Natural Family Planning Archive
If outsiders really think that Natural Family Planners live this way, then that is the fault of enthusiasts like me who pay so much attention to the sacredness of reproduction that it blots out the eventual normalcy
Our friends at Couple to Couple League highlight our very own Ellen Gable Hrkach in their Fall issue of Family Foundations. Learn how you can get involved in the New Evangelization.
Through working with the natural cycles, using self-discipline and chastity, couples live in union with God’s plan.
I am somehow so schizophrenically lazy that I would rather carry, birth, diaper, breastfeed and raise forevermore a human being than put color-coded baby stickers on a paper chart each night. Don't even get me started on
Christ resides in each of us. In our spiritual life, we need to trust His plan for us. God wants our marriages to be joy-filled. For that to occur, our intimate marital love must reflect
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