Natural Family Planning Awareness Week: July 24-30, 2011

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is a national educational campaign. The Natural Family Planning Program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops develops a poster each year with basic supportive materials. It is the individual dioceses however, that offer a variety of educational formats in the local church to focus attention on Natural Family Planning methods and Church teachings which support their use in marriage.

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Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is a national educational campaign. The Natural Family Planning Program of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops develops a poster each year with basic supportive materials. It is the individual dioceses however, that offer a variety of educational formats in the local church to focus attention on Natural Family Planning methods and Church teachings which support their use in marriage.

The dates of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and responsible parenthood. The dates also mark the  feast of Saints Joachim and Anne (July 26), the parents of the Blessed Mother. For further information, contact nfp@usccb.org.

Posters are ideal for parishes, hospitals, NFP classrooms, Marriage preparation sites, doctors’ offices, Family Life Centers, and Campus Ministry Centers. English | Spanish
The 2011 NFP poster may be used with our permission in its entirety for educational purposes.  No elements are to be taken out of the design. The posters are 17″ X 22″ with English on one side and Spanish on the reverse. Cost: $2.75 each, plus shipping and handling.

To order call 1-866-582-0943; or e-mail customerservice@ifcweb.com. Ask for publication #1122 for the posters. Postcards can be purchased as well, ask for item #1124.  Postcards cost 20 cents each.
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