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November 7, 2013: "Frustrations with Fertility: Becoming an Advocate for Your Reproductive Health."
The Couple to Couple League of Northern Virgina hosts this forum which
provides information on how women can obtain optimal
health by charting their fertility. Included in the discussion is the
topic of ethical options for
treating female medical problems typically treated with hormonal birth
control. Featured speaker is Lorna Cvetkovich, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN.
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
Contact:. Contact: email@example.com; or tel, 1-301-841-7505.
November 6, 2013: "Premenopause Workshop." Hosted by the Diocese of Wichita, KS. This workshop provides information on the changes of the female body during the perimenopausal years.
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Place: St. Joseph Pastoral Center, 437 N. Topeka, Wichita, KS 67202
Contact: NFP Office, tel, 1-316-685-5240; http://catholicdioceseofwichita.org/nfp/workshops.
November 3, 2013: "Third Annual Fertility Appreciation Mother-Daughter Tea." Provided by FertilityCare Friends of Philadelphia, Generation Life and St. Mary's Medical Center. This event offers light refreshments and life-affirming discussions on the sacredness of human life, the physical changes in a girl's body, the virtue of modesty and the development of healthy peer and parent relationships.
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: St. Simon & Jude Church, 10 Cavanaugh Court Meehan Center, West Chester, PA 19342
Contact: Marcia Niznan, MS, FCP, firstname.lastname@example.org; tel, 1-610-789-4547; or email@example.com
November 1, 2013: "God's Plan for Life and Love." Hosted by the Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS, this marriage and family enrichment day features popular speaker Coleen Kelly Mast. Topics include: "Unity or Division in Marriage-They Call Us the Opposite Sex for a Reason!"; and "Raising Love-Wise Kids-Practical tips for educating children in sexuality so that they can remain innocent without being ignorant."
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Savior Pastoral Center, Kansas City.
Contact: Office of Family Life, tel, 1-913-647-0329; firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 27, 2013: Father/Son Program. The Diocese of Memphis hosts this program for boys ages 12-15. The topics examine God's gifts of human sexuality and fertility as well as the goodness and wonder of God's plan for becoming a man of integrity.
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Place: St. Francis Hospital Auditorium, 5959 Park Ave., Memphis, TN 38119
Contact: Mary Pat Van Epps, Office of NFP, tel, 1-901-373-1285; email@example.com.
October 26, 2013: Year of Faith conference: "Contemporary Problems Related to Marriage." Hosted by the Diocese of Kansas City/St. Joseph, MO. This conference includes presentations on the meaning of the body in marriage; so-called same sex marriage; and the body and contraception..
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Place: St. Therese Parish (Parkville)
Contact: Office of Family Life; tel, 1-816-714-2371.
October 26, 2013: "Frustrations with Fertility: Becoming an Advocate for Your Reproductive Health." The Couple to Couple League of Northern Virgina hosts this forum which provides information on how women can obtain optimal
health by charting their fertility. Included in the discussion is the topic of ethical options for
treating female medical problems typically treated with hormonal birth control. Featured speaker is Karen D. Poehailos, MD, CFCMC.
Time: 10:00 AM
Place: St. William of York Catholic Church (the Brent Room), 3130 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford, VA 22554
Contact:. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; or tel, 1-301-841-7505.
August 27-29, 2013: Theology of the Body Seminar in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. General Audience Seminar will be Tuesday, August 27th; High School training on Wednesday, August 28th; and Middle School training on Thursday, August 29th. The cost of registration is $30 for the first session and $40 for the following two, this includes a workbook and lunch. Will take place from 9am-3pm at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 West Neck Rd., Huntington, NY. For questions call (516) 678-5800 Ext 626 & 381 or email: email@example.com ; www.drvc.org
August 23rd, 2013: Marquette Model Summit II Meeting. Marquette University College of Nursing - Institute for NFP Friday Afternoon MM Webinar! Purpose: To present and discuss scientific updates on NFP, the MM, and related topics and to have a forum to discuss and plan future research, collaboration, organization, and programs. For more information please contact Marquette University, College of Nursing, Institute for NFP at (414) 288-3854.
August 19th, 2013: Family Honor, Inc. is offering the next semester of their online course, The Truth and Meaning of Sexuality,
Love & Family: Cultural Implications, starting the week of August 19. Deadline to register is August 12, 2013.
For more information, please visit the Family Honor webpage: http://familyhonor.org/online-course/
August 12-16, 2013: Teen STAR Teacher Training Workshop at the Daughters of St. Mary of Providence Ctr., 207 Chapel Drive, Syracuse, NY 13219.
Teen STAR is a developmental curriculum which utilizes the experience of the body's fertility patterns to help adolescents discover their inherent value as made in God's image and derive chaste behavioral norms. The program teaches chaste responsible decision making and communication skills in the area of sexual behavior. Contact: Hanna Klaus, MD, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel. 301-897-9323; www.teenstarprogram.org
August 7-10, 2013: American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals hosted their annual FertilityCare and NaPro technology meeting in New Orleans. The theme was New Hope, New Life, New Orleans. This was the 32nd Annual Meeting. To find out more go to: www.aafcp.org
July 17th-20th, 2013: 2013 NACFLM Conference, St. Louis, MO. This year, NACFLM will feature three exciting NFP workshops and one luncheon meeting. The NFP events are:
Thursday, July 18 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Diocesan NFP Ministry—Best Practices: A Look at Requiring NFP Education as Part of Marriage Preparation
This panel of diocesan NFP coordinators and a canon lawyer will discuss: how the requirement of NFP education was created and implemented in their dioceses; the effectiveness of the strategy; and the canonical regulations of marriage preparation.
Speakers: Rev. Robert Cannon, JCL, Cindy Leonard, Diocese of Phoenix and Rachelle Sauvageau, Diocese of Fargo.
Friday, July 19 (12:00PM-1:00PM)
Lunch for Diocesan NFP Coordinators and Teachers
“Ignite Diocesan NFP in Your Diocese!”
During this luncheon, a brief presentation on igniting NFP ministry in your diocese will be discussed. This will be done through introducing an NFP mentor network. Interested? Come and see! In addition, participants will have an opportunity to discuss issues of concern with USCCB NFP assistant director, Theresa Notare, PhD.
Friday, July 19 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
NFP E-Distance Learning—What it is, How it Works
This panel of NFP providers will demonstrate their e-distance client education and discuss how it works. Presentation will include Internet demonstrations.
Part I (2:00 PM -3:30PM) Introduction to the Billings Ovulation Method
Maria Garcia, Archdiocese of Chicago
Couple to Couple League, International
Michael Manhart, PhD, Executive Director
Part II (3:30 PM-5:00PM)
Marquette Model, Richard Fehring, PhD, RN, Director
Northwest Family Services, Jessica Schaefer, Sympto-Pro Fertility Education Instructor
Saturday, July 20 (1:15PM-2:45PM)
“NFP Fact Checker”
Ever wanted to know which studies back up the NFP effectiveness rates? Is the “less than 5% divorce rate” true for NFP users? This workshop will treat a number of commonly misunderstood facts about NFP use.
Presenters: Michael Manhart, PhD, Executive Director, CCL,Richard Fehring, PhD, RN, Director, NFP Institute, Marquette University
Saturday, April 20, 2013: Eleventh Annual Philadelphia NFP Conference, "The Heart of the NFP Message: for the New Evangelization." St. Helena's Parish Hall, Blue Bell, PA. Save your spot now! Register here.
Speakers: Francis X. Maier, Personal Assistant to the Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, Theresa Notare, PhD, Assistant Director, USCCB NFP Program, John Harden, Brand Manager, Ascension Press
Topics: "Man to Men: The NFP Message," "Church to Laity: The NFP Message," "Women and NFP: What You Wished Your Mother Had Told You!"
Who Should Attend? Marriage prep teams and leaders, priests and deacons, NFP witness couples, religious, engaged couples, Respect Life teams, candidates for Diaconate.
Additional Information available at: www.PNFPN.org.
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