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  • Encouraging Our Teens Toward God

    At the end of April, my youngest daughter, who is 17, came to me and asked me to let her go on a retreat. I hastened to encourage her—thinking this was a fabulous idea. It was only then that she told me the retreat was actually in St. Louis,...

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  • Anxious Meeting in Person After Meeting Online

    Nerves were a flutter on the day of Nick’s first date with Michelle. The 30-year-old businessman from Spokane, Washington, was trying his best to contain his high expectations. Even though he and Michelle, a 27-year-old Catholic school teacher from Redwood City, California, had hit it off on the phone...

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  • How Do Single People Fit In With Big Families?

    When the weather is good and the easiness of summer is in the air, families gather for swim parties, BBQs, and even family vacations. Family is a blessing and a joy to be around, but every family gathering is also an opportunity for stresses and disagreements. For singles, family...

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  • Don’t Forget About Single Catholics

    The National Catholic Singles Conference 2014 is being held in San Diego, California on August 8-10. The CatholicMatch institute spoke to John LaBriola, who will be speaking at the conference about healing the wounds caused by the world. LaBriola, who is a father of three, radio host, evangelist, and...

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  • How to Stay Close in a Long-Distance Relationship

    The man I’ve been seeing for the past two years lives 17 miles away. On a good day of traffic, it’s a 20-30 minute drive. But, only on a good day of traffic. This is New York City, so those days almost never happen. That leaves me some options:...

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  • A Relationship That Persevered Through Disaster

    After much prayer—specifically a novena to St. Anthony and to St. Joseph—Lucy decided Daniel was worth responding to, so she upgraded to full membership and replied. Their communication got off to a good start, but it still took a few months to actually get together—a literal disaster intervened.

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  • Prayer for the Home of the Brave

    Happy 4th of July! On this day of Independence, the bishops invite us to penance and prayer to restore religious freedom and conscience protections. Let us pray … Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty O God our Creator, from your provident hand we have received our right to life,...

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  • Good News For Annulment Seekers

    After my divorce so many years ago, I struggled mightily with my finances, as so many newly divorced people do. I worked two jobs just to cover all my expenses and even then, I was starving to death. I had no expendable cash and money was extremely tight for...

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  • The Online Matching Portrait Was Spot On

    CatholicMatch members have an opportunity to fill out a match portrait to help them find other members they wouldn’t normally meet. Based on responses and match filters, compatible members will appear in their match list for review. This is exactly how Sandy and John found each other online. About ten months after they were “matched” they...

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  • Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before ‘I Do’

    One of my favorite parts of my engagement to my fiancé George, (whom I met on CatholicMatch), came after I said, “Yes.” In the days and weeks following that sunny Saturday in June, treasured nuggets of information began to trickle out from our family and friends, cluing me into...

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