Posts Tagged ‘Catholic’

Twitter user delivers outstanding defense of NFP

Social media’s not exactly designed for important conversations. Between the anonymous accounts and the trolls, it can be hard to tell what is real and important — after all, much of our approval-addicted society values likes over content. If regular social media is bad, Twitter is even worse. It’s the drug of choice for people…

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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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Andy Alderson moves on to next assignment

After more than 14 years of service, Director of Education, Training & Curricula Andy Alderson has moved on from CCL. Earlier this month, Andy announced to the staff that he had accepted a position with the University of Cincinnati doing what he does best: project management. Friday, May 19, completed his long tenure with us,…

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NFP Uncensored: BSN and charting

NFP Uncensored is a series of candid accounts of the way NFP informs every aspect of life. You can follow the posts by searching for “NFP Uncensored” here in the Living the Love blog (use the search bar on the right-hand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media. In the past 50 years,…

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An infertility book for Catholics

From the Family Foundations archives. **** When Angelique and Richard López first began experiencing infertility, Angelique went looking for a Catholic book on the topic but came up short. A few years later, her best friend, Carmen Santamaría, started down the same road. These Miami CCL volunteers decided to pool their research and write the…

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OSV nails it with magazines for young adults

I’m one of three millennials in my office and the only one in marketing. So it shouldn’t have surprised me a couple of weeks ago when my boss handed me two thick young adult magazines and asked me to review them. But it did. I’m not really a magazine person. I love the idea of…

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Instagram inspiration

Meet the Catholic woman whose young family fuels a wildly popular lifestyle blog Name: Anna Liesemeyer Age: 33 City of residence: Atlanta Husband’s name: Gabe Kids’ names and ages: Gabriel, 8; Veronica, 6; Max, 4; Rocco, 2; Azelie, 1 Website: inhonorofdesign.com Why did you launch In Honor Of Design? I started it in 2010, and it was…

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20 reasons why

We asked our members why they chose NFP. Here’s just a sampling of their answers: 1. “My wife did years ago because she didn’t want to take any more medications. She wants her health and wants to do things naturally.” – E.G. 2. “My husband was raised Catholic and I was baptized in the faith…

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NFP Uncensored: Growing a better marriage

NFP Uncensored is a series of candid accounts of the way NFP informs every aspect of life. You can follow the posts by searching for “NFP Uncensored” here in the Living the Love blog (use the search bar on the righthand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media. When I was…

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Those Catholic women who use contraception

From the Family Foundations archives ****  This article originally appeared as part of Jennifer’s blog for the National Catholic Register, available at www.ncregister.com. When I was giving a talk early last year, two women in the front row caught my eye. They were about my age, nicely dressed and seemed to be friends with one another. They…

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