Pornography & Internet Protection


Guides

Equipped: Smart Catholic Parenting in a Sexualized Culture

equipped-coverA practical tool that uses the image of the home – the domestic church – to guide you in how to teach your children to say no to pornography while at the same time forming them in a broader understanding of:

*Their God-given identity
*The importance of sexual integrity
*The difference between sexual impulse and life giving union
*How to understand sexual shame
*How to engage media with discernment

This book makes it possible to have engaged, healthy, and informed conversations about online threats.

Click to download in PDF format.


Protecting the Home

Covenant Eyes.  Internet content-blocking and accountability software with screen monitoring and activity reporting to an accountability partner.

Devices: Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS*

www.covenanteyes.com/

*iOS screen accountability only available when using Covenant Eyes browser.

Our Pact. Mobile parenting app that allows parents to remotely locate and manage their children’s devices, including internet content blocking, application restrictions, text blocking, location finder, and management of device time limits.

Devices: Android, iOS

ourpact.com/

Norton Family Premier.  Parenting application suite with internet content blocking, application restrictions, text blocking, location finder, management of device time limits, and social media and video supervision.

Devices: Windows, Android, iOS*

us.norton.com/norton-family-premier

*some features not supported on iOS devices.

Protect Young Minds.  General resource guide for protecting your home and educating your children on the dangers of pornography.

www.protectyoungminds.org


Addiction Recovery and Support

Reclaim Sexual Health.  Online addiction recovery program for individuals and their spouses provided by Elizabeth Ministries.

STRIVE.  21-day challenge to break free from pornography addiction.

Exodus 90.  A 90-day spiritual exercise consisting of prayer, asceticism, and fraternity to help men grow in self-mastery and purity.

Bloom.  Digital community for women healing from the trauma of infidelity.

Local Certified Sexual Addiction Therapists

  • Sr. Tina Alfieri, LCSW, CSAT, MCAP
    P.O. Box 141196
    Gainesville, FL 32614
    (352) 318-1500
    tmalfieri@yahoo.com
  • Albert Lamoureux, MA, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC
    6034 Chester Avenue, Suite 119
    Jacksonville, FL 32217
    (904) 448-5521
    lumencounseling@att.net

For a full listing of therapists in the diocese who are part of our network, visit the Catholic Therapist Network page.


Additional Websites

Create in Me a Clean Heart (USCCB)

Clean Heart Online

Integrity Restored

The Porn Effect

For Your Marriage

The Chastity Project (for youth and young adults)

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