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Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Teen Chastity

Covenant Eyes: Resource for Combating Internet Pornography

It’s not if a child will be exposed to porn, but when! Featuring top Catholic experts, UNFILTERED: Equipping parents for an Ongoing Conversation About Internet Pornography helps parents prepare their kids for a world where pornography is readily available. The video clip on this website will help you learn:

  • Statistics and effects of pornography use and exposure
  • How to use parental controls effectively
  • The difference between blocking and discussing Internet use
  • Simple parenting techniques to keep up with kids’ activities online
  • How to have healthy and God-centered conversations about sexual temptations and what we see and do online


YOU: Life, Love and the Theology of the Body

YOU is an updated curriculum on St. John Paul II's Theology of the Body from Ascension Press.  YOU presents teenagers with a vision of who they are: a unique, unrepeatable creation of God.  YOU offers teens an opportunity to hear from respected Catholic leaders about life, sexuality, and what it means to be a person created by God for love.

Look for YOU: LIfe, Love and the Theology of the Body curriculum training information in the "For Youth Ministers" section of this website.

Build Yourself

from Life Athletes Press

The Catholic Church considers human love and sexuality to be something good and very beautiful.  It is a precious gift from God, and when used appropriatly - as an expression of love between a husband and wife - it gives honor and praise to God as well.


Pure Love Club is the chastity outreach program of Catholic Answers, based in San Diego, California. Catholic Answers was founded in 1982, and is now one of the nation's largest lay-run apologetics and evangelization organizations.

How to Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul