Beginning Experience – Serving the widowed, separated and divorced.

Catholic Charities – Offices located in each diocese

Comunita Cenacolo America – Community Life & healing for those recovering from addiction

Contraception
Letter from a member to ANA regarding Margaret Sanger [read more]</p>
Economics of Sex by the Austin Institute – the secular effects of “The Pill” [watch]

Embracing Dementia -Practical help and resources FOR THOSE AFFECTED personally or professionally by Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases.  Dementia Education & Support Group Program Starter Kit available.

End-of-Life Guide – A Catholic Guide to End of Life Care from the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

Engaged Encounter …  A Marriage preparation experience. “A wedding is a day, a marriage is a lifetime”

Homosexuality and Hope – Catholic Medical Association
Courage – An apostolate of the Catholic Church which ministers to persons with same-sex attractions and their loved ones.
The Third Way – Hope for people with same sex attraction who share their journys to chastity [Watch] “Intrinsically Disordered” is explained in this article from the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) to help us lovingly approach and share the Church’s teaching on same-sex attraction.
EnCourage is an outreach which ministers to relatives, spouses, and friends of persons with same-sex attractions.
Making Marriage Meaningless by the Austin Institute – the effect of same sex unions [watch]

Lourdes Special Needs Pilgrimages – A spiritual journey of healing & peace.

Marriage Encounter … A weekend to bring a husband and wife closer together.

Natural Family Planning

The Marquette Method [read more] [Find a Provider & Class]</p>
The Creighton Model – Fertility Care [Read more]</p>
SymptoThermal Method – Couple to Couple League (Find a Class)</p>
The Billings Ovulation Method Course Online

Fertility Health Resource List
Developed by CICIAMS United Nations Nurse Delegate Team. Designed to help nurses in their ministries.

Course: Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning

This is a course every Catholic health professional should complete and be versed in. Mary Lee Barron, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP is an expert in the field of Natural Fmaily Planning. Continuing Education units are available until February 9, 2017.Online Course

PREPARES – Pregnancy & Parenting Support

PREPARES is a nurturing, proactive response of the Catholic community throughout the state of Washington to provide families the supportive services needed to help ensure healthy childhood development from pregnancy to age five. We want to make sure that no child – born or unborn – is ever abandoned or alone. We want to make sure that every mother whether she is in a small rural town or a large city has caring people around her walking those critical first five hears of her child’s life. Through Catholic Community Services of Western Washington and Catholic Charities in Spokane and Yakima, the Catholic Church has provided a century of life-affirming professional supportive services for infant children and their mothers and families including pre-natal care, counseling, adoption services, and housing and medical care referrals. Now, PREPARES enhances these cornerstone services by offering free of charge, additional life-giving, life-changing tools that include: Urgent childcare supplies, Fatherhood and parent support groups and Family Companions. Services are available to all in need regardless of religion. Thank you for being a parent. Read More

Pregnancy Assistance – Sisters of Life Visitation Mission.

Rachel’s Vineyard – For Hope and Healing after Abortion
Hope & Healing after Abortion retreats with the Sisters of Life, hopeandhealing@sistersoflife.org

Retrouvaille…a lifeline for Marriages. A time for healing for couples with marital problems.

St. Vincent de Paul Society – Offers person-to-person service to those in need. Also operates thrift stores & food pantries

Science & Religion

Dr. Frederick T. Zugibe, MD, PhD, PC Report (Select Here) – Forensic Pathology review of Eucharistic Miracle from Buenos Aires, 1996. The pathology report of Dr. Zugibe is contained as an annexure in Ron Tesoriero book, UNSEEN-New Evidence, the Origin of Life under the Microscope available at www.reasontobelieve.com.au. A synopsis of the reported Eucharistic miracle which occurred in 1996 in the diocese of Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, is here

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Teacher Training Workshop, Contact Sr. Hanna Klaus, M.D., hannaklaus@earthlink.net
Phone: 301-897-9323