July 24-30, 2022
Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week is recognized in conjunction with the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love, and responsible parenthood. To celebrate and reverence God’s vision of human sexuality, the Office of NFP has created the following resources. Please contact the office for questions or more information 314.997.7576.
SPECIAL NFP AWARENESS WEEK ACTIVITIES
Please share these events in your bulletin and on your parish social media.
Love & Life Mass and Celebration
Enjoy an afternoon of faith, fellowship and fun in celebration of the 54th anniversary of the release of Humanae Vitae. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Rozanski and followed by a Family Food Truck Picnic.
July 31, 2022
Saint Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
2618 South Brentwood Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63144
The “Different Sides of NFP” Interview Series
Join us LIVE on our Facebook Page (@STLNFP) July 25-29 at 7:00 PM Central Time for interviews with various users and supporters of Natural Family Planning.
Topics include: Engaged/Newlywed couples, Women’s health, Superfertility, Infertility, and Support by the Office of NFP.
The videos will also be archived on our YouTube Playlist.
Monday: The Newlywed Side of NFP
Tuesday: The Women's Health Side of NFP
Wednesday: The "Superfertile" Side of NFP
Thursday: The "Infertile" Side of NFP
Friday: The Office of NFP
USCCB NFP Awareness Week Materials
The USCCB has created and gathered several useful resources specifically for NFP Week 2022. Including articles, Church Teachings, Media Kit, and Liturgy and Prayers.
Each year seminarians at Cardinal Glennon Seminary enter an NFP Homily Contest. Use their thoughtful and creative homilies to share the good news of NFP in your Homily during NFP Awareness Week – and all year round!
Women’s health and family planning challenges can feel sensitive and complicated in today’s world. Supporting those preparing for marriage, touched by infertility, coping with miscarriage and stillbirth, and contracepting couples can feel daunting. These talking points provide valuable information and insights for providing spiritual and emotional support.
The perfect and brief introduction to NFP from the perspective of several Archdiocesan couples and physicians. For the engaged or anyone looking for an explanation about the benefit of NFP for strong relationships, the woman’s health and, family planning.
Beyond The Wedding Day Materials
Have all the most helpful and relevant materials regarding NFP at your finger tips. When you need NFP related print materials to share, talking points for sensitive topics, or resources to refer, you will find it in this binder. Contact the Office of NFP to get your copy: 314.997.7576
NFP Parish Ambassadors serve as a resource in your parish for communication and promotion of NFP. To discuss having a Parish Ambassador at your parish, contact the Office of NFP at 314.997.7576
This webpage showcases all the print and digital materials available through the NFP Office. Many documents are available for download. Others are available in print by contacting the NFP Office at 314.997.7576.
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