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New NFP Resources

 
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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 at: www.fertilitypinpoint.com. Contact: Sue Ek at boma-usa@msn.com.
 
 
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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: www.catholicmarriageprep.com . . .
 
 
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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.   
 
 
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Daughters Forever, Sons Forever: Helping Parents Connect with Teens on Important Issues is a book by Linda Kracht complete with study guides for parents on how to present the material to their children, and for the teens to interact with the material presented. It covers topics such as gender, eating right, abortion, marriage, religious vocations, fertility, and challenges of parenting. Catholic parents are given the information, research, and practical advice to guide adolescents through modern culture as a guide to raising Godly teens and promoting healthy communication between parent and child. See her website for more information and to buy the text: www.fortifyingfamiliesoffaith.com
 
 
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New Annotated "Catholic Teaching" page complete.  Visit it now!
 
 
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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: www.ForYourMarriage.org.
 
 
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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 at: www.learnnfponline.com. . . . For more information contact: Maria Garcia, NFP Coordinator, Archdiocese of Chicago, (312) 534-8273; e-mail: mgarcia@archchicago.org.
 
 
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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 
 
 
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"Women and ART" by Mary Shivanandan, Humanum Review, Summer 2012; available here.
 
 
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"Women, Sex, and the Church; A Case for Catholic Teaching" is a book edited by Erika Bachiochi and published by Pauline Books & Media. It includes topics such as: New Catholic Feminist Legal Theory, abortion, marriage, non-martial sex, contraception, reproductive technologies, and a balance between work and family. Additionally, there is a resource for teachers and students of Law, Feminist Theory, and Sexual & Social Ethics. See more at Erika Bachiochi's website here: http://erika.bachiochi.com/
 
 
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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. Find the website here: www.woombinternational.org
 


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