The office develops and implements educational opportunities to expand upon the formation of the faithful on the Theology of the Body, which informs and serves as a foundation for Catholic social teaching.
The Diocese of Raleigh partners with Family Honor to provide and promote a family-centered Catholic approach to Chastity Education. Through a variety of parish-based, family-centered programs, Family Honor presenters bring parents and their children together to discuss the true meaning of love, chastity, fertility, friendship, true self-worth, sexuality and much more in an age-appropriate manner.
For a concise overview of Theology of the Body, listen to a 50-minute video by Dr. Patrick O’connell:
For a more in-depth treatment of the beauty and gift of Theology of the Body, listen to a talk by Jackie Bonk, Director of the Office of Human Life and Dignity: