April Announcements

April 2018
Natural Family Planning

Nominate your candidate for the 2018 Humanae vitae Award!  Do you know someone who shows great courage promoting the teachings of Humanae vitae in ministry, education, or witness?  Submit your nomination by writing a short essay (500 words or less).  Visit http://omf.stcdio.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2018/03/CelebratingHVfor-website-2018pdf.pdf for more information.  Send or fax your nomination by May 14, 2018 to:  Office of Marriage & Family, Natural Family Planning Advisory Committee, 305 7th Avenue North Suite 100, St. Cloud, MN 56303 E-mail: omf@gw.stcdio.org Fax:  320-258-7658. The Humanae vitae Mass and Award Reception will be July 26, 2018.

Happy Easter!  Happy Spring!

This time of year we celebrate new life!  And we are increasingly aware of nature and God’s plan for us. Consider learning Natural Family Planning.  It is a wonderful way for couples to cooperate with nature and God’s plan as they effectively achieve or avoid pregnancy.

A First Instruction in the Billings Ovulation Method will be offered in:
(Please select your location below and add to the announcement)

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Breckenridge by appointment at St. Mary’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Julie Budke at bhome.jmj@gmail.com or 218-731-3953. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Fergus Falls by appointment at Our Lady of Victory Church. For more information, or to register, contact Julie Budke at bhome.jmj@gmail.com or 218-731-3953. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Glenwood by appointment at Sacred Heart Church. For more information, or to register, contact Amanda Recker at mandyrecker@hotmail.com or 320-239-2108. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Little Falls on Tuesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the NFP Office in the Unity Specialty Center of St. Gabriel’s Hospital. For more information, or to register, contact Marge Benusa at pmbenusa@yahoo.com or call the Little Falls NFP Office at 320-631-5660. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Long Prairie on Monday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church. For more information, or to register, contact Victoria Bulcher at vbulcher@stmaryslp.org or 320-360-5193. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Morris by appointment at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary or in the Board Room of the Stevens Community Medical Center. For more information, or to register, contact Joan Jay at georgejay@hotmail.com or 320-589-4865. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Osakis by appointment at St. Agnes School. For more information, or to register, contact Hollie Kulzer at bhk97@hotmail.com or 320-859-5864. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Randall by appointment at St. James Church. For more information, or to register, contact Mary Bontjes at bontjesmary@yahoo.com or 320-360 6599. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Rice on Monday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church. For more information, or to register, contact Ann Marschel at amarschel21@gmail.com or 320-290-6311. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
St. Cloud on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Office of Marriage & Family. For more information, or to register, contact Sheila Reineke at omf@gw.stcdio.org or 320-252-4721. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
St. Michael on Monday, April 9 at 6:00 p.m. in Room #4 at St. Michael’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Nora Dehmer at noradehmer@hotmail.com or 320-248-5892. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Sauk Centre by appointment at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre Hospital. For more information, or to register, contact Lola or Mark Welle at marlo@mainstreetcom.com or 320-352-6014. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Wadena on Friday, April 27 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Victoria Bulcher at vbulcher@saintanns.net or 320-360-5193. Appointments can also be made with Mary Jorgenson at mvjorgenson48@gmail.com or 218-631-4759. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!

May Announcements

May 2018
Natural Family Planning

A Divine Design:  Marriage and Natural Family Planning!

Natural Family Planning (NFP) cooperates with nature and God’s plan for married love.  NFP is effective, healthy and marriage building. For more information, visit www.stcdio.org/omf/nfp.

A First Instruction in the Billings Ovulation Method will be offered in:
(Please select your location below and add to the announcement)
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Breckenridge by appointment at St. Mary’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Julie Budke at bhome.jmj@gmail.com or 218-731-3953. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Fergus Falls by appointment at Our Lady of Victory Church. For more information, or to register, contact Julie Budke at bhome.jmj@gmail.com or 218-731-3953. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Glenwood by appointment at Sacred Heart Church. For more information, or to register, contact Amanda Recker at mandyrecker@hotmail.com or 320-239-2108. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Little Falls on Tuesday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the NFP Office in the Unity Specialty Center of St. Gabriel’s Hospital. For more information, or to register, contact Marge Benusa at pmbenusa@yahoo.com or call the Little Falls NFP Office at 320-631-5660. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Long Prairie on Monday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church. For more information, or to register, contact Victoria Bulcher at vbulcher@stmaryslp.org or 320-360-5193. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Morris by appointment at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary or in the Board Room of the Stevens Community Medical Center. For more information, or to register, contact Joan Jay at georgejay@hotmail.com or 320-589-4865. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Osakis by appointment at St. Agnes School. For more information, or to register, contact Hollie Kulzer at bhk97@hotmail.com or 320-859-5864. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Randall by appointment at St. James Church. For more information, or to register, contact Mary Bontjes at bontjesmary@yahoo.com or 320-360 6599. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Rice on Monday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church. For more information, or to register, contact Ann Marschel at amarschel21@gmail.com or 320-290-6311. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
St. Cloud on Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Office of Marriage & Family. For more information, or to register, contact Sheila Reineke at omf@gw.stcdio.org or 320-252-4721. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
St. Michael on Monday, May 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Room #4 at St. Michael’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Nora Dehmer at noradehmer@hotmail.com or 320-248-5892. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Sauk Centre by appointment at CentraCare Health – Sauk Centre Hospital. For more information, or to register, contact Lola or Mark Welle at marlo@mainstreetcom.com or 320-352-6014. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!
Wadena on Friday, May 25 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Church. For more information, or to register, contact Victoria Bulcher at vbulcher@saintanns.net or 320-360-5193. Appointments can also be made with Mary Jorgenson at mvjorgenson48@gmail.com or 218-631-4759. The class is approximately 1½ to 2 hours long. *Note: Most insurance plans cover the cost of NFP Instruction and follow-up!