College students spread abstinence message during True Love Week

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February 12, 2016

Leslie Trochlil, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Newman Club secretary, hands out roses at the entrance of the university's student center Feb. 3. Franciscan Sister Laura Zelten, director of Catholic campus ministry at the university, said 230 roses were distributed to students. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass) See TRUE-LOVE-CAMPAIGN Feb. 10, 2016.

Leslie Trochlil, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Newman Club secretary, hands out roses at the entrance of the university’s student center Feb. 3. Franciscan Sister Laura Zelten, director of Catholic campus ministry at the university, said 230 roses were distributed to students. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CNS) — True love. It’s what every person entering into the sacrament of marriage yearns to realize.

In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, two groups of Wisconsin college students spread the message that true love is possible and can be found by practicing “right dating relationships.”

Students from the Newman Catholic Student Community and Phoenix Students for Life at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay told fellow students that abstinence is not only possible but would lead those who practice it to their true love.

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