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NFP Uncensored: Single 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.   I was three years…

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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 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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A call for modern-day warriors

From the Family Foundations archives **** OK, I admit it: Part of me thinks it would be fun to be Attila the Hun. I would pull on my helmet and leap upon my warhorse. As the battle horn sounded, I would brandish my javelin and howl, urging my fierce steed into the front of the attack. Let…

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A medieval marriage of mention

Today is the feast day of St. Margaret of Scotland (b. 1046, d. 1093). Unlike St. Joan of Arc or Blessed Mother Teresa, St. Margaret isn’t a saint most people have heard of, let alone are familiar with. But, her story highlights how the beautiful interplay of femininity and masculinity can work together in profound ways…

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Women’s magazines – Love ’em or hate ’em?

Verily has broken new ground in women’s magazines, and we were grateful for our chance to feature Verily’s co-founder Janet Sahm in the March/April 2014 issue of Family Foundations. But, evidently, it hasn’t been an easy road. Weeks after our interview, and just as our issue was about to be mailed, Verily subscribers received this message…

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