• Humanae Vitae,  NFP

    I was on a podcast!

    Back in January, I was invited by Mary Ashley Burton to talk about NFP on her podcast Fishers of Men. That episode was published today so I wanted to share it. You can listen to it here: Now, podcasting doesn’t lend itself to…

  • Humanae Vitae,  NFP

    The Myth of the Contraceptive Mentality

    If you have run in Natural Family Planning (NFP) circles you have likely come across an idea that I’m going to call (though I’m not the first person to use this term) “providentialism.” This is the idea that Catholic couples…

  • Humanae Vitae,  NFP

    What to do when NFP isn’t good enough

    Recently I’ve had a few conversations with Catholic friends about family planning where they’ve opened up about their own struggles. One friend, who has several kids, said something like, “The method we were taught failed us many times, or perhaps…