Resources – body, love, sexuality, marriage

The following list contains some excellent resources for teenagers and young adults to help you learn more about the Theology of the Body, as well as the truth and meaning of human sexuality, gender, and related issues.

Books and Resources on the Theology of the Body

Books

• God’s Plan for You: Life. Love, Marriage. and Sex by David Hajduk. Available from Pauline Books and Media, 1-800-668-2078.  www.daughtersofstpaul.com.

• Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body by Pope John Paul II, translated and introduced by Michael M. Waldstein. Available from Pauline Books and Media, 1-800-668-2078     www.daughtersofstpaul.com.

• Men and Women are from Eden by Dr. Mary Healy. Available from St. Anthony’s Messenger Press. 1-800-488-0488.    www.americancatholic.org

• Theology of the Body for Beginners by Christopher West. Available from Ascension Press, 1-800-376-0520.    www.ascensionpress.com

Audio/Video Resources

• Ascension··Press, P.O. Box 1990, West Chester, PA 19380.   1-800-376-0520.  www.ascensionpress.com

• Our Father’s Will Communications, P.O. Box 815, Minooka, Il 60447. 1-815-828-5094.  www.ourfatherswillcommunications.com

• The Gift Foundation, P.O. Box 95, Carpentersville, Il 60110.  1-8oo-421-GIFT. www.giftfoundation.org

Books and Resources on Chastity, Dating, Sexuality, and Gender

 Books

 • Arms of Love by Carmen Marcoux. Available from Courtship Now. (306) 934-3511. www.courtshipnow.com

• Every Woman~ Journey: Answering “Who am I for the Feminine Heart. Available from Our Father’s Will Communications. 1-866-333-0FWC (6392).  www.theologyofthebody.net

• If You Really Loved Me by Jason Evert. Available from Catholic Answers. 1-888-291-8000. www.pureloveclub.com

• Love and Responsibility by Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II).  Available from Ignatius Press. 1-800-651-1531. www.ignatius.com

• Pure Love (booklet) by Jason Evert. Available from Catholic Answers. 1-888-291-8000. www.pureloveclub.com

• Pure Womanhood (booklet) by Crystalina Evert. Available from Catholic Answers. 1-888-291-8000. www.pureloveclub.com

• Real Love: Answers to Your Questions on Dating, Marriage and the Real Meaning of Sex by Mary Beth Bonacci. Available from Ignatius Press. 1-800-651-1531.  www.ignatius.com

• Sex and Love: Whats a Teenager to Do? by Mary Beth Bonacci. Available from Ignatius Press. 1-800-651-1531. www.ignatius.com

Audio/Video Resources

• Dating and Courtship by Kimberly Hahn. Available from Lighthouse Catholic Media. 1-866-526-2151. www.LighthouseCatholicMedia.com

• How to Teach Chastity to Teens by Barbara McGuigan. Available from Lighthouse Catholic Media. 1-866-526-2151. www.LighthouseCatholicMedia.com

• The Pornography Plague by Jeff Cavins. Available from Ascension Press. 1-800-376-0520. www.ascensionpress.com

• Romance without Regret by Jason and Crystalina Evert. Available from Catholic Answers. 1-888-291-8000. www.pureloveclub.com

• Winning the Battle for Sexual Purity by Christopher West. Available from Ascension Press. 1-800-376-0520. www.ascensionpress.com

• Women: God’s Masterpiece by Christopher West. Available from Ascension Press. 1-800-376-0520. www.ascensionpress.com

Sexuality/Chastity  Support

• Courage, 410 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 (212) 268-1010. www.couragerc.net

• National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), 16633 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1340, Encino, CA 91436.  (818) 789-4440. www.narth.com

Natural Family Plan/Contraception Alternatives

• Billings Ovulation Method Association. USA, 316 North 7th Avenue, St. Cloud, MN 56303.  (320) 252-2100.  www.boma-usa.org

• Couple to Couple League, P.O. Box 111184, Cincinnati, OH 45211-·1184. (513) 471-2000. www.ccli.org

• Family of the Americas, P.O. Box 1170, Dunkirk, MD 20754. (301) 627.:3346. www.familyplanning.net

• NFP Outreach, 3366 NW Expressway, Bldg. D, Suite 630, Oklahoma City, OK 73112. (405) 942-4084.   www.nfpoutreach.org

• Northwest Family Services, 4805 N.E. Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97213.; (503) 215-6377. www.nwfs.org

• One More Soul, 616 Five Oaks Ave., Dayton, OH 45406.  1-800-307-SOUL.  www.omsoul.com

• Pope Paul IV Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction, 6901 Mercy Road, Omaha, NE 68106.    (402) 390-6600.  www.popepaulvi.org

Pornography Recovery/Healing

• Covenant Eyes. 1-877-479-1119. www.covenanteyes.com

• Family Life Center (Steve Wood),21202 Olean Blvd., Unit D-6., Port Charlotte, Fl 33952. (941) 764-7725.   www.dads.org

• Porn No More, The Serenellians, P.O. Box 1096, Maple Falls, WA 98266.  www.PornNoMore.com

• True Knights. 1-800-950-2008.   www.trueknights.org.

Post-Abortion Healing

• Project Rachel. Available in most major cities. Do a web search by typing “Project Rachel” and your city to find out more information.

• Rachel’s Vineyard. (610) 354-0555. www.rachelsvineyard.org

 

Teen Chastity

 • Family Honor, Inc., 2927 Devine Street, Suite 130, Columbia, SC 29205. (803) 929.0858.   www.familyhonor.org

• Generation Life, Inc. (215) 885-8760. www.generationlife.org

• Dumb Ox Productions, Inc. (Brian Butler), 310 Saint Philip Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301. (985) 446-2606.  www.dumboxproductions.com

• Pure Love. Club (seminars, research, chastity clubs). To learn more, call Catholic Answers at 1-888-291-8000. www.pureloveclub.com

• Real Love Productions, Inc. (Mary Beth Bonacci), 191 University Blvd, Denver, CO 80206. Phone: 1-888-NOPIZZA (667-4992).  www.reallove.net

• Life-Vision Communications (Janelle), Box 1238, Lloydminster, AB, S9V 1G1. (780) 808-4142. www.janelle.cc

 

Theology of the Body-Educational Organizations

 • John Paul II Institute, 415 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017. Phone: 202-526-3799. www.jpii.edu

• Theology of the Body Institute, P.O. Box 5005, West Chester, PA 19380. (610) 696-7795, ext. 206.    www.tobinstitute.org

• Women of the Third Millennium (Katrina leno), P.O. Box 23673, Tempe, AZ 85285. (480) 720-5715. www.wttm.org

 

Unplanned Pregnancy Assistance

• Birthright. 1-800-550-4900. www.birthright.org.  Offices in major cities and many smaller towns.

• The Nurturing Network, P.O. Box 1489, White Salmon, WA 98672. (509) 493-4026. www.nurturingnetwork.org