Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition

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Discovering God's Plan For Love and Life

Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition answers the questions your middle school students may have about sexual morality, relationships, and how they were uniquely created for greatness. This program uses a dynamic mix of stories, real-life examples, activities, prayers, and relevant references to the culture, all packed into eight life-changing lessons.

Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School/Edition answers questions such as:

  • Who am l?
  • Are there consequences to my actions?
  • What is the difference between love and lust?
  • How do I balance family, friends, school, God, music, TV, Internet, texting, etc., in my daily life?
  • How can I discern my vocation to marriage, priesthood, or religious life?
  • How do I deal with bullying, gossip, peer pressure, pornography, divorce, etc?
  • Can I live my Catholic faith no matter how I messed up in the past?

TOB Resources for Parents:

  • From Christopher West: COR Project: “Beyond the Talk- Sharing Gods Plan For Sexuality With Your Kids”
  • THE TRUTH AND MEANING OF HUMAN SEXUALITY: Guidelines for Education within the Family. From the Vatican Pontifical Council for the Family, December 1995.
  • FORMED: http://formed.org You may get a code to access these tools by contacting the St. Margaret Mary Church Office at (407) 647-3392 or ChurchOffice@stmargaretmary.org
    • YDisciple: Important Message for Dads
    • YDisciple: Just for Parents
    • YDIsciple: Practicing Prayer by Jackie Franscois.
    • True Beauty: Chastity for Girls
    • True Strength: Chastity for Guys
    • Who Am I?
    • Who Is God?
    • Discovering God Together, The Catholic Guide to Raising Faithful Kids. By Dr. Greg Popcak
    • The Father of the Family: A Christian Perspective by Clayton Barbeau
  1. Free Parenting Practicals from LIFETEEN’s parent life website: http://ltparentlife.com Use parish code “margaretmary32789” to make an account.Here is one article that might be helpful: “Sex Can Be A Daunting Topic.” by JOEL STEPANEKhttp://ltparentlife.com/the-talk-teaching-your-youth-the-basics-of-theology-of-the-body
  2. On EWTN ProLife Weekly—a 6 minute interview with Leah Darrow on advice for parents on how to show our kids beauty and love at home: http://video.ewtn.com/index.php/ewtn-pro-life-weekly Leah’s website is www.leahdarrow.com