Categories for Marital Spirituality

20Jul

Theology of the Body Summer Intensive Course, JPII Institute

The Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at the Catholic University of America offered a one-week summer intensive course on John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. This work greatly influences our work at Annunciation
12Apr

Writing Project

Once again, I had the privilege to spend a week at the beautiful Campion Center in Weston, Massachusetts to work on a writing project. This building was designed by the same architect who designed the National Basilica. One can see
21Mar

Lenten Married Couple’s Retreat in Everyday Life

Annunciation Ministries ran a Lenten retreat for married couples. We met every Thursday throughout Lent at Kari and Stephen’s home and we used Ascension Press’s No Greater Love materials to guide us through our group meetings and individual daily prayer
12Jan

Couples Night Out

Our Annunciation Ministries Senior Advisors, Pete and Therese Braudis, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year! We invited them to share with other couples some of their greatest insights after 50 years together. It was a cool “winter” evening (for
18Nov

Pre-Advent Married Couples Retreat

Annunciation Ministries ran a Pre-Advent Married Couples Retreat for couples from throughout the Archdiocese. We offered two Advent Reflections (on Spiritual Practices, Confession, prayer, how to pray with Scripture, and some teaching on some of St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Rules
15Nov

Marriage Uncorked

St. Mark’s Marriage Ministry team (under the leadership of Mike and Yolanda who attended our second Parish Marriage Missionaries Formation Weekend) ran their first ever “Marriage Uncorked!” If you are familiar with “Theology on Tap,” it is like that, except
26Jun

St. Gregory Parish FIRST Fiat Group Gathering

We were thrilled to learn that Sandra, Sergio, Lucien and Rigoberto (two Parish Marriage Missionary couples) ran their first Fiat Couple’s Group at their parish, St. Gregory Parish. Sandra and Sergio attended our first Parish Marriage Missionaries Level 1 Formation
24Jun

Parish Marriage Missionaries Gathering

On June 24th we held a potluck Parish Marriage Missionaries Summer Gathering at the Pina’s beautiful home! It was wonderful to be together with participants from each weekend that we have run! We know many others wanted to attend but
27Apr

Parish Marriage Missionaries Formation Weekend

We were thrilled to spend the weekend with many faith-filled couples at the beautiful retreat center, Our Lady of Florida, in North Palm Beach, FL. It was a weekend aimed to form parish leaders to “evangelize through marriage.” Thanks and
04Dec

Parish Marriage Missionaries Advent Gathering

We had a wonderful Advent Gathering for those who attended our August Parish Marriage Missionaries Formation Weekend. Alicio and Nirma Pina generously offered to host the event at their beautiful home and the weather was spectacular! We were able to