Breaking Free from Pornography

Where is the foolish person who would think it in his power to commit a sin more than God could forgive” – St. John Vianney

This web page seeks to offer information, help, and encouragement to BREAK FREE of pornography use.

Resources

soldier in armor and bible quote

Two printed resources are available to be distributed in your parish. Both cards contain the image of an armored Christian, reaching for a sword and the quote from St. Paul’s letter to the Phillipians: “I can do all things in him who strengthens me.” (Image is copyright the Family Life Office of the Archdiocese of New York. Used with permission.)

Prayer Card

Format: 2 X 3½ “business card”
Text on back: “Prayer for Purity of Heart”

Bookmark with Battle Plan

Format: 3 X 5 “bookmark”
Text on back: in addition to the “Prayer for Purity of Heart”, this card contains “My Battle Plan Against Pornography”, 10 steps in the combat against the evil of pornography.

Contact Jennie Korsmo to order.

Catholic Websites

Please note that none of the following organizations or web sites are affiliated with the Family Life or Respect Life Offices of the Diocese of Fargo. We provide this information solely for your information. We are not responsible for their policies, the views they express, the products and services they offer, or the content of their websites or materials.

RECLAiM Sexual Health: an anonymous, online recovery program that helps struggling individuals break free from pornography addiction and other unwanted sexual behaviors.

Integrity Restored: help for Catholic men to break free of pornography addiction.

Theology of the Body: online resource for John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

Institute for Marital Healing: The Institute for Marital Healing seeks to strengthen Catholic marriages by educating spouses about common causes of conflicts in marital self-giving caused by pornography and other issues, and promoting effective approaches to alleviate such conflicts through a combination of online resources, educational programs and publications.

Internet Filters, Accountability Software, and Media Safety

What we do online impacts our lives offline.”

Please note that none of the following organizations or services are affiliated with the Family Life or Respect Life Offices of the Diocese of Fargo. We provide this information solely for your information. We are not responsible for their policies, the views they express, the products and services they offer, or the content of their websites or materials.

i-Safe: a website for internet safety education.

Filter Review: a website that describes and rates different internet filters.

Covenant Eyes: Covenant Eyes provides internet accountability and filtering services. Covenant Eyes internet accountability is unique in that monitors all the sites you visit and sends a report to the person you choose. Each site receives a score for “mature” content. Available for Windows, Apple’s iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.), and Android devices.