The Marriage and Family Life Office works to promote healthy, happy, and holy family life.  We support parishes in the areas of marriage preparation, marriage enrichment; natural family planning; grief support for all ages; troubled marriage support and more. The office also assists lay Catholic organizations and apostolates in their work related to families and parishes.  This is a member office of the Office of the Domestic Church and Discipleship.

Upcoming Events

Date Night

August 1, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Country Club Plaza

First 5: Evening for Engaged & Newly Married Couples

TOPIC: "NFP & Marriage"
August 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
Kansas City, MO

Date Night

September 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Country Club Plaza

Coping with Life Alone

September 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to October 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
St. Therese Parish, North: 7207 NW Hwy 9, Kansas City, MO 64152

Date Night

October 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Country Club Plaza

The Church as a Field Hospital: Pastoral Care of the Divorced

Learning from the Joy of Love, article 10 of 10
October 20, 2016

“Families are not a problem; they are first and foremost an opportunity.” ( Amoris Laetitia , 7, hereafter AL )

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