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  • One minute you’re mulling over baby names for your child, the next you’re picking out their first school. Parenthood has a way of creeping up on you

  • A baptism is one of the most joyous events to look forward to in your child’s early life. It’s also the first of several sacraments as a Catholic, and quite pos

  • The Christmas adverts are out, the high-street is pumping out festive tunes, and letters to Santa are being penned. With Christmas edging ever closer, it’s easy

  • Children by nature are inquisitive creatures. They yearn to understand the world around them, which includes themes of life and death. From as young as three or

  • Every Day Ways to Introduce Your Child to Christ When it comes to raising catholic children, there’s many ways to introduce Christ into their lives with ease. I

  •   It’s unusual for a boxer to be invited to meet the Pope, but then Tyson Fury isn’t your average boxer. The self-titled ‘Gypsy King’, who recently held on

  • Apparently there is a television show on Netflix called Sex Education. According to the BBC, it was reportedly watched by 40 million house­holds in the first fe

  • As an educationalist, I agree with the old maxim “Let kids be kids.” That’s why I have major concerns over the new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum (R

  • “In his Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia Pope Francis speaks of the need for an authentic formation for the young in human sexuality. The Holy Father advoc

  • From September 2020, secondary schools will be obliged to provide “relationships and sex education”. Many parents and teachers are justifiably worried about the

  • Back in the Spring of 2014, I was invited by the Oxford Union to speak against the motion that ‘promiscuity is a virtue, not a vice’. I was invited to address t

  • For children returning to school after this year’s summer holidays, Relationships Sex and Health Education (RSHE) will be a compulsory element of the curriculum

  • What would you describe as an authentic relationship? It may be one in which you feel totally supported and able to shine as your true self. It may be one where

  • A Fertile Heart has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to support its mission to serve Catholic education across the UK with its RSHE program. A Fertile Heart is

  • It turns out that A Fertile Heart has caught the attention of not one, but two radio stations who were keen to speak with us about our Crowdfunding campaign whi

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  • John Cook is Head of Religious Education at St. Mary’s High School, Hereford. He describes the unique way in which A Fertile Heart brings a whole new perspectiv

  • As featured in the recent Education edition of the Catholic Herald   Apparently there is a TV show on Netflix entitled: “Sex Education.” According to the B