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Each and every couple and family needs to be connected to the Church—a place where true relationships with God and one another are nurtured and sustained. We work to bring more aspects of our faith into the home and to bring more couples and families into the Church. You will find marriage and family prayers, articles, activities, information about events and many other resources for couples and families.


Download the July-August 2015 Edition of the Family Connections
Family Connections

FEATURED ARTICLE: Toward a Better Understanding of Our Priests and Presvyteres

Pastoral ministry can be extraordinarily rewarding and fulfilling. And, pastoral ministry is difficult. This reality is supported by a growing body of social science research. Drs. Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell and Sarah LeGrand, as part of the Clergy Health Initiative at Duke University, found that clergy suffer from higher rates of hypertension, obesity, depression, arthritis, and asthma than do most other Americans. Multiple studies across numerous Christian communities show clergy are frequently stressed by many factors, including long work hours, difficult work-family boundaries, interpersonal conflicts within their parishioners, excessive paperwork, abrupt relocations, and perceived lack of support from their communities. Read More »