Dozens attended Theology of the Body for Teens Training Sept. 29 at St. Jude Thaddeus, Beaumont. Damon Owens, certified speaker for the Theology of the Body Institute, provided a comprehensive introduction to the Theology of the Body for Teens high school program. He offered practical advice on administering the program and included a lively question-and-answer session on theological, logistical, and practical issues.
Theology of the Body for Teens is a dynamic faith formation program for teens and pre-teens in Catholic schools, parish youth ministries, religious education, confirmation, and home school settings. It uses a mix of stories, real-life examples, activities, prayers, and relevant references to the culture.