Volunteering With Joy in a Busy World

When I was a child my mom was always busy. At my school. In our church. Around the community. While she was a traditional stay at home mom, we joked that she worked as a full-time volunteer. Watching her give of herself and the difference she made to those around her made a lasting impression…

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Dads, Daughters and NFP

My dad has two sons, so I always had first-hand experience being a father to boys. When my first daughter was born, I wasn’t sure I knew what to do. I was still figuring out women at the time, having only been married 3 years, but I quickly learned that figuring out women would be…

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CCL Central New Office Blessing

Written by Martha Haenni This summer, CCL’s Central office in Cincinnati moved into a larger, remodeled space within the Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center building. Early in September, Fr. Rob Jack, Theology instructor at the Cincinnati Athenaeum and host of Driving Home the Faith radio show on 910 AM Sacred Heart Radio, toured…

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Prayerfully Discerning With NFP

Written for Family Foundations magazine by Celine Gaeta. Ted and Kimberly Goll live near Denver, CO, and have been a Couple to Couple League NFP teaching couple for years. Responsible parenthood has not only been an important principle for their life choices, but it is an integral part of their mission and message when teaching…

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Getting the Word Out About NFP

Chris and Carrie Borgerding from the Diocese of Atlanta recently participated in their annual Parish Ministry Fair. The couple had a table in the parish hall with about 80 other ministries. They stayed before and after each of the three weekend Masses to answer questions and give information about CCL and its offerings. Carrie believes…

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Co-Creation With God

Growing up, I would often ask my mom to “Just tell me what you want me to do, and I’ll do it.”  She would remind me, instead, that she wanted me to look around and see what needed to be done and who needed a hand.  I wanted a checklist; she wanted me to develop…

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“Promote CCL” August 2023 Round-Up

NFP in Action during the Month of August   Like the weather during this past month of August, our CCL Promoters and Teaching Couples were on a hot streak advancing the good tidings of natural family planning! The Fertility Science Institute Directory (fertilityscienceinstitute.org) is the star this month as there were several new medical professionals…

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