DOXOLOGY II, 2023, addressed the pastoral care challenges a Seelsorger faces in these gray and latter days. Rev. Dr. John Kleinig marveled at the Mystery of Marriage and brought compassionate and wise care to the issue of Pornography. Rev. Dr. Joel Elowsky revealed the sexual chaos of the Roman world and how the church fathers considered our passions and their control. Rev. William Cwirla offered practical pastoral insight on the preparation and conduct of the Wedding itself. Dr. Beverly Yahnke delivered helpful guidance on assisting couples experiencing marriage difficulties. Rev. Matthew Wurm engaged helpful discussions on ministering to families with LGBTQ members and to cohabiting couples.

Rev. Dr. John W. Kleinig, The Mystery of Marriage
The Rev. Dr. John W. Kleinig, Pornography and Pastoral Care: The Purification of the Pornographic Imagination
Rev. Dr. Joel Elowsky, The Church Fathers and the Passions, Part I
Rev. Dr. Joel Elowsky, The Church Fathers and the Passions, Part II
Rev. William Cwirla, The Wedding as Pastoral Care
Dr. Beverly Yahnke, Marriage Counsel and Care
Rev. Matthew Wurm, Cohabitation and the Conscience
Rev. Matthew Wurm, Soul Care for Families with LGBTQ Members


Doxology provides a safe environment for clergy to reflect on their own spiritual and emotional health and assists them to review and enhance their professional competencies and skills as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s sacred mysteries.

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