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NFP Site Map


Natural Family Planning [LINK]

This is the homepage of the USCCB's NFP Program.




Catholic Teaching  [LINK]

This section provides links to key Church documents which are relevant to the practice of NFP in marriage. Also provided are quotes of Church teaching per subject (e.g., chastity, human sexuality, responsible parenthood, etc.).

What is NFP? [LINK]

This section provides basic information on  the methods of NFP.  Below is a listing of other topics treated.

NFP Basic Information

(This is the web text of the booklet, "An Introduction to Natural Family Planning.")

Frequently Asked Questions

(Many of these questions are taken from the USCCB brochure, "NFP: Myth and Reality.")

Couples Stories

Theology of NFP

Catholic Teaching and Population Issues
Natural Law and NFP
Responsible Parenthood
Spirituality and NFP
Theological Reflections on NFP
Theological Reflections on Papal Teachings
Why NFP is NOT Contraception

NFP Science

Key NFP Science Topics

Human Reproduction and The Signs of Fertility
Cervical Mucus Method
Sympto- Thermal Method
Other Natural Approaches
NFP Effectiveness

NFP Science Resources

NFP Education for Healthcare Professionals
NFP Science PowerPoint Presentations
NFP Science Bibliography
Fact Checker

Research Articles

Methods of NFP
Human Reproduction
Psycho- Social Studies

Current Medical Research [LINK]

This publication reviews scientific articles on the methods of NFP as well as related topics.

CMR- Current Issues

CMR- Archives

Find an NFP Class  [LINK]

This section provides contact information not only for diocesan NFP coordinators, but also for national NFP providers.

Online Directory of Diocesan NFP Coorinators

NFP Distance Learning

NFP Providers

Diocesan NFP Ministry  [LINK]

This section provides many resources for diocesan NFP coordinators, NFP teachers as well as clergy.

Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

For the Diocesan NFP Coordinator

Coordinator's Corner
This page offers brief reflections from various Diocesan NFP Coordinators.
National Diocesan NFP Survey (Profile)

NFP Program Topics & Resources

  • Diocesan Plan for NFP Program Development

  • 2008 Report: Requiring a Full Course of NFP Instruction in Marriage Prep

  • Requiring NFP Education in Marriage Prep

    This is a 3 hour audio presentation from the 2013 annual conference of the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers (NACFLM).
  • NFP E-Distance Learning- What it is, How it Works

    This is a 3 house audio presentation from the 2013 NACFLM Conference by NFP providers discussing the format of online NFP education and how couples respond to it.
Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

For the Diocesan NFP Teacher

  • The Role of the Diocesan NFP Teacher
  • On Teaching NFP
  • Issues in NFP Education
  • Inspirational

For Clergy

  • Preaching on Human Sexuality, Marriage, and NFP
           (Homily Notes, Videos, and Audio Resources)
  • Bulletin Aides
  • Other Resources
  • Clergy Education Programs

National Diocesan NFP Survey (Profile)

NFP Awareness Week

Current Poster
Poster Archives
Liturgy and Prayers
Couples Stories
Church Teachings
Media Kit
Celebrate National NFP Awareness Week in Your Area!

Who We Are  [LINK]

This section provides a history of the USCCB NFP Program and names the staff.

Web Links  [LINK]

This section provides helpful web links for NFP educators.

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