Additional resources on distance learning Natural Family Planning, healthcare professionals, NFP providers, and more can be found here. Below, select links to external websites are provided solely for the user’s convenience. USCCB assumes no responsibility for these websites, their content, or their sponsoring organizations.
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Catholic Medical Association is a national Catholic organization for healthcare professionals and interested parties. Among their activities, CMA holds annual conferences which often provide pre-conference seminars on NFP. The CMA publishes Linacre Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal on Catholic bioethics.
Marquette University, Institute of NFP provides education for clients and training for teachers on the Marquette Model of NFP. The Marquette Model is a Sympto-Hormonal method of NFP. Institute leaders also conduct research on various aspects of NFP.
FertilityCare Centers of America provide the list of accredited Creighton Model education centers. Many of these centers include NaProTechnology trained physicians in addition to FertilityCare teachers.
ForYourMarriage.org is a pastoral service of the U.S. Bishops' Committee for Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth. This site offers a wealth of information on preparing for marriage as well as marriage enrichment information.
ForYourMarriage.org Blogs can be found here.
MarriageUniqueforaReason.org is a pastoral service of the U.S. Bishops' Sub-Committee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage. Many interesting resources are available on this site, including informative podcasts.
Natural Womanhood is a secular national NFP education organization. Their website offers engaging articles and other useful resources.
The Catholic Woman is an activity of GIVEN, a faithful group of Catholic women who strive to help each other identify their vocations in the world and in the Church. The website provides beautiful and inspiring stories of real Catholic women who love God, His Church, and their neighbors. The formats include articles and films. The overarching message is that womanhood is neither monotonous nor uniform, but a way of being that is expressed uniquely in every woman.
The St. Augustine Foundation is a national Catholic educational organization that focuses on the virtue of chastity, NFP, and Catholic teachings on human sexuality, marriage, and responsible parenthood. Among their resources, the website offers helpful courses for distance learning.
Whole Mission is an NFP education website developed by Marquette Method nurse teachers. The group of nurse teachers reside in different states around the country. They provide both group and individual instruction in the Marquette Method. Online classes are conducted through a secure video meeting platform.