Natural Family Planning

ABOUT NFP According to Blessed John Paul II, “Helping couples to deepen conjugal love and achieve responsible parenthood is part of the Church’s total pastoral ministry to Catholic spouses. Fulfillment of this ministry includes both education and pastoral care. This means ‘instilling conviction and offering practical help to those who wish to live out their...

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NFP Counselor

ANGELA ROBENS is a Fertility Care Practitioner with the Creighton Model of Fertility Care System.  This model of fertility care was founded by Dr. Thomas Hillgers at the Pope Paul VI Institute, according to the teachings of Pope Paul VI’s Humana Vitae and Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. She is a longtime parishioner...

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Bringing Your Marriage Into the Church

CONVALIDATION Catholics who have married outside of the Catholic Church are encouraged to have their civil marriage recognized by the Church. We call this a convalidation. These couples, who were no doubt well intentioned and sincere in professing their vows outside of the Catholic Church, are not considered validly married in the eyes of the...

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Marriage Preparation

The marriage bond between man and woman is the symbol of the covenant which unites God and His people.  And so you have come to the Church to witness your marriage.  Why?  Because you have recognized that for all the natural attraction, beauty and joy of marriage, there is an even deeper mystery involved when...

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Marriage Prep Bio Form

Congratulations on your engagement! Please take a few minutes to fill out the following form in order that we may gather some initial information on you to know you better. Please fill out ALL sections, and click "Send" to forward the information to the priest or deacon who will prepare you for the Sacrament of...

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Preparing for the Wedding Ceremony

Preparing the wedding ceremony is probably the easiest part of your preparation for marriage. However, even though it may be the easiest part, special care and attention should be paid to the details of planning the ceremony. To help with this, first you should download and read the Marriage Preparation and Wedding Guidelines booklet found...

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