CCL Board Member Receives Papal Award

While the papal award was originally bestowed upon members of the Swiss Guard and Papal Army, it has since been expanded to honor deserving world civilians. The name “Bene Merenti” literally means “well deserving.”

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What Makes CCL different?

It’s wonderful that there are so many methods out there for the varied lifestyles of NFP users. Among all of them, though, CCL really stands out.

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Former Birth Control Users

Calling all former birth control users! The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) has filed a Citizen’s petition to encourage the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) to require more transparent labeling of the risks associated with various forms of birth control on their packaging. They’ve got all the studies, all the arguments and all the proof lined up,…

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Our Take on Natural Cycles°

Recently, Bloomberg released an in-depth interview of the creators of the “birth control app,” Natural Cycles, checking in after a recent PR crisis that shook their reputation. This has brought increased attention to an entire array of fertility monitoring apps — including our own CycleProGo — and period tracking apps that don’t provide fertility awareness…

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40 days of reparation draw to a close

Continue to pray with us!  *** In late August, we at CCL Central began praying a daily Chaplet of Adoration and Reparation for the healing of our Church. Today marks 40 workdays of intentional intercessory prayer. Thank you to those of you who have accompanied us spiritually during this challenging time and those who continue…

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Catholic Medical Professionals Defending Ethical Practice

While it may seem like acceptance of NFP by the mainstream medicine is hopeless, there is a slow but steady undercurrent of change working its way through at least the Catholic medical community. This shift was more clear than ever before at the Catholic Medical Association’s (CMA) annual meeting last week in Dallas, Texas. NFP…

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CCL Limited Edition Rosary for October

While the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is technically only on October 7, the entire month is celebrated with a special emphasis on this beautiful devotion. This particular October, we at CCL are asking for your prayers in a special way. We’re working hard to develop new initiatives, classes and more, and we…

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Q&A with CCL’s Financial Advisor

Zachary C. Clark, CFP is the newest member of the Couple to Couple League’s Board of Directors and will act as Financial Advisor. As we chatted, it quickly became evident that he has a quick sense of humor and a big heart.   Forest Hempen: Do you go by Zach or Zachary? Zachary Clark: I…

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Marketing to Millennials

One highly praised breakout session at our Humanae Vitae convention was titled “Marketing to Millennials.” The presentation was given by Forest Hempen, CCL’s marketing and communications associate, and created with input from her colleagues Maggie Tamborski and Clara Vincent. “Connection is much more important than marketing,” said Forest, who is a 20-something. “We’re seeking a relationship.” “The…

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CANFP Convention Attracts 500+ People

“Faithful to God’s Design,” which consisted of several separate events from July 25-28, took place in Ontario, CA, just outside of Los Angeles. The main convention, July 27-28, turned out well with an attendance of more than 500 individuals, couples, priests, DREs and more. Based on an unofficial poll of hands during a keynote, well over…

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