Office of Family Life

Our Mission

The Office of Family Life serves marriages and families in living out their vocation at every age. We do this by providing programs and resources such as the Visible Sign Initiative that prepare and enrich marriages, support and strengthen families, and promote healing to build a culture of marriage and family life as a visible sign of God’s love.

Contact us for…

  • Formation and support of parish leaders in marriage preparation, marriage enrichment, Natural Family Planning, and “At the Well” support groups for separated and divorced Catholics.
  • Resources for healing including anti- pornography, bereavement, domestic violence, infertility and miscarriage, marriage healing, separation or divorce, and same sex attraction.
  • Information about the schedule for marriage preparation and marriage enrichment classes, men’s and women’s retreats, Natural Family Planning classes, anti-pornography awareness talks, and days of reflection for separated and divorced Catholics and grieving parents.

Carla Ferrando-Bowling

Director, Office of Family Life
[email protected]
301-853-4499

Sally Daniel

Associate Director, Office of Family Life
[email protected]
301-853-4546