels and how they relate to our lives. 

Newman Challenge Points = 200