What is Love? Some people say it’s a feeling, others would say its an emotion, and to some it’s just a chemical reaction in the brain. While we can all describe love differently, deep down everyone has a desire to love and to be loved, in fact we were made for love. But its hard..
Pure In Heart had a brilliant weekend at the Youth 2000 Munster retreat in Killarney. Our presentation went down a storm with the young people there and we got great feedback. Roll on Youth 2000 Leinster in Wexford in 2 weeks time!
Chastity has a bad name in today’s culture, its seen as abnormal and repressive, and its often ridiculed and depicted as being outdated. St John Paul wrote that chastity is actually resented by the world. Many people believe that to save sex for marriage is to live a kind of repressed lifestyle, and in modern..
Everyone wants to be the best version of themselves, but most people don’t like something about themselves, usually it’s a part of their body. So many people have difficulty just accepting themselves. They think if I could only change this, or change that then I will be acceptable, then I will be lovable, then I’ll..
Today is the feast day of St. Augustine of Hippo. St. Augustine was born in 354 in Algeria. His father was a pagan while his mother was a devout Christian, and was later canonized, St. Monica. In his youth he lived an unchaste lifestyle with a number of lovers. It wasn’t until he was..
We had an amazing pilgrimage to Medjugorje for the Youth Festival last week. A group of 15 people from the Pure In Heart Community & Trinity College made the journey to Medj where we joined 80,000 other young people from around the world to pray and celebrate our faith!
Today, the 6th July, is the Feast Day of the Patron Saint of Pure In Heart, St Maria Goretti. Maria Goretti was born in Italy in 1890. When she was 11 years old she was attacked by her neighbour, a young man named Alessandro who tried to force himself on her. When Maria Goretti resisted,..
As Christians we’re called to imitate Jesus Christ in his love for others. “Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the Church, and gave up his body for her” Eph 5:25 When we use the word Pure, we mean 100%, in other words, loving someone completely, always putting them first no matter what the cost. Temptation..
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The Benefits Many wonderful things come from learning how to love authentically: sexual health, respect, confidence, freedom, peace, friendship, lasting relationships, self worth, the list is endless! At Pure in Heart, we regard our sexuality as one of God’s most beautiful and exciting gifts! But like everything, it’s been given to us with a purpose…