Posts Tagged ‘Rev. Richard Hogan’

Part 5: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 5: Dissenters and Living Martyrs Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. The final installment of this series honors those clergy who stood up in the face of dissent. History is worth repeating. On the 25th Anniversary of Humanae…

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Part 4: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 4: Natural Family Planning…a loving response Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 4 of this series explores Natural Family Planning.   What is the role of Natural Family Planning (NFP) with regard to HV? Humanae Vitae encourages…

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Part 3: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 3: Humanae Vitae in 21st Century Language Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 3 of this series explores Humanae Vitae’s arguments via the modern language of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. In his writings and…

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Part 2: Humanae Vitae 45 Years Later: Is it still relevant?

Part 2: Prophecies Fulfilled Bob & Gerri Laird This week marks national NFP Awareness Week as well as the 45th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Part 2 of this series points to how much Pope Paul VI’s prophetic vision has come true. Why is HV significant today? Humanae Vitae was prophetic. Pope Paul VI…

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The Truth about NFP Leads to Responsibility

This NFP Awareness Week guest post is by CCL Teacher Gerri Laird. Today’s giveaway: We will select one winner randomly from those who comment on this post by the close of NFP Awareness Week (Sunday, July 31 at midnight) who will receive a copy of Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition by Marilyn Shannon. It’s Natural Family…

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It’s National NFP Awareness Week!

Not only is this week National NFP Awareness Week, but today is also the 43rd anniversary of the issuance of Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI. While most of the world pays little or no heed to the Holy Father’s prophetic wisdom in that encyclical letter, those of us who (for the most part) happily…

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Fr. Richard Hogan passes away

Anyone who has seriously studied the Theology of the Body knows the name of Rev. Richard Hogan. He co-authored Covenant of Love with Fr. John LeVoir, the first commentary book in English on this series of addresses by then-Pope John Paul II. He was recognized last summer with a Distinguished Achievement award as a pioneer…

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