Archive for October 2011

CCL participates in NFP conference in Colombia

On October 5 and 6, CCL’s Director of International Development, Erick Carrero, had the honor of speaking at the Fourth Panamerican Encounter for Natural Family Planning at the Bolivariana Pontifical University in Medellin, Colombia. Organized this year through the university’s Institute for Marriage and Family, this event is put on by a network of NFP…

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Coming soon: 13 new Teaching Couples in LA!

  On September 17th and 18th, 13 dedicated couples met at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Encino, California as part of their CCL teacher training program. Among the courses completed were anatomy and physiology, the Sympto-Thermal Method, postpartum and premenopause transitions, witnessing, and much more. These couples, located throughout the greater Los Angeles…

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It’s still a man’s world

Once again the month of October is upon us with the full press of breast cancer awareness coming from nearly every angle one can imagine.  Personally, NFL players wearing pink shoes and gloves is a bit much for me.  And again, the contribution oral contraceptives make to increase breast cancer among younger women goes unstated,…

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Has the next Steve Jobs already been lost?

Last night word spread of the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.  This morning, news programs were full of eulogies.  Indeed, few individuals stand out in our culture today as Steve Jobs, so closely linked to massive shifts in how we run our daily lives.  The litany of game-changing ideas and products he brought to…

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