Parent Resources
God, Sex and the Meaning of Life
Theology of the Body

1. Catholic Organization for Life and Family - COLF:
- this site contains a lot of great information which can be read or downloaded, especially:

  • The Media: A Fascinating Challenge For The Family 
  • Come Let Us Pray! Inviting Families to Pray at Home
  • The Christian Family: Good News for the World
  • Families, you are a source of joy and hope! Unwrap your gifts for all the world to see!
  • Families: Messengers of the Compassionate Love of Christ
  • The Family, A school of love for life! A sanctuary of life at the heart of the world!
  • The Christian Family: Good News for The World
  • A Child Gives Life to Love and Love To Life

You can download PDF versions of these pamphlets at:
www.colf.ca/mamboshop/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=71&Itemid=225

Or go to:
www.colf.ca and click on the English or French button then on the Promoting Families button on the left hand side then select Message for Families from the list.

2. Catholic Culture
- www.catholicculture.org/ - do a search for The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality  - Guidelines
Or Education within the Family
Or go to:
www.catholicculture.org/library/view.cfm?id=5200&repos=1&subrepos=&searchid=43328 

3. Archdiocese of Toronto - http://www.archtoronto.org/media/index.htm

A Catholic Perspective, Families and The Media



4. Being Pure In An Impure Age
http://www.fargodiocese.org/respectlife/PDFs/ParentalReviewInsert.pdf

5. Life Teen: 100 % Catholic - http://lifeteen.com/  Reviews movies, music, games, videogames etc
  According to their webiste, programs are run at these area Churches:

  • St. Isaac Jogues - 1148 Finch Ave Pickering, ON LiV1J6
  • St. Barnabas Church - 10 Washburn Way, Scarborough, ON M1B1H3
  • St. Bartholomew - 59 Heather Road, Toronto, ON M1S2E2
  • St. Elizabeth Seton Parish - 17955 Leslie St, Newmarket, ON L3Y9A4
  • Nativity of Our Lord - 480 Rathburn Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9C3S8
  • Holy Martyrs of Japan - 167 Essa Street, Bradford, ON L3Z 2B6
  • St. Anne Catholic Church - 115 Vodden St E., Brampton, ON L6V1M4
  • St. Mary's - 66 A Main St South, Brampton, ON L6Z 4M3
  • Merciful Redeemer Parish - 2775 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga, ON L5M5W2
  • Holy Family - 60 Allan Dr, Bolton, ON L7E1P7
  • St. Paul the Apostle - 190 King St S, Alliston, ON L9R 1B9
  • St. John Vianney - 13 Baldwin Lane, Barrie, ON L4N2W1
  • St. Timothy Parish - 42 Dawson Rd, Orangeville, ON L9W 2W3

6. Pure Love Club - http://www.pureloveclub.com/

Romance without regret does exist. But if you want the real thing, be prepared to sacrifice. Only then will you see that the peace and joy that comes from chastity is worth more than all the pleasures of the world.

Within the pages of pureloveclub.com, you are going to find blunt, honest, and uplifting reasons for why you're worth waiting for. No fear tactics. No guilt trips. Just the demands of authentic human love.

  • Questions and Answers about chastity
  • Books/Tapes/CD
  • Excellent Booklets by Jason Evert: Pure Love, Pure Manhood, Pure womanhood

7. http://www.esrb.org/index-js.jsp

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings are designed to provide consumers, especially parents, with concise, impartial guidance about the age-appropriateness and content of computer and video games so that they can make informed purchase decisions about the games they deem suitable for their children and families.

8. Movie Review sites:



9. BookGod’s Plan for You: Life, Love, Marriage & Sex by David Hajduk on Theology of the Body for Young People. (Pauline Books & Media)

10. For Teachers: Theology of the Body for Teens – Leader’s Guide and Student Workbook. By Jason & Crystalina Evert (Ascension Press)  - Try to get this 12 week program in your school.

11. John Paul II, The Theology of the Body -- Can be found at most Catholic Bookstores or at
Amazon.ca -- also EWTN has it online -GENERAL AUDIENCES: JOHN PAUL II'S THEOLOGY OF THE BODY 


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