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Healthy and effective relationships from a Christian perspective (parents and teachers)

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Healthy and effective relationships from a Christian perspective: Do we have the courage to do it right?

(Note: this session is for parents, teachers, and youth ministers. Click here for the February 20 young adults’ session)

In this presentation, Dr. Mark Kolodziej will be speaking about Christian relationship and dating ethics — providing parents, teachers, and those ministering to youth and young adults with the scientific evidence which supports and complements Scripture and Church teaching on the area of sexuality and relationships.

Also, this session will provide attendees with resources in supporting young adults and youth in the areas of dating and relationships that will increase the chances of a long-term commitment that will be satisfying and moral, from the perspective of the Christian faith.

This session is the second in a 3-part series on helping young adults and youth to discern how best to have a relationship that is respectful to self, the other person, and to God. The bottom line is our culture is not teaching the truth when it comes to dating and relationships, and science proves this!

SESSION 2: FOR parents, teachers, and youth ministers

When: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Who: for parents, teachers, chaplains, and youth ministers • Cost: $25 per couple/person including coffee and desserts • Where: St. Michael Catholic Community (800 85 Street SW)

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100% of the profit will be donated to a non-profit organization to help provide subsidies for individuals who need counselling.

(Session 3 for young adults will be on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.• Cost: $10 per person which includes dinner and workbook)

About the presenter

Photo: Psychology Today

Dr. Mark Kolodziej is a certified psychotherapist with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. He has taught at the university and college level for 17 years and consulted with business and industry on stress, competency, and effective relationships for the past 25 years. He has two PhD’s in counselling psychology as well as adult learning, and is a counsellor of trauma victims and couple/family therapy, which makes Dr. Kolodziej a subject matter expert in these areas. He has completed all course work in the Theology of the Body Institute‘s certification program and is currently completing his practicum. He is a Knight of Columbus and is a parishioner of St. Michael Catholic Community.




February 6
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


St. Michael Catholic Community
800 85 St. SW
Calgary, AB T3H 4C7 Canada
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