2 The 6th & 9th Commandments Respecting Sexuality Thou Shall Not Commit AdulteryThou Shall Not Covet Your Neighbor’s Spouse
3 Theology of the Body The body reveals the nature of God God created us out of love, gave us life and sustains our lifeGod gave us the power and authority to participate in love and the creation of life“Male and female he created them”Equal in dignity, different in roleMeant to be in relationship- not meant to be aloneExample graph/chart.
4 God’s Gift of Life Giving Power Made in God’s image and likenessGod makes us co-creators with Him.Power to procreateNuptialRelated to marriage or marriage ceremonyGenerativeRelated to the power of producing new lifeMale and female He made themNaturally drawn into intimate relationship, physical, emotional and spiritual unionRepresents the relationship of the TrinitySexuality does not require a physical actFemininityMasculinityConclusion to course, lecture, et al.
5 Chastity Sexual Integrity Integration of sexuality into the total personHumans are: physical, emotional, intellectual, moral, social, spiritual and sexual.TemperanceThe cardinal virtue of self-controlTo moderate your appetiteAn opportunity for questions and discussions.
6 Pure of Heart Living the virtue of Temperance Curbing or moderating our appetites and passions to achieve balance in the use of created goods.ChastityModestyPatience in responding to sexual desiresDecency in word and actionDiscretion in our dress, music, moviesTemple of the Holy SpiritSacred place
7 Sins Against Chastity Lust, carnal concupiscence Desire for pleasure or sensual experiences that is against reason or the moral law“Women are from Venus, Men are from Mars”Sexual intercourse is only morally permissible between a husband and a wife.The ultimate physical expression of sexuality, the fullest expression of love that brings new life into the world.Requires the commitment of Marriage
8 Sins Against Chastity Fornication Prostitution Masturbation Sexual intercourse between a man and woman who are not marriedProstitutionProviding sexual services in exchange for goods or moneyMasturbationSelf-manipulation for the purpose of erotic pleasure or orgasmPornographyWritten or visual portrayal of a person or action that is created or viewed with the intention of sexual stimulationHomosexualityHomosexuals areChildren of GodTreat with respect, compassion, and sensitivityDiscrimination, violent acts or terrorism are a grave moral offense
9 Marriage and Sexuality Unitive/ nuptialAnnulmentMarriage did not take placeProcreative/ generativeOpenness to lifeNatural Family planning
10 Sins against the Sanctity of Marriage Sins against the Unitive/ Nuptial quality of marriageDivorceSins against fidelityAdulteryPolygamySins against the generative/ procreative quality of marriageSin against openness to lifeContraceptionSins against natural conceptionIVFArtificial inseminationSurrogate motherhood