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Marriage & Family Life


2019MarriageSm.png47th Annual Marriage Jubilee

Couples from across the diocese joined Bishop Scharfenberger on Sunday, October 20, 2019, for a Mass honoring their milestone anniversaries. 

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Marriage and Family Life support is provided to both parishes and individuals.

Marriage ministries in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany include Marriage formation and preparation programs (precana, vocation awareness), Natural Family Planning resources, marriage enrichment resources and programing, as well as support for those with struggling marriages and healing for those whose marriage has ended.  Family ministries programing includes parenting, Communication workshops for all ages, Catholic identity and tradition workshops. Resources and support available for healthy family relationships, family as domestic church, family prayer and devotions.