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Celebrate October with our limited edition rosary

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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SLS18: Young women find hope at CCL booth

Countless wonderful and beautiful things happened at Focus’ 2018 Student Leadership Summit in Chicago last week, but one thing in particular stood out at the Couple to Couple League booth: Young ladies from across the country were being blown away by the beauty of their own bodies. Many women (and men) who approached our booth…

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NFP at the DMV

Pope Saint John Paul II spoke extensively about the “Springtime of the New Evangelization” and the need for members of the body of Christ to go forth and spread the good news of the gospel. I have taken this as a personal mission of mine ever since my reversion 18 years ago. I told the…

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A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Well, we missed it, but apparently September 26th was World Contraception Day. Gotta say, #sorrynotsorry. Pardon me if I seem a little aggravated here. It’s just difficult to watch YourLife — the youth-oriented, contraceptive-promoting Bayer website that invented the campaign — put out information that does everything but directly ask you to buy Bayer’s products…

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CCL to host family conference for Humanae Vitae’s 50th anniversary

UPDATE: The convention website is available here and registration is live! Reserve your spot now and check out these other blogs with important information! Don’t miss our Top 10 reasons to make our convention the highlight of your summer.  *** We are excited to announce our upcoming family conference titled “Families, become what you are!:…

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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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Board of directors gains varied expertise

The CCL board of directors has gained several well-suited members in the last year, including its first-ever bishop. On July 1, Bishop Michael Sheridan of the Diocese of Colorado Springs began his service on the CCL Board. A native of St. Louis, Mo., Bishop Sheridan was ordained a priest in 1971. He went on to…

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CCL apostolate sprung from the words of Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae Giving Day By Chris Reynolds CCL Executive Director A papal encyclical can have a wide-reaching impact, which is certainly true for us. Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae inspired the very creation of the Couple to Couple League, which today is the nation’s largest provider of natural family planning training. John Kippley was a…

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