Christa Lopiccolo, the director of the Department of Life Issues in Washington D.C., is one of the guest speakers at the National Catholic Singles Conference in San Diego. Christa shared with… Read More
Why in the world would I waste my time talking to someone so far away?, Sheri thought to herself when the chat request from Robbie came through on her CatholicMatch account. He’s in Minnesota for goodness sakes! Two states away! Yes, the then-23-year-old from St. Louis was a little skeptical. But she decided there was really nothing to lose—it was only an online chat request. So she responded and the door was opened to something beautiful.
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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.
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… Read More
“I never wanted a long-distance relationship,” Angela admitted. “In my CatholicMatch searches, I never searched more than 200 miles…I am so thankful that Gene chose to message me and I chose to respond. I share our story because it was someone else’s story that helped encourage me to join CatholicMatch…I hope that maybe ours will be an inspiration and encouragement to others who are frustrated with dating.”
Editor’s note: On June 27-29, the CatholicMatch Institute is hosting a Catholic Retreat for Singles at the Malvern Retreat House. The weekend features speakers Bryan Mercier and Fr. Stephen Delacy, who… Read More
Brian and Sasha each walked a common path in their dating lives prior to meeting each other, and unfortunately it was a path marked with pain and suffering. In the end though, their story proved to be yet another witness of God’s grace and mercy triumphing over that, as they sought to cooperate with His plan to bring them together.