At Catholic Engaged Encounter, our dedicated staff members play a vital role in strengthening the bonds between engaged couples and their faith. By offering a variety of resources, guidance, and support, our team aims to create an inclusive and nurturing environment where couples can deepen their understanding of love, marriage, and spirituality.
Meet Our Experienced Staff
1. Reverend John Thompson - Spiritual Director
Reverend John Thompson, our esteemed Spiritual Director, brings over 20 years of experience in counseling engaged couples. His compassionate nature and deep knowledge of Catholic teachings make him an invaluable mentor. Through individual counseling sessions and group retreats, Father Thompson guides couples as they explore their spiritual connection and prepare for a lifetime of love and commitment.
2. Dr. Elizabeth Adams - Marriage and Family Therapist
Dr. Elizabeth Adams, a highly skilled Marriage and Family Therapist, understands the intricate dynamics within relationships. With a Ph.D. in Psychology and years of experience, Dr. Adams provides couples with evidence-based strategies to navigate challenges, enhance communication, and build a solid foundation for their marriage. Her commitment to helping couples thrive is truly inspiring.
3. Sarah Patterson - Retreat Coordinator
Sarah Patterson, our dedicated Retreat Coordinator, ensures that every engagement retreat is an unforgettable experience. With meticulous attention to detail, Sarah organizes all aspects of our retreats, from venue selection to itinerary planning. Her warm and welcoming nature creates a supportive atmosphere for couples to learn, grow, and reflect on their journey towards matrimony.
4. Mark Johnson - Communication Specialist
Mark Johnson, our talented Communication Specialist, plays a crucial role in spreading the message of Catholic Engaged Encounter. With his expertise in digital marketing and content creation, Mark develops engaging online resources, informative articles, and thought-provoking blog posts. He ensures that our website offers a wealth of valuable content, connecting with engaged couples worldwide.
Our Commitment to the Community and Society
At Catholic Engaged Encounter, we firmly believe in the power of faith and beliefs to shape communities and society. Our commitment goes beyond assisting engaged couples; we actively engage in various community outreach initiatives, promoting unity, compassion, and spiritual growth.
Supporting Local Charities and Non-profit Organizations
Through our philanthropic efforts, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of those in need. We collaborate with local charities and non-profit organizations, volunteering our time and resources to support community development, outreach programs, and social justice causes. Together, we work towards creating a more inclusive and harmonious society.
Empowering Relationship Education
Recognizing the importance of healthy relationships, we actively promote relationship education within our community. Through workshops, seminars, and public speaking engagements, our staff members share their expertise and wisdom, encouraging individuals and couples to invest in building strong, lasting bonds. By empowering others with knowledge, we aim to inspire love, forgiveness, and understanding.
Fostering Interfaith Dialogue
In a diverse and multicultural society, fostering interfaith dialogue is crucial. Our staff facilitates open discussions and collaborative events where people from different faiths can come together to share their beliefs and experiences. By promoting understanding and respect among various religious communities, we contribute to a more harmonious coexistence in our society.
Get Involved with Catholic Engaged Encounter
Whether you are an engaged couple seeking guidance or an individual passionate about promoting healthy relationships, there are numerous ways to get involved with Catholic Engaged Encounter:
- Attend our engaging retreats and workshops
- Volunteer your time for community outreach programs
- Donate to our cause and support relationship education
- Join our online community and access valuable resources
- Become a sponsor or partner organization
Together, we can make a difference in the lives of engaged couples and contribute to a stronger, more loving society.