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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

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Courses and Video Trainings for Ministry Leaders

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Iglesia Católica

New Evangelization and the Hyper-Sexualized Culture


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In this five-part series, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, guides the leaders of the Church on how to teach the truth, beauty, and goodness of God’s plan for marriage and human sexuality to a culture that’s growing up with pornography, while providing the tools to those who have been wounded by pornography and who are seeking healing and freedom.

Audience: Ministry Leaders 
Language: English 
Resource Type: Video course 
Cost: Free 

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Praying in the Midst of Temptation


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In this 3-minute training video, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, discusses how prayer is important in the midst of temptation, especially when faced with the choice to consent to sin or not. This is the battleground. Will you consent to sin, or will you surrender everything to Jesus?

Audience: Men and women
Language: English 
Resource Type: Training video   
Cost: Free  

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How to Help People in the Confessional


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In this 5-minute training video, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, guides and teaches priests on what questions to ask in the confessional in order to help those who struggle with pornography.

Audience: Priests 
Language: English 
Resource Type: Training video   
Cost: Free  

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How To Form a Support Group In Your Diocese Or Parish


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In this 2-minute training video, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, provides guidance to Diocesan and Parish Leaders on how to form Support Groups. 

Audience: Ministry leaders  
Language: English 
Resource Type: Training video   
Cost: Free  

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How To Talk To Kids About Porn


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In this 3-minute training video, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, provides guidance to Priests on how to talk to kids about pornography, while at the same time maintaining healthy boundaries. 

Audience: Ministry leaders  
Language: English 
Resource Type: Training video   
Cost: Free  

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As A Priest How Do You Talk To Betrayed Spouses?


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In this 3-minute training video, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, provides guidance to Priests on how to talk to betrayed spouses, which includes validation, encouraging healthy boundaries and counseling. 

Audience: Ministry leaders  
Language: English 
Resource Type: Training video   
Cost: Free  

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Live Trainings and Seminars 

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Father Sean Kilcawley, STL

Live Trainings and Seminars for Clergy

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Speaking to Clergy, Father Sean Kilcawley, STL, PSAP provides education from both the theological and psychological perspectives.

Priests are provided with an in depth review of theological anthropology, the science of addiction, relationships, and the different levels of intervention to help others to break free and heal from the devastating effects of pornography on marriages and families.

Priests who complete this training report greater comfort in addressing difficult sexual issues, addressing parents about protecting their children, and confidence in their knowledge of various resources.

Audience: Clergy
Language: English and Italian 
Resource Type: In-person trainings and seminars 
Cost: Depends on the number and type of talks

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Ministry Leader Tools for Parish Life 

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Safe Haven Sunday - Clean Heart Online

Safe Haven Sunday

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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) 

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Unspoken

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This program is not simply a resource; it is a powerful tool that has the potential to transform the lives of your teenagers and their families. Unspoken is a collaborative effort between Life Teen and Covenant Eyes, an organization that specializes in Internet accountability and filtering software. These two organizations have partnered to bring you this resource, which will empower parents to talk to their teenagers about the dangers of pornography, safe Internet use, and how to open the lines of communication so healing from addiction can occur.

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Marriage Brochure

Marriage Preparation and Enrichment Brochure

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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 
Language: English 
Resource Type: Brochure    
Cost: Free download or $6.99 (25 per pack) for printed 

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You Are Loved

You Are Loved

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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 
Language: English 
Resource type: Confessional aid 
Cost: Pricing varies  

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Top Blog Picks for Ministry Leaders 

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The Impact Pornography Has On Vocations

July 12, 2021

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5 Steps to Implement Safe Haven Sunday in Your Parish

February 24, 2021

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Building a Healing Culture in Your Parish Community

February 2, 2021

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Clarity About Sexual Sin and When, and When Not, to Receive Holy Communion

January 13, 2021

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Approaching the Topic of Porn in Pre-Marital Counseling

November 23, 2020

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Addressing Pornography as a Diocese or Parish

June 19, 2019

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