St. Gerard's Mass of Comfort and Hope for Infertile Couples
Celebrant-Fr. Brad Peterson, O. Carm.
6:00 PM, Friday, April 29, 2016
Diocesan Pastoral Center Chapel
Cindy Leonard, March 15, 2016 (About Natural Family Planning)
A complimentary reception will follow Mass with refreshments and resources. Please feel welcome to stay and visit with local NaproTechnology Ob/Gyn practices, diocesan catechists, foster parent support groups, and adoption specialists from Catholic Charities.
This Mass is for all those who suffer the effects of infertility. We want each of you to know that married couples are not facing their challenges alone. They are doing so with God and the Church who journey with each of them in this suffering.
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NFP Method Selection:
Trying to decide which Method of NFP is right for you?
Cindy Leonard, December 16, 2015 (About Natural Family Planning)
Here at the Diocese of Phoenix, we offer classes in a variety of NFP methods so each couple can decide the method that will be the best fit for them. Below are some questions you can ask yourselves that may help in your decision making. Ultimately the decision may come down to pragmatics if you are in a rush to join the next available series of classes, but if you have time to wait for the method that you really want to learn and use, take this quiz!
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Not my will, but yours be done: Marriage, faith and NFP
Steve and Becky Greene, December 14, 2015 (Couple Witness)
Originally published in May 17, 2012 issue of the Catholic Sun.
Becky Greene is a home-schooling mother and freelance writer who started reclaimingthewomb.com. Steve Greene is an adjunct philosophy professor for Mesa Community College and director of parish administration at St. Anne Parish in Gilbert. They both speak on marriage, life, family and Natural Family Planning.
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Sympto-Thermal NFP Instructor Training Available On-Line
Cindy Leonard, December 2, 2015 (Instructor Training)
Are you passionate about NFP and would you like to help answer Bishop Thomas Olmsted's call to provide all couples marrying in the Diocese of Phoenix with a full course in Natural Family Planning?
Can you commit to a 12 week course of on-line, self-paced study and to teach approximately 3 full courses per year?
We are always in need of joy filled, married Catholic couples who embrace life with NFP to become NFP teachers. We ask those couples to prayerfully consider training to become a certified Sympto-Thermal NFP instructors and join the NFP Revolution!. Read more »