Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Promoters Sandy Kubacki and Colleen Karwisch, from Ohio, have been working together for years to make sure all the parish bulletins in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are covered with NFP announcements. Through their teamwork, they can keep all the parishes, contacts, and bulletin schedules organized. Colleen shared how she and Sandy started small but easily…

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Couple Combines Teaching & Promoting

Seth & Elizabeth Timpe of Colorado, USA, successfully combine the roles of CCL Teaching Couple and Promoters by keeping both in mind as they go about their ministry of spreading the good news about Natural Family Planning. “Part of something my husband and I do is always give the NFP presentation at the local Marriage…

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Not Your Average NFP Bulletin Boards…

Eben and Lindsey Krapfl are a Teaching Couple from Iowa. Lindsey decided that promoting NFP at her parish didn’t need to be dull so she came up with trendy and humorous bulletin boards for her parish hall. These seasonal boards were quick to catch people’s eyes and the increase in interest came shortly after. Parishioners…

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What’s Next on Your NFP Adventure?

Written by Silvia Schmidt. Originally published in Family Foundations. Being an apostle means you are someone who preaches the Good News of Jesus Christ, sharing the richness of your Catholic faith. When I was younger, I would never have imagined that being an apostle could have meant teaching NFP. I guess it makes perfect sense.…

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The Impact of Teaching Couples Together

Written by Jim Volpe. Originally published in Family Foundations. In marriage, two people become greater than they would be separately, joining together and leading to an abundance of life and love. It is a pleasure to work together and volunteer my time with my wife as we help other couples to have joy filled marriages…

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MyParishNFP.org: Fertility and Faith Come Together

Written by Melissa Gorley. Couple to Couple League has launched a dynamic, one-stop parish outreach initiative called myparishNFP.org. With resources for clergy, parish staff, and couples and families gathered in one site, it has never been easier to access trusted video and textual materials, classes, and personalized support for navigating fertility with faith.   At myparishNFP.org,…

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CCL Teaching Couple Shares On-Air

This past summer, the Archdiocese of Atlanta held their annual Eucharistic Congress. Longtime teaching couple, Chris and Carrie Borgerding, organized a CCL booth and spoke with participants over the weekend about NFP and fertility awareness. EWTN radio caught up with Carrie and Chris at the congress to interview them about NFP, their story and the…

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Getting Ready for NFP Week

National Awareness Week for NFP is coming up July 24-30th, 2022. The USCCB designates Natural Family Planning Awareness Week during the week of July that highlights the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) because it articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love, and responsible parenthood. The dates also mark the feast…

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The Fruits of CCL in Hawaii

Written by Anne Marie Williams You are no doubt aware that the Couple to Couple League method often leads naturally to family growth. But embracing the method’s emphasis on service and self-gift regularly yields fruitfulness, growth, and evangelization far beyond users’ immediate families, impacting whole communities and future generations. Here, is the first of a…

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CCL Teachers Rise to the Covid-19 Challenge

When things started getting serious with social distancing, CCL teaching couples with onsite classes all of a sudden found their meeting places closed down. With close to 70 percent of our instruction already happening via online classes, thank goodness we were certainly a bit ahead of the curve when it comes to social distancing and…

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