Recommended Readings on Marriage, Family & Sexuality


Marriage: A Path to Sanctity, by Javier Abad and Eugenio Fenoy

Covenanted Happiness, by Cormac Burke

Until Death Do Us Part, by Father Robert J.Fox and Father Charles Mangan

Marriage is For Keeps: Foundations for Christian Marriage, by John F. Kippley

Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family is Built, by William E. May

On Christian Marriage (Encyclical), by Pope Pius XI

Three to Get Married, by Fulton J. Sheen

Marriage is Love Forever, by Rev. James Socias, J.D.D.

Marriage, by Dietrich von Hildebrand

The Case for Marriage, by Linda J.Waite and Maggie Gallagher

The Catholic Family in the Modern World, by John A. Hardon, S.J.

The Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World, (Apostolic Exhortation), by Pope John Paul II

Letter to Families, by Pope John Paul II

Crossing the Threshold of Love: A New Vision of Marriage, by Mary Shivenandan

Love and Family: Raising A Traditional Family in a Secular World, by Mercedes A.Wilson

Christian Fatherhood: The Eight Commitments of St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers, by Stephen Wood


Sex and Sacredness, by Christopher Derrick

Covenant of Love: Pope John Paul II on Sexuality

Marriage, and Family in the Modern World, by Richard M. Hogan and John M. LeVoir

Sex and the Marriage Covenant, by John F. Kippley

Catholic Sexual Ethics, by Rev. Ronald Lawler, O.F.M., Joseph Boyle, Jr. and William May

The Bible and Birth Control, by Charles D. Provan

Of Human Life (Encyclical), by Pope Paul VI

Love and Responsibility, by Pope John Paul II

The Theology of the Body ,(4 volumes), by Pope John Paul II

The Christian Meaning of Human Sexuality, by Paul M Quay, S.J.

Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later, by Janet Smith

Why Humanae Vitae Was Right: A Reader, edited by Janet Smith

Good News About Sex and Marriage, by Christopher West

Sexual Wisdom, by Richard Wetzel, M.D.