DivorceCare Sessions Beginning at Our Lady Of Lourdes Parish – September 7th

                  To learn more contact Joni Richer at jonir@ourlourdes.org and check out the DivorceCare national website at http://www.divorcecare.org.

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“Building Your Financial Foundation” Workshop For Newly-Married and Engaged Couples

The Family Ministries Office is proud to announce the first of our many upcoming programs designed to assist and accompany couples in the critical first few years of marriage! Come and join other engaged or newly-married couples as we spend two intensive and personalized days with certified financial planner Jerry Zimmerer from D. Scott Neal, Inc., diving … Continue reading “Building Your Financial Foundation” Workshop For Newly-Married and Engaged Couples

“Life After The Wedding”

by Deacon Derrick and Mistianna Barnes Over the last several months, if not years, you have been focused entirely on planning your special day. Catering decisions, wedding party selections, venue choices, and decisions about flowers, bridesmaids dresses, and tuxedoes have finally all been made. Hopefully, the Bride even got to say “yes” to her perfect dress. So, there literally has been no detail too small that you and the love of your life have not anguished over and spent countless hours reviewing, and tailoring … Continue reading “Life After The Wedding”

Suicide Prevention is a Pro-Life Issue

by Ed Harpring Tragically, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 40,000 lives per year. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the number of suicides in the United States is at its highest level in 30 years. Their 2016 report revealed a 24% increase in the … Continue reading Suicide Prevention is a Pro-Life Issue

“Sitting At The Feet Of Socrates”

by Deacon Stephen Bowling At this time of the year when going back to school is on the mind of so many, I can’t help but wonder how many folks see learning as something that belongs only in the classroom. One of my fondest memories as a child was of listening to an adult whom … Continue reading “Sitting At The Feet Of Socrates”