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How Far Can We Go?

A Catholic Guide to Sex and Dating

by (author) Leah Perrault & Brett Salkeld

Initial publish date
May 2009
General, Children & Youth, Relationships
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    Publish Date
    May 2009
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What does the Church say about sex and dating? Too often, Catholic teens and young adults get all their information on this topic from the secular media. If they do hear something from people in the Church, much of what is being said is misguided, impractical or both.

This embarrassment-free presentation, designed to take seriously the concerns and social realities of today's teens and young adults, sets out a Catholic approach to dating and sexual relationships in simple, direct language. This short, entertaining and very helpful book is the result of extensive workshops with teenagers in both school and parish settings. As a result, the approach taken by the authors is both unapologetically Catholic—and definitely “theologically correct”—while at the same time completely open in its direct presentation of human sexuality.

This book is a must have for Catholic teachers, high school chaplains, youth minsters, campus ministers, parents and anyone else who deals with these questions from young people on a regular basis.

About the authors

Leah Perrault is a well-known and regarded speaker on Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. She currently lives in Saskatoon with her husband and two small children and serves as the Director of Pastoral Services for the Diocese of Saskatoon.

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Brett Salkeld is a doctoral student in Theology at Regis College in Toronto. He is the co-founders (with Leah Perrault) of Tobias and Sarah Ministries, which aims to provide balanced and engaging formation on Catholic sexuality.

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  • Winner, Catholic Press Association

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