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Response to UN's Claim of Access to Contraception as a Basic Human Right
(November 19, 2012)
Read the Response
December 5-6, 2012 John Paul II Life Center
Dec. 5 - Benefit Dinner with USCCB Pro-Life Chair Cardinal DiNardo
The national attacks on religious freedom are impacting medical practitioners, business owners and all faithful citizens. USCCB Pro-life Chair Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is intimately involved with this issue and will be our keynote speaker. We also will be honoring Dr. Tom Hilgers and his wife, Sue, with the Dignity in Life Award for their work developing NaPro Technology. Click here to buy sponsorships and tickets.
Dec. 6 - Ethics CME for Healthcare Professionals
We're thrilled to announce that Dr. Thomas Hilgers, founder of NaProTECHNOLOGY, will present "NaPro & Women's Health" at a complimentary breakfast for healthcare professionals on Thursday Dec. 6 from 6:45 - 8:00 am. at Seton Medical Center Austin, 1201 West 38th Street. Dr. Hilgers is internationally recognized for his outstanding achievements in the field of natural fertility regulation and reproductive medicine. He developed the Creighton Model Fertility Care System and the new womenís health science of NaProTECHNOLOGY. In addition, he is the founder and director of the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction. To attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and put "Hilgers CME" in the subject line.
Annual YOU + I = WE Physician Couples Retreat
More information here.
Love & Life Unlimited Conference
The Love and Life Unlimited Conference is a conference where we ponder
the truth and beauty of the Catholic vision of marriage, family, and sexuality;
promote the integrated, Catholic vision of the Pope Paul VI Institute: a dynamic vision
of reproductive health and healthcare services; and proclaim this vision to family,
friends, fellow-parishioners and colleagues. Dates for this event are:
- April 15-19, 2013
- October 14-18, 2013
For more information and registration forms please download the Love and Life Unlimited Brochure from this link.
Creighton Model Allied Health Education Programs
Omaha, Nebraska | Warsaw, Poland
The first phase is an eight day total immersion course covering introduction to the
Creighton Model FertilityCare System, NaProTECHNOLOGY, basic teaching skills, case
management, and basic ethical issues. The second phase is a six- to eight-day total immersion
course covering more advanced system-related problems, advanced teaching skills, case
management, basic ethical issues, and NaProTechnology. Only those students who have
successfully completed Education Phase I may attend Education Phase II.
- EPII Omaha: April 13-20, 2013
- EPI Omaha: October 12-19 2013 | EPII: April 2014
For more details on dates, information, and registration forms for the Omaha and the Warsaw education programs, please download the EPII Program Book from this link.
Record Number of Practitioners Complete Pope Paul VI Institute's Training (April 11, 2011)
Archives of Perinatal Medicine (2011)
The new women's health science of NaProTechnology -- by Thomas W. Hilgers, MD
Articles about the Pope Paul VI Institute and Dr. Hilgers
Letter to the President (April 12, 2012)
Read it here -- by Thomas W. Hilgers, MD
(1) Chicago Tribune (July 30, 2012)
Catholic fertility methods help Chicago woman conceive -- by Manya A . Brachear, Chicago Tribune reporter
(2) Legatus Magazine (April 2, 2012)
Hope for the childless -- by Judy Roberts
(3) St. Louis Review (April 2, 2012)
The new face of Natural Family Planning -- by Jennifer Brinker
(4) National Catholic Register (January 20, 2012)
The Waiting Womb: Infertility Solutions Prescribed by the Church -- by Melissa L. Foley, Register Correspondent
(5) Columbia Magazine (January 2012)
We Will Be a Family -- by Carlos Gamundi
(6) Catholic World Report (February 2011 issue)
The State of NaProTechnology -- by Chuck Weber
Celebrate Life Magazine (January-February 2011 issue)
25 Years of Love and Life at the Pope Paul VI Institute -- by Jeff Gardner
(8) Columbia Magazine (January 2011)
Catholic physicians work to provide life-giving alternatives to reproductive technologies -- by Colleen Rouleau
"Spreading the Gospel of Life" article from Columbia, January 2007.
(10) Agents of Change article from The Catholic World Report
(11) Published articles written by Sister Renée Mirkes
(12) "Institute Practices Reproductive Medicine—and Catholicism."
Article written by Rob Stein and published by the Washington Post, October 30, 2006.
(13) National Catholic Register (February 21-27, 1999)
ProLife ProFile: Fertility Program Brings Hope in Ireland -- by Cian Molloy
Live Webcast from POLAND
Thomas Hilgers, MD, presented on NaProTechnology and then debated one of Polandís leading IVF physicians in Poland on Thursday, September 22nd at 4:00 a.m. CST and on Friday, September 23rd at 2:00 am CST respectively. Both meetings are on the Internet at http://www.drhilgers.com.
Faith & Family Radio with Steve Wood (July 22, 2010)
FertilityCare That Honors God - An interview with Dr. Thomas W. Hilgers
Pope Paul VI Institute MInute and Your FertilityCare Consult
Find audio soundbytes and radio programs to download and share with your local radio station at Spirit Catholic Radio.
Listen to archived recordings of Catholic Answers Live
interviews with Dr. Hilgers.
- Fertility as Gift -- Friday, September 9th, 2011
- NaProTechnology: A Solution for Infertility -- August 7th, 2009
- Are You Struggling with Infertility? -- August 18, 2008
Hilgers at Pontifical Academy for Life Meeting 2012
Thomas Hilgers, MD presented on NaProTechnology at the Pontifical Academy for Life meeting in Rome on February 24. Read some of the coverage about this meeting at the Rome Reports and on LifeSite News . Visit http://www.drhilgers.com for more information.