NFP- Natural Fertility Planning

Now both of them were naked the man and his wife, but they felt no shame before each other’ Gen 2;25

Thanks to the many fertility apps available, contemporary families have countless choices. The fertility awareness scheme on offer, is an opportunity for couples to understand further the physiology of their bodies, in the joy of the total gift of self, in marriage. The scientifically proven methods proposed to couples to plan their families are being used successfully by many families and being increasingly sought after, for health reasons amongst others. The initiative proposed here simply adds to the many choices already available which allows families to make informed decisions. 


NFP Teacher Training


NFP Teacher Training  January 2019 – Venue – St Michael & all Angels – Leigh Park


Please email Aba: by November 17th 2018, to book a place.

2019 - January 19th  (10am-4pm)  & 20th (12-5pm)

2019 – March 9th (10am – 4pm) & 10th (12-5pm)  

2019 – May 4th (10am – 4pm) & 5th (12-5pm)






Keen to run a pilot scheme in your parish, just contact


Period Piece is the brainchild of modern historian Alana Harris who is based at King’s College London. Harris wanted to explore the natural rhythms of women’s bodies and how people try to control them by working with them or using technology to manipulate them. She is particularly struck that the efforts of previous generations to control women’s reproduction – whether through basic technology such as condoms or a more complex, chemical methods such as the pill – are being increasingly rejected by young people, who are turning to fertility apps, which monitor temperature changes in the body caused by ovulation. “The pill was once seen as liberation for women,” said Harris, “but my students are turning their back on it, concerned about its impact on their physical and mental health. It’s part of a new focus on clean eating and living.”



An amazing video on life from conception to birth using the newest x-ray scanning technology, which won these guys the Nobel Peace Prize. This is a video that every person should see.

Do you have an event to advertise or news item to share?

We receive a lot of adverts for events. If you would like to advertise an event, please fill out this form here.
All upcoming events in the diocese and beyond are listed here.

Subscribe to Portsmouth Diocese E-news
Keep up to date with what’s happening in the diocese. The diocesan e-news comes out on Tuesday most weeks – latest events, photos, videos.

(Under the terms of the Data Protection, the information provided on this form will be held in confidence and used for the purpose of diocesan communications and no other purpose).