Family Life Ministry provides spiritual and pastoral support, as well as, practical programs, resources, and classes to enrich the lives and well-being of all the parishioners and families of St. Paul Catholic Newman Center throughout all phases of life.
Joy of Love Moms Group
The Joy of Love Moms Group is a family ministry lead by moms! The group’s mission is to empower parish moms to bring their families together to play, pray, serve and grow in our Catholic faith together. Activities include: Sunday morning playground ministry after the 9:00AM Mass; Family faith formation activities; Bible study/spiritual reading group activities; Service projects for families; and Leadership opportunities within the ministry. Contact Jakki Pucheu at firstname.lastname@example.org
All Are Welcome Ministry
The Newman Center’s All Are Welcome Ministry seeks to provide a welcoming environment and a supportive faith community for all persons. The ministry’s goal is to provide outreach, education, fellowship, and pastoral support to persons and their families. The ministry calls all Catholics to know and share in the challenges, burdens, and blessings of all persons striving to live a Christian life within the Catholic tradition and to become allies in these efforts.
For information contact John Prandini, Director of Ministries at email@example.com.
Marriage Preparation Program
The Newman Center’s Marriage Preparation Program requires you to: 1) Complete an online PREPARE/ENRICH assessment and participate in a follow-up counseling session to review the results of the assessment; 2) Register for and attend one of the Newman Center’s Saturday Marriage Preparation Workshops; 3) Schedule and attend an individual counseling session with a marriage and family life counselor associated with the Newman Center following the Workshop. Upon completion of these requirements engaged couples will have satisfied the Diocese’s Marriage Preparation requirement.
Marriage Enrichment Ministry
The Newman Center’s Marriage Enrichment ministry provides on-going education, activities, pastoral counseling, and support to improve and strengthen the relationships of married couples. The focus of our ministry is to deepen and strengthen marriages, and to address the common difficulties that threaten relationships. Our meetings are intended to be fun and lighthearted with opportunities for enrichment, healing and renewal. Meetings include socialization and community building with other married and engaged couples.
Divorce and Separated Group
St. Paul Catholic Newman Center offers an open, friendly atmosphere for spiritual encouragement, emotional support, and healing for those coping with and healing from separation or divorce. Resources and materials are available.
The Grief Support Group offers spiritual and emotional support to those who are coping with the death of a loved one. There are sessions in the spring, summer, and fall. Contact Catherine Guild through the front desk at 436-3434.