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Blue Christmas

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Blue Christmas Flier

Posted on: October 31, 2022 | File size: 3.67MB Download
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Blue Christmas Prayer Service

Posted on: February 15, 2023 | File size: 9.65MB

Blue Christmas, also called the Longest Night or Winter Solstice, is a day during the Advent season marking the longest night of the year. This years' Blue Christmas falls on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. On this day or another day during Advent, churches can hold a prayer service to honor those who have lost loved ones and are experiencing grief. We have created this toolkit in the hopes that you will host an event at your parish for those suffering through loss this year.

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Blue Christmas Toolkit

Posted on: October 31, 2022 | File size: 9.96MB

Blue Christmas, also called the Longest Night or Winter Solstice, is a day during the Advent season marking the longest night of the year. This year's Blue Christmas falls on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. On this day or another day during Advent, churches can hold a prayer service to honor those who have lost loved ones and are experiencing grief. We have created this toolkit in the hopes that you will host an event at your parish for those suffering through loss this year.

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Divorce Recovery

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Divorce and the Church’s Healing Ministry (USCCB)

Posted on: February 9, 2023 Open Link

Fertility Awareness (NFP)

Infertility and Catholic Teaching

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Infertility and Catholic Teaching

Posted on: July 9, 2019 | File size: 384KB Download
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Life-Giving Love in an Age of Technology (USCCB)

Posted on: July 9, 2019 Open Link
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The Infertility Companion for Catholics (Book - Amazon)

Posted on: July 9, 2019 Open Link

Marriage Preparation and Enrichment

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Catholic Couple Checkup

Posted on: February 9, 2023

an innovative and foundational tool for marriage and relationship enrichment which can be used alone, or in combination with enrichment books, seminars, or marriage retreats. It is a scientifically-based assessment that identifies relationship strengths and weaknesses across key relationship areas, including communication, conflict resolution, financial management, relationship roles, affection and sexual relationship, couple closeness and flexibility, family closeness and flexibility, personality

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Catholic Engaged Encounter

Posted on: July 9, 2019

This comprehensive weekend of marriage preparation held 3 times a year at the St. Leonard Retreat Center, 4076 Case Road, Avon, Ohio 44011. Give your marriage a solid foundation by attending one of these weekends. It is a quiet weekend, designed to give a couple the opportunity to talk honestly and intensively about the day-to-day events they may face in their future together. For questions call Alex and Lily, 216-849-3769. Cost is $195 per couple. Visit their website for information and to register .

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For Your Marriage

Posted on: July 9, 2019

This website helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God’s plan for happy, holy marriages by providing educational and spiritual resources. It is an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to communicate the meaning and value of married life for the Church and for society. Visit their website today for marriage preparation and enrichment resources!

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Happy Together

Posted on: July 9, 2019

John & Terio Bosio maintain this website for Six Dates for Catholic Couples; The Beatitudes: A Couple’s Path to Greater Joy; and other books and programs designed to help Catholic parishes support married couples with programs grounded in our Catholic tradition.

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Marriage Mentor Discernment

Posted on: November 15, 2022 | File size: 191KB Download
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Marriages of Grace

Posted on: July 9, 2019

A Northeast Ohio based non-profit organization that strives to enrich and strengthen Catholic marriages in Jesus Christ. They host an annual Marriage Enrichment day which has been held since 2008. For more information call 440-570-1523 or visit their website

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Retrouvaille

Posted on: July 9, 2019

A three-month program to help couples struggling in their marriages. It has three phases, starting with a weekend experience in which couples learn to re-establish communication and to gain new insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple. Post sessions are held over a period of 6 weeks to further develop and enhance the techniques learned on the weekend. A support group is available offering interaction with other couples who are striving to improve their relationship. Retrouvaille of Cleveland weekends are held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, Beachwood, Ohio. Contact Liz and Marce Gliha with questions at 440-357-6580 or 3031@retrouvaille.org .

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World Wide Marriage Encounter

Posted on: July 9, 2019

WWME offers weekends to bring a husband and wife closer together. Get away from the distractions of everyday life and focus on each other and how to improve your marriage. You can find encounters all over the world and register for your own encounter on their website.

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Fertility Awareness (NFP)

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Fertility Awareness Brochure

Posted on: March 14, 2023 | File size: 2.41MB

Introduction to fertility awareness (NFP) in the Diocese of Cleveland.

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Human Sexuality

Gender Identity

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Conference on Gender Identity Additional Resources

Posted on: December 14, 2023 | File size: 146KB Download

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