Phone: 216-696-6525

Toll Free: 1-800-869-6525

Address: 1404 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

Why Catholic? Meet Bishop Edward C. Malesic
Offices Parish Life Marriage and Family Ministry

  Share this Page

Marriage & Family Ministry

Welcome to our website! The Office of Marriage and Family Ministry helps to coordinate services to respond to the needs of individuals, couples and families as they live out their Catholic faith; responding to parishioners; as well as, parish leaders.

We aim to help folks with Marriage formation and enrichment. Collaborating with offices in the Diocese and outside organizations to develop coordinated programming for youth and young adults discerning their vocations; as well as, the implementation of the Marriage Catechumenate.

We direct folks to marriage preparation resources and enrichment opportunities or events. 

We are responsible for Families in the Diocese and best practices for accompaniment.

We are responsible for the Hope and Healing components of pastoral care, connecting folks with resources to help individuals and families get through life’s struggles or bereavement needs

We are responsible for Human Sexuality components of care of individuals and families including and not limited to collaborating with internal offices but also family groups and outside organizations.

We offer resources, training, and continuing education opportunities for clergy, staff and lay leadership in family ministry covering the areas above.

“I thank God that many families, which are far from considering themselves perfect, live in love, fulfill their calling and keep moving forward, even if they may fall many times along the way.”  - Pope Francis 

Use our Contact page for contact info.

Stay Updated

A message from the Marriage and Family Ministry Team


Subscribe! Sign up to receive news & updates.

Share This


Photo Gallery

1 of 22