Dr. Hilgers featured on EWTN

The work of the Pope Paul VI Institute was in the spotlight on Women of Grace in February! Dr. Thomas Hilgers, Leslie R. Buckley, DMD, FCP, and Felricia Brown, FCP were the guests of host Johnette Benkovic, and they indiscussed infertility issues and topics related to the CREIGHTON MODEL FertilityCare™ System and NaProTECHNOLOGY. The programs originally aired on EWTN Feb 10–14, 2014, but if you missed them, you can watch each of the five episodes via the links below!

  1. Part 1, Feb. 10, 2014, 11 am
  2. Part 2, Feb. 11, 2014, 11 am
  3. Part 3, Feb. 12, 2014, 11 am
  4. Part 4, Feb. 13, 2014, 11 am
  5. Part 5, Feb. 14, 2014, 11 am

Catholic Answers Interview – August 10

Listen to Catholic Answers Live for an all-new interview on Friday, August 10th at 5:00 p.m. CDT (6:00 p.m. EDT or 3:00 p.m. PDT)! The topic will be Overcoming Infertility.

To hear the interview, visit KVSS at http://spiritcatholicradio.com/ and click on the the Listen Live button. Tune in on your radio at Spirit 102.7FM in Omaha/Lincoln/Western Iowa, Spirit 88.3FM in Northeast Nebraska, Spirit 90.1FM in North Platte, or Spirit 91.5FM in Grand Island/Hastings/Kearney.

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2012 Physician-Couple Retreat

Make plans to attend the 2012 physician-couple retreat in February! Fr. Jaroslaw Szymczak from the Holy Family Institute in Warsaw, Poland will be the retreat master. Each weekend session includes a lecture, a workshop, and couple dialogue. Presenters at the retreat include Dr. Thomas W. Hilgers, who will offer two CME lectures, and his wife Sue Hilgers.

Download the brochure/registration form and the poster.

February 9th – 11th, 2012 – Omaha, Nebraska
Opening Mass – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9th | Departure – Sunday, February 12th

Location: Pope Paul VI Institute Chapel of the Holy Family and Comfort Inn & Suites.

A weekend retreat focusing on marriage, family, and the practice of women’s medicine in a Culture of Life.
* Daily Mass
* Silent reflection and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament
* Sessions (with lecture, workshops, couple dialogue) include:
– Idealized Visions Versus Reality
– Respect and Acceptance of Differences
– Gift–Not Demand
– A Time for Us
– Dialogue and Communication
– Sealing the Gift of Sexuality

* Continuing medical education lectures (tentative)**

What participants said…

“My husband and I would like to encourage all physicians and their spouses to come and visit with others even if you are just considering the training program. To hear and see the other strong, intelligent, capable physicians talk about their experiences of conversion and to know others like yourself are practicing successfully in the world today without contraception was a great encouragement. It was essential to me in changing my practice; it gave me the courage to do what I already believed. When my husband was also able to understand the issues, I was so worried but he became completely supportive of my decision no matter the consequences. As most people, I needed more than my conviction to live out this belief. I needed a supportive network of colleagues and a partner who believed in it with equal passion. This conference gave me both of these gifts. Thanks! ”

“The retreat was an awesome experience for us. I can’t wait for next year’s retreat.” — Spouse

“The retreat leaders were excellent.” — Physician and spouse

“Fr. Jay was an excellent retreat leader.” — Physician

“Workshops were awesome. The individual dialogue was good as well. Looking forward to our homework! The retreat was an awesome experience for us.” — Spouse

“Liked the workshop (dialogue approach). Conducive to small groups, given the nature of the topics.” — Physician

“It was a great help to hear from Dr. and Mrs. Sue Hilgers on how they balanced family life with their calling to NaPro.” –Spouse

“I thought the retreat allowed for a deeper level of discussions with my fiance than I had experienced on the engaged encounter retreat. We were also given tools to learn to work together and understand better each other’s perspectives. It is clear to me that Fr. Jay has extensive experience with married couples and hardships of the vocation of marriage. I hope that with the knowledge gained and the graces obtained in this retreat my fiance and I will be better equipped to embark on this journey called marriage.” — Physician (wedding date: June 11, 2011)

Catholic Answers Live – Dr. Hilgers’ Interview


Listen to Catholic Answers Live this Friday, September 9th starting at 5:00 p.m. CST to hear an interview with Dr. Hilgers, Fertility as Gift!

To hear Dr. Hilgers’ interview this Friday on Catholic Answers Live, visit Catholic Answers Live and click on the Listen Live link immediately above the top left corner of the calendar. Or, on the sidebar, select “Live 3pm-5pm, EWTN” under Catholic Answers Live heading. By selecting the program “Fertility as Gift – Dr. Thomas Hilgers” on the September 9th calendar block , you will find options to set an online reminder for yourself and to share this news with friends too!

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