The Art of NFP Blog

Door-to-door seminarians

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Marion Fernandez-Cueto did a terrific job synthesizing Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium in the latest issue of Family Foundations, drawing out 10 thought-provoking guidelines for evangelization. They ring throughout this story of faith sharing, a column I wrote in 2013, … [Read more...]

Santo Subito at Last!

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My co-workers and I are very excited about the canonization of Blessed John Paul II on Sunday. My DVR is already set for 4:00 am EST. I remember watching coverage of his funeral. People cried, “Santo subito! Santo subito! [Saint now],” as St. Peter’s Square busted far beyond its seams. So it will … [Read more...]

CCL Celebrates the Feast of St. Joseph

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Today CCL joins the Church in celebrating the life of St. Joseph. It is only fitting that our volunteers chose St. Joseph to be among our patron saints. He is the model for husbands, fathers, and all men, having lived a life of humility and authentic masculinity. In contrast to Jesus, who is … [Read more...]

Interview with 1Flesh.org president

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How 1Flesh makes NFP cool 1Flesh.org was founded in 2012 by a group of college students who felt compelled to introduce more people to natural methods of family planning through dynamic social-media outreach and the tagline “Bring Sexy Back.” Marie-Claire Reer, 23, a newlywed living in Austin and a … [Read more...]

Part 5: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 5: Dissenters and Living Martyrs Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. The final installment of this series honors those clergy who stood up in the face of dissent. History is worth repeating. On the … [Read more...]

Part 4: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 4: Natural Family Planning…a loving response Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 4 of this series explores Natural Family Planning.   What is the role of Natural Family Planning (NFP) … [Read more...]