Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Chastity Education: Internet Resources

Covers resources for students, parents, teachers, curricula, porn addiction, homosexuality, and theology of the body

• For students (and parents and teachers)
o Jason Evert website: Chastity.org – Jason has given permission to reproduce articles
Question and Answer Library: http://chastity.com/node/21
Document Library: http://chastity.com/research/document-library
o Pastoral Letter to Young People: http://www.cccb.ca/site/images/stories/pdf/chastity_en.pdf
o Achieving Chastity in a Pornographic World, by Fr. T.G. Morrow: http://cfalive.com/resources/book-previews/achieving-chastity/ It says here the book is available for free: http://cfalive.com/resources/book-previews/
o Chastity, Temperance and Modesty: http://www.scribd.com/doc/19023125/Chastity
o Catholic Youth Apostolate: http://www.reapteam.org/ http://www.reapteam.org/resources
o Learning to Love (internet copy of the book): http://learningtolove.wordpress.com/contents/
o Family Honor’s Teen Tips: http://familyhonor.org/category/teen-tips/
o Christian Courtship in an Over Sexed World: http://cfalive.com/resources/book-previews/christian-courtship/

• For parents (and teachers)
o Program for Parents of Grades 1-4 used by the Archdiocese of Denver (change the number to access other grade levels): http://www.archden.org/childyouthprotection/LessonPlansFormationInChristianChastity/CatholicGradeSchool/Grade1-ParentsLetter.pdf
o The Truth And Meaning Of Human Sexuality: Guidelines for Education within the Family, by the Pontifical Council of the Family: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/family/documents/rc_pc_family_doc_08121995_human-sexuality_en.html
o Parent’s Guide, by the Fargo Diocese: http://www.fargodiocese.org/respectlife/PDFs/ChastityParentGuide.pdf
o Catholic Chastity Formation for Families: publications may be downloaded, copied and/or reproduced for non-commercial use: http://chastityformation.org/publications/free-homepage.html / http://chastityformation.org/books/CatholicChastityWorkbook.pdf
o Sexuality, Chastity and our Youth (flyer): http://www.sesnaperville.org/re/pdf/Sexuality%20%20Chastity%20%20&%20Youthl.pdf
o Sexuality 101: Parent’s Manual: http://www.eriercd.org/pdf/schools/Sex%20_101_Parents.pdf
o Chastity and Sexuality Education, Parent Plan of Action: http://www.eriercd.org/pdf/schools/Parent_Plan.pdf
o Your Journey Continues: A Boy’s Guidebook: (it is better to give this to parents rather than directly to the students): http://www.eriercd.org/pdf/schools/Boys.pdf
o Your Journey Continues: A Girl’s Guidebook: (it is better to give this to parents rather than directly to the students): http://www.eriercd.org/pdf/schools/Girls.pdf
o Checklist for a Spiritually Healthy Family: http://www.diocese-kcsj.org/myhousekcsj/Impact.html
o Christopher West: http://www.christopherwest.com/page.asp?ContentID=15
o Catholic Education Resource Center on Sexuality: http://www.catholiceducation.org/directory/Current_Issues/Sexuality/
o Love and Responsibility (excerpts in pdf format): http://www.catholicculture.com/jp2_on_l&r.pdf
o Family Honor’s Parent Tips: http://familyhonor.org/category/parent-tips/
o Formatted Version of Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality (for easy reading) http://www.familylifeinstitute.org/BooksAndGifts/fli_booksf4_TruthAndMeaning.pdf

• For curriculum-making and programs
o Archdiocese of Denver Curriculum for Parents Teaching their children (change the number to access other grade levels): http://www.archden.org/childyouthprotection/LessonPlansFormationInChristianChastity/CatholicGradeSchool/Grade1-ParentsLetter.pdf
o St. Thomas the Apostle, Catholic Morality and Chastity Education Program: http://www.stthomasgr.org/non-core%20curriculum/stthomas_morality.pdf
o True Love Waits task group of the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry: http://www.nfcym.org/resources/pastoralresponse/tlw/TLWJanuary182006.pdf

• Porn addiction

o Blessed are the Pure of Heart by Bishop Robert Finn (an excellent pastoral letter) : http://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?id=7438
o Bought With a Price: Pornography and the Attack on the Living Temple of God, by Bishop Paul Loverde: http://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?id=7321
o 12 Steps to Freedom from Pornography by Stephen Wood: http://www.scribd.com/doc/17414321/55b-12-Steps-to-Freedom-From-Pornography
o Seminar on Pornography: The Epidemic and the Solutions: powerpoint presentation: http://www.scribd.com/doc/67650023/Human-Formation-Seminars-Pornography-Conflicts-1 / http://www.scribd.com/doc/67650224/Human-Formation-Seminars-Pornography-Conflicts-2
o Arriving at the Peace of Chastity: http://www.scribd.com/doc/33273167/Arriving-at-the-Peace-of-Chastity-Part-One / http://www.scribd.com/doc/33273730/Arriving-at-the-Peace-of-Chastity-Part-Two
o Internet Pornography: Practical means of avoiding the near occasion of this sin, by Sister Meyer: http://denvercma.org/Resources/PracticalHANDOUT.pdf
o Setting Captives Free (a free online course): http://www.settingcaptivesfree.com/courses/way-of-purity/
o Porn Free (free online courses): http://www.porn-free.org/online_courses.htm
o The Porn Effect: http://www.whodoesithurt.com/who-does-it-hurt/about-us
o Achieving Chastity in a Pornographic World, by Fr. T.G. Morrow: http://cfalive.com/resources/book-previews/achieving-chastity/ It says here the book is available for free: http://cfalive.com/resources/book-previews/
o Porn Harms (peer-reviewed scientific research on effects of porn): http://www.pornharms.com/category/research/
o E5 Men (fasting and liberation from sexual addiction): http://www.e5men.org/page.cfm?pk_page=2

Homosexuality: Causes and Therapy (some internet resources)

A collection of select resources on the causes and the therapy of homosexual tendencies.

Causes

1. People Can Change, Root Causes, a survey of 205 with homosexual feelings: http://www.peoplecanchange.com/change/causes.php

2. Homosexuality 101, Video by Dr. Julie Harren-Hamilton: http://www.homosexuality101.com/

3. Battle for Normality by Gerard van den Aardweg (one of the best and most effective books on homosexuality) - http://thetruthsetsyoufree.wordpress.com/homosexuality-an-overview/

4. Homosexuality and Hope, Q&A on causes and healing: http://www.maritalhealing.com/HSaH.pdf

original research: http://catholiceducation.org/articles/sexuality/ho0039.html/

5. Family Research Council, What Causes Homosexuality: http://downloads.frc.org/EF/EF08L41.pdf

Homosexuality: Causes and Cures, by Mark Latkovic: http://www.aodonline.org/aodonline-sqlimages/SHMS/Faculty/LatkovicMark/UnpublishedWritings/HomosexualityCausesAndCures.pdf

Therapy

6. The Truth Sets You Free, Counseling and Therapy: http://thetruthsetsyoufree.wordpress.com/category/counselling-therapy/

7. Battle for Normality, Knowing Oneself, Chapter 7, by Gerard van den Aardweg, Ph.D.: http://www.jonahweb.org/sections.php?secId=238

8. People Can Change, An Integrated Solution: http://www.peoplecanchange.com/change/mans.php

9. Homosexuality and Hope, Q&A on causes and healing: http://www.maritalhealing.com/HSaH.pdf

original research: http://catholiceducation.org/articles/sexuality/ho0039.html/

10. National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (Treatment of Male Homosexuality: A Cognitive-Behavioral and Interpersonal Approach): http://narth.com/docs/byrd.html

The Healing of Homosexual Attractions, by Richard Fitzgibbons: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resource.php?n=279

General Knowledge

11. Considerations Regarding Proposals To Give Legal Recognition To Unions Between Homosexual Persons, by CDF: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cfaith/documents/rc_con_cfaith_doc_20030731_homosexual-unions_en.html

12. Top Ten Myths about Homosexuality, by Family Research Council: http://downloads.frc.org/EF/EF10F01.pdf

13. Facts about Youth: Quick Facts about Homosexuality: http://factsaboutyouth.com/getthefacts/quickfacts/

14. JONAH, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, Common Questions: http://www.jonahweb.org/sections.php?secId=16

15. Courage: http://www.couragerc.net/

16. Getting the Facts: Same-Sex Marriage - http://www.familyresearchinst.org/2009/02/getting-the-facts-same-sex-marriage/

A summary: Science Facts on Homosexual Unions: http://primacyofreason.blogspot.com/2011/12/science-facts-on-same-sex-marriage.html

• Theology of the Body

o Cliff Notes Version by Fr. Roger Landry: http://catholicpreaching.com/content/docs/TOB.pdf
o Overview of TOB by Fr. Roger Landry: http://catholicpreaching.com/content/docs/TOBshort.pdf
o Theology of the Body for Schools: http://www.scribd.com/doc/25999167/Theology-of-the-Body-for-Schools
o Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body: http://www.jp2.info/Theology_of_the_Body.pdf

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