National NFP Awareness Week provides an opportunity to spread the word about Catholic teaching on marriage, conjugal love, and responsible parenthood. Sharing basic information about the methods of NFP and why they support God's design for love and life is at the heart of this national campaign.
Use the following resources to create articles for diocesan newspapers, enhance websites, Facebook, and media threads. Permission is granted to reproduce these resources in print or electronically. Questions? Contact, @email.
The following simple press releases can be used in both diocesan and secular publications. They can be edited to fit your program's needs.
with space to highlight local activities and resources
Integrate Church teaching on God's plan for married love and the gift of life in your communication efforts. These resources provide accessible text.
Married Love and the Gift of Life. Also available en Español.
What does the Catholic Church teach about married love and the gift of life? This two-page resource answers that question. It is excerpted from the U.S. bishops' pastoral education resource,
- What is "responsible parenthood?" The question of married love and the moral transmission of life is explained in the link above. A two-page bulletin Insert provides a brief summary of these teachings considered through the lens of love, mercy, and life. Front | Back
- It's Time! Say "Yes" to God's Plan for Married Love This two-page bulletin insert offers a reflection on how the methods of Natural Family Planning can help married couples live God's plan for their marriages.
- The Wisdom of the Church provides quotes from Church documents on our Church Teaching page.
The following resources about the science and methods of NFP can be quoted or used in your educational efforts.
- What is NFP? A "general education" article that provides a brief explanation of Natural Family Planning. It also allows space for inserting additional text on where and how someone in your diocese might get more information on NFP or take a class. Be sure to include information on NFP distance education for couples who may not be able to attend local classes (see "NFP Provider Page" below for web contact information).
- Brief NFP Information: Can't think of simple text to use for a quick announcement about NFP science and methodology? Visit these pages to quote the appropriate text:
This page provides free USCCB bulletin inserts and quotes.
The following articles include NFP couples' stories and general information articles (500-600 words). Use them in your diocesan newspaper, Facebook, or media threads.
For additional articles see the NFP Week Articles page.
The web banners take their inspiration from the NFP posters for National NFP Awareness Week. These graphics are designed for the diocesan, parish, or other webpage use and include corresponding embed codes per graphic for those who need them.
The resources below are graphics (memes) designed for NFP educational social media use (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).
Please note that we will share the current NFP Week graphics on our USCCB social media accounts with the hashtag #NFPweek.
- National NFP Provider Page
Who's who in the NFP community. These national providers offer client and teacher education (many include distance education). Most offer a variety of resources.
- Where to find an NFP Class
Visit our online directory of diocesan NFP coordinators.
Back to NFP Week Homepage.