Tag: contraception

Engaged Encounter Part II: Three to Get Married?

The first Catholic Engaged Encounter (CEE) weekend was given in Detroit in 1974 with the aide of the Marriage Encounter Resource Community. In 1975 CEE became a self-sustaining National Ministry. CEE has had astonishing growth throughout our country and also throughout the world. CEE is now taking place in more than 30 countries around the …

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Breeders

GetReligion has more on the Roe Effect. The perks of “breeders” It’s one thing for prolifers to believe this, but quite another to hear it from a writer whose heart is with the prochoice side: The future belongs to the fecund. That’s the conclusion of pundit James Pinkerton, writing for Tech Central Station about a …

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Mawwage

"Mawwage. Mawwage is what bwings us togethew today. Mawwage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam within a dweam. And wove, twue wove, wiww fowwow you fowevah…So tweasuwe youw wove,…" – The Impressive Clergyman Today I watched a beautiful Ukrainian Catholic Divine Liturgy in which my friend, and occasional cohort in blogging crime, Jerry Nora, entered into …

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Poison Pill

At my 21-week prenatal appointment, my doctor asked if I had read the August edition of Prevention magazine, and urged that I do so, as she is mentioned in one of the articles, though not by name. My gynecologist is the only one in the Allentown, PA area that is 100% pro-life in support of …

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Lazy?

It’s good to see that natural family planning has made the news. The Washington Post has published an article about CycleBeads, a reworked version of the old rhythm method. This article is mostly positive. However, there’s a definite bias against "complicated" methods that involve keeping track of anything beyond what day it is. "These methods …

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