Catholics Resources Addressing

ARTICLES

This web page contains a collection of on-line articles, videos, websites, books and frequently asked questions that provide a clearer understanding of Catholic Church teaching in reference to same sex attraction. The resources focus on such foundational topics as human dignity, friendship, chastity, pastoral care, marriage, same sex attraction and the effects of living a homosexual lifestyle and are meant to be explored collectively. The suggested audience is found under each resource. To read any of the CCC resources, copy and paste the reference number provided into the search box located in the upper left portion of the page.

LOVE

On the Primary Purpose of Marriage Parents/Teachers/11-12 grades

Human Sexuality

Sexuality and the Catholic Church Parents/Teachers/High School

Friendship

The Art of Being a Good Friend (Book) Parents/Teachers/High School

Friendship

Spiritual Friendship: Bond of Christian Charity Parents/Teachers/6-12 grades

Marriage

The “Good of the Spouses” and Marriage as a vocation to Holiness Parents/Teachers/11-12 Grades

Marriage

The Fourth Commandment – On Marriage – CCC 1749
General Audience

Same Sex Attraction

With Same-sex Marriage, What Happens to the Rights of Children? Parents/Teachers/High School

Human Dignity

Dignity of the Human Person
CCC 1700
General Audience

Human Dignity

Realizing our True Identity Parents/Teachers/7-12 grades

Human Dignity

I am not Gay…I am David Parents/Teachers/High School

Human Dignity

The Nature of Man Parents/Teachers/High School

HUMAN DIGNITY

Gender Theory/Gender Ideology Parents/Teachers

Church Teaching

Male and Female He Created Them:
CCC 2331-2336 General Audience

Church Teaching

The Sacrament of Matrimony:
CCC 1601-1666 General Audience

Church Teaching

Nature of the Family; Family and Society: CCC 2201-2213 General Audience

Church Teaching

Chastity and Homosexuality:
CCC 2357-2359 General Audience

Church Teaching

The Love of Husband and Wife:
CCC 2360-2379 General Audience

Church Teaching

On Love: CCC 1766
General Audience

Church Teaching

Male and Female He Created Them:
CCC 369-373 General Audience

Pastoral Care

Ministry to Persons
with a Homosexual Inclination:
Parents/Teachers/High School

Videos/YouTUBE

This web page contains a collection of on-line articles, videos, websites, books and frequently asked questions that provide a clearer understanding of Catholic Church teaching in reference to same sex attraction. The resources focus on such foundational topics as human dignity, friendship, chastity, pastoral care, marriage, same sex attraction and the effects of living a homosexual lifestyle and are meant to be explored collectively. The suggested audience is found under each resource.

Human Dignity

What Does It Mean to be a
Human Image of God?
Parent / Teacher and High School

Chastity

The Christian Meaning
of Human Sexuality
Parent / Teacher

Chastity

What is Chastity and why is it necessary for human and societal flourishing?
Parent / Teacher, HS, and 7-8 Grades

Chastity

Why Is There Sex?
Parent /Teacher

Friendship

Challenge of Friendship Today
Parent / Teacher and High School

Friendship

Nine Rules of Catholic Friendship
Parent / Teacher and High School

Same-Sex Attraction

The film The Third Way.
Parent / Teacher

Same-Sex Attraction

Catholic Prayer and Piety: A Devotional Approach for Healing Gender Identity

Marriage

Why Does the Church Discriminate Against Gays?
General Audience

Same-Sex Attraction

Dr Morse regarding Justice Alito’s SCOTUS statement
Parent / Teacher

Same-Sex Attraction

With Same-sex Marriage, What Happens to the Rights of Children?
Parent / Teacher

Same-Sex Attraction

History on Homosexual Movement and why it is wrong-headed
Parent / Teacher

Marriage

Desire of the Everlasting Hills
Parent / Teacher

Marriage

Catholic.com videos with
Fr. Paul Check – Adults

Marriage

Homosexuality and the Catholic Church
General Audience

Marriage

Sophia Sketchpad on Marriage and Love
General Audience

Marriage

Yes to You
General Audience

Marriage

Desire of the Everlasting Hills
study guide

Websites

This web page contains a collection of on-line articles, videos, websites, books and frequently asked questions that provide a clearer understanding of Catholic Church teaching in reference to same sex attraction. The resources focus on such foundational topics as human dignity, friendship, chastity, pastoral care, marriage, same sex attraction and the effects of living a homosexual lifestyle and are meant to be explored collectively. The suggested audience is found under each resource. To visit any of these websites, click on the icon found below the suggested audience.
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Courage

www.couragerc.org
Parents/Teachers
Courage is an international apostolate of the Catholic Church, which ministers to persons with same-sex attractions.
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Marriage Unique for a Reason

www.marriageuniqueforareason.org/
Parents/Teachers/7-12 Grades
Assist with the education and catechesis of Catholics on why marriage is unique and why it should be promoted and protected as the union of one man and one woman.
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For Your Marriage

www.foryourmarriage.org/
Parents/Teachers/High School
Marriage, as both a natural institution and a sacred union, is rooted in God’s plan for creation. The truth that marriage can only exist between a man and a woman is woven deeply into the human spirit. The Church’s teaching on marriage expresses a truth, therefore, that can be perceived first and foremost by human reason.
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

www.usccb.org/
Parents/Teachers/High School
Official organization of the Catholic hierarchy in the U.S. A canonical entity governing the church, and a public policy arm.
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RECLAIM GOD’S PLAN FOR SEXUAL HEALTH Resource on Pornography

http://reclaimsexualhealth.com/
Parents/Teachers
RECLAiM Sexual Health offers a science-based, Catholic Online Recovery Program and other resources for those who desire to reclaim God’s plan for their sexual health.

Books

This web page contains a collection of on-line articles, videos, websites, books and frequently asked questions that provide a clearer understanding of Catholic Church teaching in reference to same sex attraction. The resources focus on such foundational topics as human dignity, friendship, chastity, pastoral care, marriage, same sex attraction and the effects of living a homosexual lifestyle and are meant to be explored collectively. The suggested audience is found under each resource. To read a review on each book, please click on the author’s name.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Defense Of Marriage