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Natural Family Planning

“…to make use of the gift of conjugal love while respecting the laws of the generative process means to acknowledge oneself not to be the arbiter of the sources of human life, but rather the minister of the design established by the Creator.” (Humanae Vitae, #10)

NFP is a holistic approach to family planning and fertility issues.  Couples are taught methods to help them understand and respect fertility.  There are several methods that couples can take advantage of including.

 Couples struggling with fertility issues may also find additional support through our resources

Learn Natural Family Planning

There are many NFP trainers available throughout our diocese, both in-person and online. Proper training is key. Additionally, you can also find online class offerings in Spanish. Classes and teachers are available through North East Ohio NFP and the Couple to Couple LeagueSpanish NFP

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Articles to Read

To Have ... To Hold ... To Honor  English | Spanish
The text reflects upon the marriage promises of husband and wife in relation to God's gifts of life and love. NFP methods are discussed briefly as a support to God's gifts.

How Natural Family Planning Has Changed My Life, by Dawn Farias
A reflection on the personal and spiritual growth fostered by the practice of NFP by a wife and mother. (En Español)

Be Her Joseph!, by Tom Mealey
A husband reflects on his appreciation of NFP and his spiritual journey in striving to be a better husband and father. (En Español)

Marriage: The Gift of Love and Life, by Most Rev. Victor Galeone
Bishop Galeone (retired Bishop of St. Augustine), offers a reflection on the 40th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae.

My Slogan: "Practice Saved Sex!" by Fletcher Doyle
Journalist, Fletcher Doyle reflects on Natural Family Planning.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the most common questions from people who are exploring the use of NFP.

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