Our Blog and Recent Events

11Mar

USCCB Meeting and Writing Project

I was honored once again to return to DC to serve as a consultant to the USCCB Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth Committee. Please pray for the bishops who serve on this Committee, including the current Chairman, Archbishop Chaput,
24Feb

San Isidro Transformed in Love Preparation

San Isidro Mission observed the Transformed in Love marriage preparation program that the Archdiocese of Miami is implementing in its parishes. They liked the program so much that they translated the program into Spanish for their community. An amazing team
26Jan

St. Mark Transformed in Love

After helping to train St. Mark’s Marriage Preparation Team, the team ran their first program on their own January 26 and 27. They have an amazingly dedicated and faithful (and large) team of volunteers! It is exciting to see how
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
10Nov

St. John Neumann Transformed in Love Pilot

We were honored to help pilot Transformed in Love at St. John Neuman Parish in Miami on November 10th and 11th. We are grateful for the support of the pastor, Msgr. Navarro. The parish’s wonderful team was in attendance and
10Sep

USCCB Committee Meeting

I was honored once again to serve as a Consultant at the biannual Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth Committee Meeting. The Secretariat has a new Executive Director, Dr. Dominic Lombardi. He replaced Dr. Andrew Lichtenwalner (who I felt did an exemplary
11Aug

St. Mark’s FIRST parish run Transformed in Love Program

St. Mark’s Parish, Southwest Ranches, Florida (our home parish) ran Transformed in Love Marriage Preparation Program for the first time with a parish team! Mike and Yolanda, a couple who attended our Parish Marriage Missionaries Formation Weekened, did an amazing