PSYCHO-SEXUAL INTEGRATION & CELIBACY (Fr. Joe Mannath, SDB)
SYNOPSIS: Psycho-sexual Integration and Celibacy: Looks at the meaning and requirements of healthy psycho-sexual integration in celibate life. Sexuality is a positive and powerful core aspect of the human person that needs to be integrated, not denied, or repressed or given free rein. Topics covered: Basic clarifications, stages of psycho-sexual development, psycho-sexual maturity, healthy and less healthy ways of handling sexual feelings, problem areas (sexual abuse, masturbation, homosexuality, pornography, sexual attractions in ministry), marriage and celibacy as two different ways of loving, meaning of celibacy, celibacy as a personal response to a discerned “call” (rather than a way of recruiting personnel for church institutions), failures in celibacy, helps for a happy celibate life, healthy friendships, formation for celibacy.
Total Expenses: Rs. 2200/- (Single Room Non-Ac) and Rs. 2600/- (for AC)