Family Life


BLACK CATHOLIC MINISTRY
Assists parishes in the area of African-American catechesis; Black Catholic history celebrations; National Black Catholic Congress; retreats; support groups; workshops on racism, prejudice; and other diocesan special events.

ENGAGED COUPLES CONFERENCE
All couples getting married in the Church must attend one. To obtain information in participating in the Engaged Couples Conference, refer to the contact list.

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING
To seek information for planning a family or become part of the facilitators who present this to engaged couples, refer to the contact list.

POST-ABORTION HEALING—PROJECT RACHEL
Confidential help is available to anyone who is suffering from the grief of abortion. There are people with whom you can talk in confidence about your experience. Project Rachel offers lay counselors and trained clergy ready to help you find peace and healing. If you feel ready to talk with someone, call the national hotline or the local help line. Also you may contact one of the priests.

RESPECT LIFE
For those who believe in Jesus Christ that they may proclaim the gospel of life with honesty and love to the people of our time. Our mission is to embrace all of life’s cycle…from conception to natural death. Watch the bulletin for activities.