Surviving a Year Without Sex

Humanae Vitae Giving Day 2018 *  *  * We are pleased to share this piece from the fabulous blog of Jenny Uebbing, Mama Needs Coffee, hosted on the Catholic News Agency site. This was the first of a series of articles she shared in advance of today’s anniversary. Be sure to check out and follow…

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4 Ways NFP is Different from Contraception

Humanae Vitae Giving Day 2018 *  *  * by Professor Janet E. Smith On the 50th year anniversary of Humanae Vitae, let’s take a moment to consider the differences between NFP and contraception.  Some people think they are essentially the same because both are used by couples who want to have sexual intercourse but who…

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CCL Convention Features Fr. Nathan Cromly

To top off our list of unbelievable speakers at CCL’s upcoming convention, Fr. Nathan Cromly of Eagle Eye Ministries will deliver a keynote speech and two unforgettable workshops. Fr. Nathan is a humble but passionate priest of the Brothers of Saint John, known for his excellent spiritual direction, inspiring retreats and subtle humor. After discerning…

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Everything about CCL’s Family Fun Day

In honor of Humanae Vitae’s 5oth anniversary, we’re hosting a somewhat…unconventional convention. Sure, it’s got all the elements of conventions you love — inspirational talks, engaging workshops, even a swag bag of freebies — but perhaps what makes our conference stand out from the rest is the part where we kick you out. …well, we…

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Spend a Weekend with Christopher West

One highly anticipated speaker at the “Families, become what you are!” conference this summer is Christopher West, best known for producing one of the first layman’s “translations” of Pope St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body (TOB) and hosting countless classes and seminars on the subject since then. West will be present the entire…

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Celebrate Independence Day in Cincinnati

Beat any holiday traveling stress by coming to Cincinnati before the Fourth of July and you’ll already be here for the July 5-7 conference! You’re going to be in the area anyway, so why not make a long weekend of it? This is a great family-friendly city to explore. In fact, Cincinnati is quickly rising…

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Aquila’s “The Splendor of Love” Worth a Read

Early last month on the Feast of the Presentation, Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila released an incredible pastoral letter that, although written for his Colorado flock, speaks to Catholics everywhere. The 50-paragraph document entitled, “The Splendor of Love” is essentially a theological pep talk on the mind-blowing beauty of human sexuality, as expressed in Blessed…

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Know it or not, You’ve Read Humanae Vitae

If you’ve been keeping up with us on any of our social media pages (Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter), you certainly have seen our photo posts with Humanae Vitae quotes. We started that last July, and if you’ve read every single one of them, we’ve got news for you: You’ve read the entire encyclical. Of course,…

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HV Conference Registration is Live!

https://ccli.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Page-29-Image-1.png Great news! The official website for our Humanae Vitae conference entitled, “Families, become what you are!” is open and registration has begun. Register now to secure your spot for this one-of-a-kind conference in beautiful Cincinnati, Ohio. This action-packed weekend is more than just a symposium or retreat. It’s a celebration of the family featuring…

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Dr. Janet Smith to speak at CCL Conference

https://ccli.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Page-29-Image-2.png Dr. Janet E. Smith, author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and the famous talk “Contraception: Why Not?”, will be presenting a keynote and a workshop at CCL’s conference from July 6-7. The conference, entitled “Families, become what you are!” will be a celebration of family life and the Church’s teachings outlined in the…

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