All the faithful of the diocese are invited to attend a Celebration of Marriage and Families scheduled for
The celebration will highlight the importance of the Sacrament of Marriage and the reality that we are all members of God’s family. Preparations for the event are coordinated by a joint committee of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women and the Diocesan Pastoral Council.
Following the prayer service will be age-appropriate focus sessions on marriage and family. The adult session will feature a panel of married couples facilitated by Christopher Loetscher, Director of Family Life. The couples are Christy and Steve Arnold of
Bishop Nienstedt will meet with high school students. This session will provide an opportunity for students to better understand the Church’s teachings about marriage and family. There will also be activity sessions for grades 5-8, and kindergarten-grade 4. Child care will be provided.