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Vasco’s Story: A male’s perspective on Natural Fertility

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August 15, 2018

Vasco gives a male’s perspective of how using Natural Family Planning (NFP) has positively impacted his life and that of his wife. He uncovers some myths and shares his intimate story of conversion from the more common methods used to plan families. He challenges you to become a better man and a better husband. A… Read More ›

Aga’s journey toward pregnancy: Natural Fertility Services

Aga and Jarek had difficulties achieving pregnancy. Aga had been diagnosed with a number of causes for her infertility. Through charting, they felt empowered as a couple and were in control of the outcomes.

Teachings of Humanae Vitae help couples have life “to the full”

by Steven Buhagiar In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis reminds us that “we need to return to the message of the encyclical Humanae Vitae”. (82) How are we to understand this call? I think the key is to be found in the Pope’s recent statement to doctors that “the Church is for life!” It always has… Read More ›

Fertility Awareness & Humanae Vitae: “Good things running wild”

by Dr Mary Walsh In Orthodoxy, one of his great books, G.K. Chesterton discusses the energising paradoxes in the Church that shone light onto the faith that would eventually enthral him. He reflects, for example, that a thing that could be so “fiercely for having children, and fiercely for not having children” and that has… Read More ›

Men, Women & the Mystery of love

Report written by Karin Abrams, Coordinator Marriage Education Support and Enrichment  in the Life, Marriage & Family Office, Diocese of Parramatta MEN, WOMEN AND THE MYSTERY OF LOVE Guest Speaker: Dr Edward Sri The 2017 Faith in Marriage Seminar 8th September 2017 Dr Edward Sri, a theologian, author and well known Catholic speaker from the Augustine… Read More ›

Weekly Prayer Intention for the Month of October

Nationwide Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Families Visit http://www.acmfc.org.au  for more information.  Week 1 Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: This week we pray for the flourishing of marriages and families in Australia. Please make this your intention during Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, parish rosaries and prayer… Read More ›

National Month of Prayer & Fasting for Families-October 2017

The Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council (ACMFC), a Council of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, produced great resources: posters, prayers, bulletin notices, information and social media graphics that will provide parishes, schools and community groups with many opportunities to raise awareness for the Nationwide Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families in October.. The resources… Read More ›

It’s OK to VOTE ‘NO’

#itsOKtoVoteNo

Time for Us to have a Family Weekend

Note registrations required by this Sunday 24th September.  Contact: juliebrcar@gmail.com, 0408 738 334 Mount Schoenstatt, 230 Fairlight Rd, Mulgoa             http://www.schoenstatt.org.au 

POSTAL PLEBISCITE-A CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR SAY

Vote No, to keep marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man! For Resources from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference go to https://www.catholic.org.au/plebiscite If you believe that the traditional definition of marriage has served society, families and children well, and should continue to be protected under the law, but maybe feel as… Read More ›