Leaders of the Church have a great responsibility in helping individuals, marriages and families move beyond pornography.
The priest, in particular, can intimately bring the wounded to Jesus, offer healing through the sacraments, and lead the faithful on a path to health and freedom. Here all Catholic ministry leaders will find the tools they need to offer hope and healing for the journey.
Blog Posts for Ministry Leaders
The Healthy Tensions of Parish Support Groups
July 3, 2019
Addressing Pornography as a Diocese or Parish
June 19, 2019
Creating Safe Places and Processes in Our Parishes to Overcome Porn
June 5, 2019
How to Overcome the Most Common Obstacles to Addressing Porn in the Parish
March 27, 2019
Pope Francis Addresses the Harms of Porn on Children
October 19, 2017
The Catholic Church and Porn: Four Quick Insights From The Bishops Letter
March 10, 2016
Courses and Video Trainings for Ministry Leaders
Ministry Leader Tools for Parish Life
Safe Haven Sunday
The Safe Haven Sunday Initiative is an annual campaign that uses original Catholic resources, a step-by-step implementation guide, a constantly updated website (CleanHeart.Online), and expert consultants to help diocesan and parish leaders promote a culture of digital integrity for all.
Join over 20 dioceses covering over 6,000,000 Catholics who have already implemented the Initiative.
Audience: Parish Communities and Parents
Language: English (and Spanish book, video challenge)
Resource Type: Annual awareness campaign
Cost: Free (noncompulsory book $2 / per copy)
Marriage Preparation and Enrichment Brochure
This brochure explains how pornography use affects everyone, with a particular focus on engaged and married couples, and what can be done to protect the most intimate of relationships: marriage. This is a good resource for marriage preparation, marriage enrichment, chastity courses, and RCIA classes.
Audience: Engaged and Married Couples
Resource Type: Brochure
Cost: Free download or $6.99 (25 per pack) for printed
You Are Loved
The Catholic Answers booklet You Are Loved is a confessional aid for priests to offer those who struggle with pornography. You Are Loved offers inspiration and hope for the countless individuals struggling to break free of pornography.
Audience: Priests to offer penitents
Resource type: Confessional aid
Cost: Pricing varies