Where have I been? Under the weather and overwhelmed! (Well, maybe just a little of each.)
Today we had our usual Theology of the Body session. Only two Chicagoans came (besides the presenter), and half as many online participants as usual (representing three or four countries!), but the class was terrific. If you missed it (which is more than likely!), you really missed out. How to present Theology of the Body to young people. By a high school teacher who is a real TOB man. He covered things like an outline of the foundations kids need so they can grasp what the Church teaches; how this message needs to be taught not only by parents, but by at least two other "reinforcing" sources, like the pastor and school; how to talk about virginity in a culture where kids are ashamed of theirs.
Pat Reidy has done some recording with Tabor Life Institute, and (best of all!) he speaks fluent Spanish, so he can also share TOB with the Hispanic community (the future of the American Church).
Anyway, if you have time... Here is today's presentation. Maybe you can join us in real time for February, when (hopefully) we'll have Fr. Loya back.