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New NFP Resources

 

The St. Augustine Foundation has developed a new website to help you educate on NFP and Catholic teaching on human sexuality, the virtue of chastity, marriage, conjugal love and responsible parenthood. A special feature are several brief courses tailored for young adults. Also included is a video of interviews with Catholic physicians. See catholicsexuality.com.

BOMA-USA Billings Ovulation Method Association has available the second edition of the book, A Preachable Message. For couples who would like to learn the Billings Method online, WOOMB offers distance education Contact: Sue Ek at boma-usa@msn.com.

Catholic Marriage Prep is an on-line resource and part of Agape Catholic Ministries in the Diocese of Colorado Springs.. It allows for both marriage prep and NFP classes in person or on the web. To find out more visit their website

On-Line Marriage Preparation developed by the Archdiocese of Chicago. This program allows engaged couples to experience a qualified Catholic Pre-Cana program completely at their convenience through the Internet. Interested? See: Online Marriage Prep

    "Women, Sex, and the Church; A Case for Catholic Teaching" , (Erika Bachiochi, ed.), is  written by women who challenge "the common misconceptions that the Catholic Church's teachings are anti-women and anti-sex." This book offers a variety of faithful Catholic women writing on such issues as: love, sex, reproduction, women in the home, and women in the world. A teaching guide designed especially for students of law, feminist theory, and sexual and social ethics is also available. See: Women, Sex and the Church. . . See also, erika.bachiochi.com

The Couple to Couple League has NFP resources for clergy. The "Clergy Packet" includes a variety of easy to read brochures that include general information on the science and couple-relationship building benefits of NFP. The brochures not only provide clergy with brief but reliable information, but also can be used as educational tools for parishioners.

Daughters Forever, Sons Forever: Helping Parents Connect with Teens on Important Issues is a book by Linda Kracht. It has companion study guides for both parents and teens. The resource covers such topics as gender, healthy eating, abortion, marriage, religious vocations, fertility, and challenges of parenting. Catholic parents are given the information, research, and practical advice to guide adolescents through the negative messages of modern culture. The author's goal is to help parents raise faithful teens and to promote healthy communication between parent and child. For more information, see: Fortifying Families of Faith.

New Annotated "Catholic Teaching" page complete.  Visit it now!

"The New Face of Natural Family Planning: A New Breed of Doctors Proclaiming the Message of Women's Health and Happiness," St. Louis Review, Vol. 71, No. 10 highlights 6 resident physicians in the department of OB/GYN who plan to specialize in NFP!

Now available, the video, "Saying I Do:  What Happens at a Catholic Wedding," introduces viewers to the Roman Catholic Rite of Marriage and answers frequently asked questions about Catholic marriage. This 22-minute video is available for free on the homepage of the For Your Marriage Website

On-line Introduction to the Billings Method Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Chicago this on-line course provides an introduction to the science of NFP and the Billings Method in particular. A special feature is a video of the NFP couple who teach and witness to living the NFP lifestyle. Supplemental materials such as PDF documents for further reading are also included. Register on their website For more information contact: Maria Garcia, NFP Coordinator, Archdiocese of Chicago, (312) 534-8273; e-mail: mgarcia@archchicago.org.

"Women and ART" by Mary Shivanandan, Humanum Review, Summer 2012.

WOOMB International, of the Billings Ovulation Method, has recently updated their website. It provides information about their international activities as well as the science and philosophy underpinning the method. New pages have been added as well as options in Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese as well as English.



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