Catholic Match Acquires


PITTSBURGH, PA, October 9th, 2007 – Catholic Match LLC, the largest provider of online singles services to the Catholic community, announced today that it has acquired the assets of (

“We are very excited about the opportunity to serve all of the customers who have come to enjoy the service. It became clear after some initial discussion, that an acquisition made sense not only for both companies but for their customers as well, ” stated Brian Barcaro, a Catholic Match Co-Founder. “We are going to work hard to make sure there is a smooth transition.”

Barcaro continued, “Acquiring helps us maintain and increase our presence as the market leader in our niche space. While organic growth continues to be our main focus and strength, we are continually looking for opportunities to grow through market consolidation. This was one of those opportunities.”

“I am very pleased that our customers will be able to benefit from a company with such strength and creativity. Catholic Match embodies many of the values and concepts that were important to us at, ” stated Andrew Weyrich, Founder. “I have enjoyed serving our customers and growing our service the past five years but this is a great opportunity for our customers and the entire Catholic community. ”

About Catholic Match, LLC ( is the largest and most visited online community for Catholic singles. The service has brought people together for marriage, helped others towards the priesthood and religious life, and given those living the single life a deeper understanding of their faith through friendships. has been featured on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Radio Program, EWTN TV & Radio, National Catholic Register, Our Sunday Visitor, New York Times, Reuters, and many other publications and programs.

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