"There is an unbreakable connection between the unitive meaning and the procreative meaning (of the conjugal act), and both are inherent in the conjugal act. This connection was established by God and man is not permitted to break it through his own volition."
Pope Paul VI
If you are new to Natural Family Planning (NFP), then you may have questions such as, "What is it?" "How does it work?" "Why does the Church care about contraception?" "How do I use NFP?" or others. We have created a page to answer all these questions and more! We suggest that you visit our FAQs Page first!
Are you looking to attend an Introduction to NFP or learn a method of NFP? Find up-to-date class information for your area by visiting our NFP Class Schedule Page.
Read our NFP News page to stay up-to-date on the latest NFP News!
Here are the current methods of NFP that we offer in the Diocese of Lansing:
Couple to Couple League (Sympto-Thermal)
For more information about NFP or groups associated with NFP, visit our Resources Page!
The Introduction to NFP DVD was developed by the Diocese of Lansing with a grant from the Our Sunday Visitor Foundation. This 30 minute video includes scientific information about NFP given by real NFP doctors, as well as, testimonials from NFP users. It is full of information for engaged couples who want to learn more about Natural Family Planning, and is available in both English and Spanish.
For a free copy, contact Jenny Ingles at the Office of Natural Family Planning at The Diocese of Lansing by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (517) 342-2587.