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Resources for the New Evangelization

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From the Diocese of Joliet

Family Life Guidelines  
Chastity Powerpoint for RE
Chastity Powerpoint - Version 2
Letter to Parents
-- Catholic School version
-- RE English
-- RE Spanish 
Booklet about Puberty for Girls
Booklet about Puberty for Boys
The LoveEd Parish Event Curriculum includes videos and books to implement 5 different parish events all in one kit:
-- A video/discussion for Parents of Children Ages 2-14.
-- A video/discussion seminar for Boys at Puberty with their Dads.
-- A video/discussion seminar for Boys at Young Adolescence with their Dads.
-- A video/discussion seminar for Girls at Puberty with their Moms.
-- A video/discussion seminar for Girls at Young Adolescence with their Moms.

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catechetical Formation for Chaste Living
Excerpts from Church Documents
Unique for a Reason

Additional Resources

Parent Guide to Human Sexuality (Archdiocese of New York)
      Diocese of Joliet Order Form
Everyday Evangelization Blog
Lighthouse Catholic Media "Parenting for Purity"
Theology of the Body for Middle School (Ascension Press)

Diocese of Ft. Wayne/South Bend-Additional resources for Theology of the Body, Middle School Edition 
Equipping parents for an ongoing conversation about internet safety

Transgender Questions

National Catholic Bioethics Center - Statement on Transgenderism
Jesus and Gender: Resources for Inquiring Catholics (links to a blog)

Addressing Pornography
Integrity Restored

 Resources on Homosexuality and the Catholic Church

Jason Evert on Homosexuality, Gay Marriage and Holiness


The Third Way from Blackstone Films on Vimeo.

Desire of the Everlasting Hills from Everlasting Hills on Vimeo.

Resources on Marriage and the Family

Humanum:  The Complimentarity of Man and Woman --Trailer
Humanum:  The Complimentarity of Man and Woman -- Link to six video series