The Virtue of Chastity
and Theology of the Body



“The human body includes right from the beginning…the capacity of expressing love, that love in which the person becomes a gift – and by means of this gift – fulfills the meaning of his being and existence.” ~ Saint John Paul II, TOB Jan 16, 1980, p.63



TOTB Resources

What is the "Theology of the Body?


USCCB on Love and Sexuality


Resource Sheet for TOTB


What George Weigal Has to Say


Reflecting on Your Marriage Vows

Excellent Pamphlet Series for Home or Parish

Recommended Books
TOTB Articles

Christopher West Online Article Library


Sampling from Fr. Loya, Katrina Zeno, and Christopher West


Dr. Edward Sri Online Article Library


Sex, Love, and God: the Catholic Answer to Puritanism and Nietzcheanism

  by Very Rev. Robert Barron

Video and Audio

OMFRL Video Library


Your First Online Stop: Ascension Press's Homepage


Short Video Clips: Something for Everyone


TOB International Symposium Videos-Years 2007-2013

The purpose of this website is to post the many informative and inspiring videos of the lectures delivered at the TOB International Symposium.


Christopher West
Christopher West is a research fellow and faculty member of the Theology of the Body Institute and one of the most sought after speakers in the Church today.


Theology of the Body Institute
The Theology of the Body Institute exists to promote the revolutionary teaching of Pope John Paul II on the divine meaning of the human body and human sexuality through programs, resources, and our graduate level training courses.


Theology of the
This website's resources are dedicated to the promotion of Pope John Paul II's revolutionary and life-transforming message of hope that counteracts societal trends which urge us to view the body as an object of pleasure or as a machine for manipulation.


Our Father's Will Communications

OFWC Media, LLC is one of the largest suppliers of Theology of the Body media in the world.


Theology of the Body International Alliance (TOBIA)

An international support network providing resources, including study groups, for those striving to evangelize the world by means of Blessed John Paul II's understanding of the human person.


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