Chastity

“Chastity, as far as I can tell, is one of the most misunderstood words in the English language. People think it’s repressive, degrading and unnatural. But nothing could be further from the truth! Instead, chastity says that sex, our bodies, and our desires are so good that they are sacred, thus they deserve to be respected and revered. Chastity isn’t about saying “no” or making rules—it’s an enormous YES to authentic love.” Continue reading…

Resources

Chastity Project – Some of today’s best Catholic speakers have teamed up to bring you this amazing website, packed with information about chastity.

John Paul II Renewal Center –  A local resource dedicated to spreading the teachings of Saint Pope John Paul II, especially his works on Theology of the Body. They offer a variety of speaking engagements, classes, seminars, study groups and resource materials for various age groups including teens, young adults, engaged and married couples.

CatholicSexuality.com – A website dedicated to helping people understand how to live the virtue of chastity.

Men, Women, and the Mystery of Love by Edward Sri – A fantastic book that can help all of us – single and married – understand and live chastity more fully in our lives.

Courage – A Catholic support system which assists men and women who experience same-sex attractions in living chaste lives in fellowship, truth and love.