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The Wonder of Natural Family Planning

What is NFP? Natural family planning (NFP), often referred to as fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), is based upon pinpointing the fertile times in a woman’s body by observing and charting the natural signs in her menstrual cycle. There are several different ways to classify the primary methods of natural family [...]

Why the Church Protects Human Sexuality and Marriage

A few days ago the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) somehow captured global headlines for doing something that is not particularly noteworthy, and certainly not surprising. In a brief statement – called a Responsum – the CDF responded to a question about whether or not the [...]

By |2021-03-30T10:22:29-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Spiritual Shepherds Must Correct False Freedoms

Something very odd happens whenever a spiritual leader publicly defends some unpopular moral principle. Inevitably, people react with outrage, accusing the spiritual leader of restricting their “freedom,” and telling them to mind their own business. When, for instance, a Catholic bishop publicly reprimands a pro-abortion Catholic politician for his or [...]

By |2021-02-22T21:13:11-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Speak Out, That Others May Hear

It is a difficult time for pro-life Catholics worldwide, who are scrambling to figure out how to respond to the fact that the world’s most powerful politician – President Joe Biden – routinely touts his “devout” Catholic faith, while simultaneously promoting such evils as abortion and a radical form of [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:07:33-05:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

Persevere, In Season and Out of Season

Well, Joe Biden wasted no time in making clear just how committed he is to promoting and funding the murder of innocent unborn children as president. Due to COVID restrictions, attendance at Biden’s inauguration was restricted to a small number of select individuals. Where normally there would be crowds of [...]

By |2021-01-25T14:21:35-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , , |

A Christian Vision of Society and Civilization of Love

“Laws which authorize and promote abortion and euthanasia are...radically opposed not only to the good of the individual but also to the common good; as such they are completely lacking in authentic juridical validity. Disregard for the right to life, precisely because it leads to the killing of the person [...]

By |2020-10-27T15:11:46-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Spirit & Life Newsletter|Tags: , |
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