Natural Family Planning weekend
set for July 22-23 at Decatur Church
A Natural Family Planning focused weekend, Restoring and Strengthening the Family Unit, will be held at Annunciation of the Lord Church on Saturday, July 22, at 5 p.m. Mass; Sunday, 8:30 and11 a.m. Masses and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (en español ) Mass. The talk and information will be held in the church after all Masses
Father Daniel McCaffrey who was ordained in 1958 will be the speaker. A year later he departed for the Muslim country of Pakistan where he served for more than eight years as a missionary. He holds a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome. In 1968, during the Vietnam Conflict he joined the United States Army Chaplain Corps. During more than 20 years of active duty he served in Vietnam, Korea, Germany and Honduras, as well as numerous Army installations throughout the United States.
During his ministry, he has worked in the Apostolate of Marriage Enrichment establishing successful Natural Family Planning programs on the diocesan and parish levels. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.
The church is located at 3910 Spring Avenue, SW, Decatur, AL 35603.