Theology of the Body for Teens

Theology of the Body for Teens is a dynamic faith formation program for teens and pre-teens in Catholic schools, parish youth ministries, Religious Education, Confirmation, and homeschool settings. Using a great mix of stories, real-life examples, activities, prayers, and relevant references to the culture, it goes beyond traditional chastity programs by connecting the two hottest topics on the planet — God and sex. » Read More

Theology of the Body

What People Are Saying

Those who attended [the workshop] became instrumental in leading small group discussions and getting other high school students to attend the program. The success of our program was greatly assisted by the workshop from Ascension Press. » Read More
— Father James Dean, Pastor, Our Lady Queen of Mercy Catholic Church, Mobile, AL
Given the tremendous challenges which adolescent catechesis presents today, Theology of the Body for Teens represents, in my estimation, a primary workbook for anyone committed to passing on the Catholic faith tradition. » Read More
— Thomas M. Howard, Vicariate IV Coordinator of Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Chicago
Theology of the Body for Teens is just what youth ministers have been waiting for. It’s a resource that facilitates the teaching of the wonderful message from John Paul II in a way that teens can understand. » Read More
— Marissa Esparza, Director for the Office for Youth Ministry, Diocese of San Diego
We had an amazing weekend! Father is so thrilled about the whole thing and I think this is really just a beginning of something much bigger than we can even imagine. Damon was out of this world. I had no doubt he would be but he really surpassed all my e » Read More
— Annette Cayer, Theology of the Body for Teens Training host, Corpus Christi Parish, Celebration FL
Theology of the Body for Teens is a brilliant curriculum. It is so successful because it speaks to the teens without sacrificing the beauty and power of the message. » Read More
— Christopher West, Best-selling author of Theology of the Body for Beginners & Theology of the Body Explained
Brian Butler... has an awesome ability to engage his audience in the learning process, while intertwining catechesis with his own personal experience. This is JP II's personalism at work!! » Read More
— Rachelle Sauvageau, Director, Respect Life Office, Diocese of Fargo
With all that teens face in today’s world, this study is a must. Response from both the teens and their parents has been extremely positive. I could not recommend it more highly! » Read More
— Jeff Stankovsky, Director of Youth Ministry, St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Indianapolis, IN
Indeed there is a hunger among this generation to learn more about the Church and the Church’s teachings regarding sexuality, with the Theology of the Body. » Read More
— Katie Anderson, Coordinator of Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Miami
We've got a bunch of very excited parents who can't wait for their teens to hear the good news presented in TOB for the Teens. Many students I have interviewed, who have already taken the course, gave it a positive thumbs up and really enjoyed it. » Read More
— Pam Looker, Teen Minister, City of the Lord Catholic Covenant Community, Tempe AZ 85281
In an age of sexual confusion, Theology of the Body (TOB) goes beyond "just say no" and gives teens something noble and beautiful to say "YES!" to - opening their hearts not only to a pure life, but the whole Gospel message. » Read More
— Christopher J. Stefanick, Director of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministry, Archdiocese of Denver

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