Posts Tagged Natural Family Planning

Bulletin Letter – 9/2/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ This past week, the Diocese of Toledo – as part of its year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Church’s document on contraception – Humanae Vitae – held a conference with Dr. Janet Smith, an internationally known speaker on the wisdom of

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Bulletin Letter February 8

Dear Parishioners, Because I recently began marriage preparation with two couples, I thought it was necessary in the last bulletin to present the marriage preparation program that we will be using. Because that program includes Natural Family Planning, I want to explain NFP a little bit more

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Bulletin Letter February 1

Dear Parishioners, One of the many strange weaknesses of seminary training in the decades following Vatican II was the lack of concrete instruction on how to do marriage preparation. Thankfully, Pope Saint John Paul II’s famous encyclical Familiaris Consortio, “On the Christian Meaning of Family”, published in my

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