Father David Perkin celebrated a World Day of Marriage Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville on Sunday, Feb. 12, honoring couples celebrating the marriage milestones 25 and 50 years in 2017. Couples married for 50 years are pictured in top photo above and couples married 25 years are pictured below. Francis and Patricia Roncskevitz, married 60 years, were among those celebrating.
Photos by Peyton Hoge.
Couples for Christ:
Couples for Christ is a movement intended for the renewal and strengthening of Christian family life. The members have committed themselves to the Lord and to one another so that they may grow in maturity as men and women of God and fulfill their primary vocation of rising up families under the Lordship of Jesus Christ and for the service of the kingdom of God. Mission: Building the Church of the Home and Building the Church of the Poor.
Contact: Zaldi Zapana 904-434-2117
Family Honor Inc.:
Parents are called to be the primary educators of their children. Family Honor’s Leading and Loving program assists parents by providing opportunities to learn principles to help their children grow in goodness and virtue.
Three to Get Married:
Three to Get Married immerses engaged couples in the full teachings of the Catholic Church regarding marriage and family. The retreat includes a variety of seminars, discussions and private time to ensure each couple is presented with the spiritual, emotional, psychological and cultural dimensions of Catholic married and family life.
Contact: Elizabeth and Kyle Ludvik: firstname.lastname@example.org
Married couples of all ages are invited to a monthly Date Night every fourth Saturday at 6:30pm at St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows downtown Nashville. The “Beloved” marriage enrichment series is presented with couple dialogue and group discussion.
Contact: Laura Czarka: email@example.com
Six Dates for Catholic Couples:
The focus of the ministry is marriage enrichment in the form of books, date night programs, couples’ retreats, and family ministry training for deacons and priests. The ministry evolved out of numerous requests received from parishes and dioceses throughout the USA.
Contact: John and Teri Bosio 615-758-9694
Retrouvaille is a lifeline for married couples to help them put the pieces back together and rebuild loving relationships. The program begins with a weekend experience in which couples learn to re-establish communication and to gain new insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple. The weekend is followed by a series of “post” sessions of about two hours each held over a period pf about 12 weeks.
Contact: Pat and Tom Ackerman: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Website: www.HelpOurMarriage.com Phone: 800-470-2230
Natural Family Planning: