Marriage and Family Resources

 

Planning a Catholic Wedding

Planning a wedding is both exciting and stressful. Couples getting married in the Catholic Church know that their wedding day is much more than getting the right flowers or venue, but those practical details can get in the way of a focus on the couple’s faith and trust in God’s love in the sacrament.

This information will help answer questions you have about Catholic weddings, and give you practical ways to keep God, your faith, and love at the center of the big day.

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Grandparents Day Resource Packet - click here to view PDF

 

Click on this informational flyer to access contact information for the sponsor couple training organizations: Sponsor Couple Training Info. Flyer

 

 

 

The public policy voice of the Catholic Church in Indiana.

"The teaching and spreading of her social doctrine are part of the Church's evangelizing mission"

 

 

Witness to Love

Virtual Date Night Series

 

Our presenting couples will shine the light on the power of resilience, prayer. It could be a date night/parish mission/retreat/small group that includes a video and reflection questions. Take this time to renew your marriage while building new relationships with other couples!

 

Epic Intimacy

How to reignite the Fire, Increase Satisfaction, Avoid Drift, and Divorce-Proof Your Marriage.

Most marriages struggle because couples "drift" away from each other in four key areas: Emotionally, Physically, Intellectually, And Communicatively.

 

 

 

 

It is designed for all married couples and can be used both as marriage enrichment or crisis intervention. For hurting couples, who see only two options, painful endurance or divorce. The Third Option means reconciliation.

 

Red Bird Ministries

An organization that systematically guides individuals and couples through the complexity and trauma that happens with the loss ot a child form pregnancy through adulthood.

 

The Fruitful Hollow

A Catholic resource and community for those who struggle with infertility.They publish weekly blog posts, create monthly resources, and host a mentorship ministry.They help couples feel heard, find understanding, dive into Church teachings and be inspired by stories of fruitfulness in the wait. https://www.thefruitfulhollow.com/

 

 

Springs in the Desert

Firmly rooted in the anthropology, ethics and spirituality of the Catholic Church, and our shared experiences of infertility, Springs in the Desert affirms the goodness of marriage, upholds the giftedness of the child, and advocates for a broader understanding of what it means to be life-giving. By keeping our focus on Christ, not on conception, we give witness to His Divine love and mercy and the goodness of His plan for our lives.

https://springsinthedesert.org/

 

Parenting program

The Office of Marriage and Family Life has a online parenting video presentations. That offers a tool to be better parents in diferent aspects. To see the videos CLICK HERE

 

 

 

Por tu matrimonio es un espacio para inspirar, ayudar y exortar a las parejas de habla hispana a vivir más plenamente su relación de pareja.

Por tu matrimonio es una iniciativa de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For your Marriage helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God's plan for happy, holy marriages by providing educational and spiritual resources.

 

 

BLOOM for Catholic Women

Our mission is to provide healing for women that have been impacted by their husband's pornography use and/or addiction. Bloom For Catholic Women provides therapeutic and spiritual online courses for women healing from the trauma of their husband's pornography use.

 

 

 

 

 

A Roman Catholic apostolate for men and women who experience same-sex attractions and those who love them.

Whether you experience same-sex attractions and are committed to following the Church’s teaching on chastity, or you have a family member or loved one who identifies as LGBT, you are not alone. Join our global Courage and EnCourage family and discover a chapter near you.

 

Save the date for the 2022 Courage conference in Illinois, July 28-31. For more information, visit: https://couragerc.org/event/annual-courage-encourage-conference/

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A catholic resource for anyone seeking the tools to accompany our brothers and sisters who experience same sex-attraction.

 

 

Creating space to receive the whole person, grow systems of mutual support, and empower for creative disciplenship.

 

The Person and Identity Project provides:

formation, resources, and pastoral guidance on issues of faith, “gender,” and sexual identity.

 

 

Mother and Daughter Guide

You want the best for your daughter and her cycles. And YOU know how wonderful, yet challenging being a woman is. Dealing with your own cycle has been work over the years. Now you can help your daughter have a better experience by knowing her body well. We're here to provide community, resources, and guidance to help support this journey.

 

 

Over 41,000 Men Strong.

Join Matt Fradd and a community of brothers in discovering the keys to

living porn-free with the STRIVE: 21-Day Porn Detox.

 

Protect Young Eyes

Protect Young Eyes is an education and advocacy group that helps families, schools and churches create safer digital environments. In 2020, they received the "Dignity Defense" award from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation for their work on the EARN IT Act through the Senate Judiciary Committee. Their team is made up of teachers, pastors, youth ministers, and parents who are passionate about protecting innocence in a digital environment. Their e-newsletter and app reviews give parents the tools to understand the new technology their child may come in contact with, and what tools are available to protect their online presence.

 

 

Amoris Laetitia Family

On March 19, 2021 the church celebrates the 5th anniversary of the exhortation "Amoris Laetitia", the beauty of love in the family.

PopeFrancis launched the year "Amoris Laetitia Family" which will conclude on June 26, 2022, during the X Meeting of Families iin Rome with the Hol Father.

 

 

USCCB Made for Love Podcast


The USCCB’s podcast “Made for Love” is back with a new look and feel, but it continues to ask the important questions about the call to love. Find new episodes twice per month here and wherever you find your podcasts.

 

 

 

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