Marriage Enrichment

“A committed, permanent, faithful relationship of husband and wife is the root of a family. It strengthens all the members of a family, provides best for the needs of children, and causes the church of the home to be an

Marriage takes a village, too

ORLANDO | An increasing number of those dedicated to marriage ministry across the diocese are finding new ways to strengthen connections between engaged and mentor couples. There is an adage: it takes a village to raise a child. “Marriage takes …

Resource Day a Success for Marriage Ministry

In an effort to assist parishes in their ministry to married and engaged couples, the Diocese of Orlando hosted a resource day Aug. 2 at Holy Family Catholic Church.

The goal was to help pastors, marriage preparation leaders, faith formation …

Marriage SPA

Marriage SPA—Spiritual, Practical & Affirming!   

The Marriage SPA is a fun, interactive, informative day, planned and facilitated by professionals and trained personnel for the purpose of Marriage Enrichment. The purpose of the SPA is multifaceted: It is Spiritual, Practical

Family Enrichment

The Florida Catholic published an article about the Building a Successful Stepfamily workshops led by the Diocese of Orlando in the July 27-Aug. 9, 2012 issue. For more information about stepfamilies and to read the article, please click here.…

Married Couples Invited to a SPA Retreat on February 6th!

Ascension Catholic Church’s Marriage Enrichment Ministry in collaboration with the Diocese of Orlando presents a SPA retreat for your marriage. SPA stands for Spiritual, Practical, and Affirming – which are tools for living a blessed and joyful Christian

Rites and Sacraments

Catholic Cremation and Burial

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith published the instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo on October 25, 2016 regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation. …

Evangelization & Family Life Updates



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November 4th, 2015




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Overview – Parish Leaders

** Top 10 Reasons for your Parish to attend the Diocese of Orlando Marriage Enrichment Resource Day on August 2 – Click Here for Flyer

Diocese of Orlando Marriage Conference to Help Parishes Enhance their Marriage Ministries

Parish marriage advocates …