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From the Diocese of Joliet

List of Resources
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
"Growing Up with Health & Virtue"
     Presentations for
parents with their 5th & 6th graders
     Parent Chastity Brochure (required annual distribution, grades 5-12) (English) (Spanish)
     LoveEd Presentations - for parents and middle school children
Family Life Guidelines

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catechetical Formation for Chaste Living
Excerpts from Church Documents

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)

Equipping parents for an ongoing conversation about internet safety

Resources on Homosexuality and the Catholic Church:

The Third Way from Blackstone Films on Vimeo.

An Evangelizing Encounter with gay activists
A blog post by a young gay man clarifying the positive nature of Church teaching
St. Anthony Messenger topic page with links to official USCCB statements etc.
USCCB support site
AP report on how the question is shaping discussions at the upcoming Synod on the Family
Instrumentum Laboris for the Synod – sections on Natural Law and the Family

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