DIOCESE OF EVANSVILLE
OFFICE OF FAMILY & LIFE eNEWS
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ATTENTION PASTORS, DEACONS, PARISH LEADERS:
WE WILL BE REORDERING THE 20-PAGE RESOURCE FOR PARENTS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED MISCARRIAGE. RESPONSE TO THIS RESOURCE HAS BEEN POSITIVE. I WILL ORDER UP TO 10 OF THESE PER PARISH BUT NEED SOMEONE FROM YOUR PARISH TO CONTACT ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. THANK YOU.
COMING AUGUST 19-21 AT SARTO RETREAT CENTER
LIFE GIVING WOUNDS IS A THREE DAY OFFERING FOR ADULT CHILDREN OF DIVORCED OR SEPARATED PARENTS. IF YOU FEEL YOU MAY BENEFIT FROM SOMETHING LIKE THIS, YOU MAY INQUIRE BELOW. REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 1
THIS RETREAT IS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DIOCESE OF OWENSBORO.
We have several people in the diocese trained to facilitate this program. If you are interested in in bringing this program to your neck of the woods, have someone contact the OFL.
Rachel’s Vineyard of Western Kentucky will be having a retreat for the healing of the wounds of abortion on the weekend of May 20-22, 2022, at the Passionist Retreat Center outside of Owensboro. This retreat is a powerful way to encounter Jesus Christ as the Healer of our deepest and most painful wounds. Our team of trained volunteers (all of whom have made this retreat in the past) are looking forward to walking with you on the journey to healing and wholeness! Come and join us!
FEBRUARY 18-19, 2022 (TWO DAY RETREAT)
CANCELLED: APRIL 22-23, 2022 (TWO DAY RETREAT) CONTACT ME FOR ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING IF NEEDED
SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 (ONE DAY RETREAT)
Walking with Moms in Need is a resource for our parishes, and is supported by the Diocese of Evansville and the USCCB.
This interactive map provides information regarding resources for pregnant moms, children, and families.
We are called to the Gospel of Life and in this calling we support those in need spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
(NEW) Facilitators for Life Giving Wounds (Support for Adult Children of Divorce) This program is beginning in 2022. A group of 5 persons, who are themselves adult children of divorce, and a chaplain is needed to help bring other adult children of divorce the healing peace of Christ in their lives.
Unveiled Marriage Preparation Retreat Facilitator Couples
2 Facilitator Couples needed
There are always 2 Facilitator Couples per retreat
Weekend food and lodging expenses are covered
The UNVEILED marriage preparation program is a clearly defined step by step process agenda.
Parish Sponsor Couples
Parish level sponsor couple programs are opportunities for parishes to wrap around and celebrate their young adults as they prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage.
Natural Family Planning Presenter Couples Married couples who are trained or are using Natural Family Planning are needed to tell their stories and impart the NFP message to High School students and engaged couples.
Respect Life Coordinators are needed in several parishes.
Peace in the Mourning
This is a healing retreat for widows
A Planning Committee is forming now
Contact me if you would be interested in attending or planning
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about any of the above or are interested in volunteering for any of these ministries