Zombie apocalypse: Spirituality, sex and the lay vocation

Humanae Vitae Giving Day *  *  * by Dr. Greg Popcak On this 49th Anniversary of the publication of Humanae Vitae, one point that continues to be overlooked is that sexuality stands at the center of the lay vocation. Attempting to practice a lay spirituality while ignoring sex is like living a zombie spirituality that divorces…

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Be not afraid: Advice for the new husband

From the Family Foundations archives **** Dr. Gregory K. Popcak William called our radio program with a question. “I’m getting married next month. I love Bethany, my fiancee, very much and I can’t believe how blessed I am that she said ‘yes,’ but as the wedding is getting closer I’m having a hard time sleeping at night. It’s not…

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CCL recognizes outstanding NFP efforts in 2015

Cincinnati, Ohio — (June 21, 2016) — The Couple to Couple League (CCL) has announced the recipients of seven awards for outstanding efforts in promoting natural family planning during 2015. Teaching couple John and Kristen Hamill of Broomfield, Colorado have received the Konald A. Prem Award, given for their outstanding teaching efforts. In addition to…

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Abstaining from frustration

From the Family Foundations archives * * * * by Dr. Gregory K. Popcak NFP couples talk a lot about the blessings abstinence brings.  Some talk about SPICE (using the abstinence times to pursue Spiritual, (non-sexual) Physical, Intellectual, Creative, and Emotional intimacy) and there is something to this. Couples who know how to manage Phase…

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