Natural Family Planning Archive
Is there a ‘right’ sized family in the 21st century? Bernard Toutounji considers this ever contentious topic.
The spiritual works of mercy are one way Catholics can show charity and compassion to others. Ellen Gable Hrkach shares them through the lens of Theology of the Body.
Charisse Tierney reveals the truth about Natural Family Planning.
Sarah Reinhard reviews the new book by Simcha Fisher, The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning.
I want to begin today by telling you a short story about my journey as a husband and father. Seventeen years ago I got married to a wonderful woman. Both of us were new to the Christian
Since Natural Family Planning is the only acceptable method of family planning within the Catholic church, we have to ask ourselves WHY are only 3% of Catholics actually using it? This is not an article to convince
MyFertilityMD is the app I have been waiting for since I began charting ten years ago. I use the Creighton Model method for Natural Family Planning and it’s been a tremendous help to me and to my
“And so I take (my wife) not for any lustful motive, but I do it in singleness of heart. Be kind enough to…bring us to old age together.” Tobit 8:7 “..Now, gird up your loins and arise…”
All methods of modern Natural Family Planning (NFP) rely on observation of changes in a woman’s body as it makes its way through the monthly menstrual cycle. These observations determine when sexual intercourse can/should take place –
When I received a review copy of the newly-published book, Facing Infertility – A Catholic Approach, I was a bit surprised there wasn’t already a Catholic book which specifically dealt with the topic of infertility. When I
3 Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one’s youth. 5 Happy is the man who has his quiver
I had so much to say about this “rock star charting app” that I actually said it! I hope you enjoy my video review of the MyFertilityMD charting app. Please note: For purposes of brevity, my review
I’ve been looking for an app to chart my body’s fertility for quite a while. Remember my begging? No? Well, I assure you, I even used this space to try to find something, and never had any
In a community where 3 kids make a family large, I have received my share of the classic dumb ‘big family questions’: “Are you done?” “Do you know what causes that?” We’ve been greeted with congratulations upon
One of my favorite shows is “Mayday,” a documentary which recounts stories of plane crashes and near crashes. My favorite episodes are the ones where everyone (or most) survives. Survival usually depends on the skill and precision