Theology of the Body (Part 2): Destiny and Design


Paul Elarde continues discussing Theology of the Body by exploring the destiny & design of our bodies as God had intended them. Paul also explores the topics of authentic love, freedom, contraception and celibacy in the context of the theology of the body.

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In this podcast:
  • 2:08: The Second D: Design.
  • 9:12: The Third and Final D: Destiny.
    • 13:30: Our Infinite Desire and How and Where to Direct it.
    • 17:40: The Virtue of Chasity.
  • 19:52: Loving through the Model of the Trinity: Freely, Totally, Faithfully and Fruitfully.
  • 24:15: The Tale of Salvation and its Impact on Purity, Love and Our Perception of the Body.
  • 40:00: Freedom.
  • 46:53: Redemption And Allowing Christ to Heal Us.
  • 50:38: On Celibacy.
  • 52:11: On Contraception.

The Immaculata Mission School 2017 was hosted by the Immaculata Community at the Launceston Church Grammar School in Tasmania.

Music Credit: At the Foot of the Cross – Fr Rob Galea

About Author

Paul Elarde is passionate about responding to Blessed John Paul II’s call to the New Evangelisation. He has presented faith talks to young adult groups and parishes around Sydney for the past nine years and led groups on pilgrimage to many Marian Shrines in Europe. Paul has worked for the Sydney Archdiocese as coordinator for the pastoral aspects of the visit of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati’s incorrupt body for WYD08, and on the leadership team for the Sydney Archdiocesan Youth Leaders Formation Courses. He has studied theology and is a graduate from The University of Notre Dame in Sydney.

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