Everything you need to know 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 the 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!

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 guest…

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Dr. Janet Smith to speak at Humanae Vitae Conference

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 prophetic…

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Professor Germain Grisez passes at age 88

February opened with the loss of a legend. On the first of the month, Professor Germain Grisez passed away. Grisez was a renown philosopher and one of the most prominent defenders of Thomistic theology. He is perhaps best known for his defense of Humanae Vitae in the face of raging criticisms of the 60s and for…

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A comprehensive guide to Humanae Vitae’s 50th anniversary festivities

Happy almost 50th birthday, Humanae Vitae! Dozens of events are lined up this year to celebrate the release of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s prophetic document on July 25, 1967, and we’re pumped to provide you with a comprehensive database of them all. Events are listed by date, and international events are denoted with an asterisk.…

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Family size: How many kids?

There’s an age-old question that haunts NFP families worldwide: How many kids should we have? The question of family size is serious, but without a clean-cut numerical answer. There are lots of opinions out there — many of them more than happy to make themselves known, whether you asked or not — and many factors…

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