Christopher West TOB South Africa

$15,986 of $17,000 goal

Raised by 148 people in 7 months
We passed our initial $14,000 goal! Thank you for your amazing support of this mission. What an awesome community we have! We are going to keep the momentum going and keep this campaign open for a little longer. Any additional gifts received over the next few days will go towards a future similar need for Cor Project as we travel the globe empowering people to learn, live and share the Theology of the Body.
- Christopher

In my travels around the world sharing Saint John Paul II's Theology of the Body, I am witnessing the growth of a genuine international movement. But with new forms of sexual chaos and gender confusion spreading like wildfire, the need to continue sharing the healing balm of the Theology of the Body is more urgent than ever.

The Cor Project has been invited by Church leaders in South Africa to bring Saint John Paul II's liberating teachings to multiple cities in their country in early September.

We have accepted the invitation, which includes making several presentations to the public, as well as to clergy, religious and seminarians. However, their funds are extremely limited, and they have asked us to make up the difference. We have stepped out in faith that the Lord will provide for our needs through those who understand the importance of our mission.

The Cor Project's mission is to spread the Theology of the Body across the globe, so this is an opportunity we don't want to pass up. There are other similar opportunities we have had to decline due to financial limitations, so any donations beyond this goal will allow us to revisit those invitations.

In return for helping us, we have some great rewards to offer you! (Physical items will be mailed upon completion of the campaign to those who provide addresses within the U.S. , Canada and Mexico.)

Thank you for sharing in our mission to learn, live and share the Theology of the Body!

— Christopher West


What cities would you be visiting on this trip?
We're traveling to South Africa from Sept. 7-12, 2017, and visiting parishes, schools and seminaries in and around Johannesburg and Cape Town. 

Who is Christopher West?
Founder and president of The Cor Project, Christopher is the world’s most recognized teacher of John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” – a bold, biblical vision of love and sexuality. To hear more about his story, watch his short film "The Cry of the Heart" here .

Who is on the Cor Team?
The Cor Team consists of:
Christopher West
Mike Mangione, a world-class musician and songwriter whose ability to infuse theological truths into poetic narrative has earned him the respect of clergy and rock stars alike.
Jason Clark , who has worked in ministry and worship for over 25 years around the world for countless parishes, conferences, retreats and pilgrimages.

What do you mean by "presentations"?
Cor Project presentations are an inspired blend of live music, art and dynamic teaching that taps the deepest desires of the human heart revealing their ultimate purpose and goal. Christopher introduces attendees to the healing balm of St. John Paul II's Theology of Body, making it relevant for every-body, regardless of your state of life.

What are the presentations?
Christopher and the Cor team are scheduled to give seven presentations:
1. Living the Joy of Love conference - open to public (two dates).
2. "Celibacy and Sexuality" for clergy, religous and seminarians (three dates).
3. Life, Love & Mercy - open to the public.
4. A keynote at the Mini Jam Worship Festival in Johannesburg - open to the public.

How can I find more information about The Cor Project?
Read Christopher's twice-a-week blog, receive daily formation from Christopher and The Cor Project and get a free copy of Christopher's new eBook "Theology of the Body at the Movies" by signing up for the mailing list here .

Is my donation tax deductible?
The Cor Project is an LLC and, therefore, donations are not tax deductible. Please know your donation will play a huge role in spreading the healing balm of the TOB in a world that desperately needs it!

Do you ship rewards to addresses outside of the U.S., Canada and Mexico?
Any rewards with CDs and books will be mailed upon completion of the campaign to those who provide addresses within the U.S., Canada and Mexico only. For donors who do not live in the those countries, we will send you download links for any talks and the book in eBook format.
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Advent Blessings!

So... all of the physical reward packages have been sent. I will be in touch very soon about the free Cor Membership for those who donated at that level, as well as contact those of you who get an hour Skype call as part of your rewards.

For those of you who received a signed paperback of my new book, I'd greatly appreciate a review on the Amazon page after you read it. https://www.amazon.com/Love-Patient-but-Im-Not/dp/1635820065/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1509551827&sr=8-1&keywords=love+is+patient+christopher+west

Thank you so much for your patience and I'll be in touch with some of you again very soon to set up the free year-long membership and the Skype calls.
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GOOD NEWS! The advance copies of my new book have arrived and are signed! Remaining reward packages for donors in US, Canada and Mexico will go out by Nov. 30. Have a blessed Thanksgiving!
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REWARDS UPDATE: For those donors who will be receiving a signed copy of my new book, I received word from the publisher that the release date is in early December. That said, the book has just gone to press and I am trying to get a shipment of books asap so I can get your full rewards packages in the mail. I am hoping I can do this in early November and will update again soon.

For those donors who are receiving rewards that do not include the book, they have already been mailed.

If your rewards include a one-hour Skype session with me, please contact me to schedule it.

Thank you so much for your patience and THANK YOU for supporting what was an incredible journey to South Africa. The seeds planted will bear great fruit because the Theology of the Body is the healing balm on what ills all societies.
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We love you Johannesburg! Spread the word and we will, God willing, be back soon. Off to Cape Town! Tonight we present "God, Sex & the Meaning of Life" (Noon EST/6 p.m. Cape Town) to the public, and then tomorrow morning we conclude with a special seminar on "Celibacy and Sexuality" to the priests, religious and seminarians of the diocese. After that, we fly out to London (where we stay overnight) and then return to the States Wednesday.
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