Family Life / NFP

 

 "The future of humanity passes by way of the family.  It is therefore indispensable and urgent that every person of good will should endeavor to save and foster the values and requirements of the family."

Familiaris Consortio, Pope John Paul II

 Apostolic Exhortation, Nov. 22, 1981

If families are successful in passing on the faith, forming character and nurturing virtue, then the culture and society they create will better follow the Gospel values of Jesus.

MISSION STATEMENT

The Family Life Office coordinates the Church’s goal of supporting and strengthening marriage and family life in the Salina Diocese.  We are concerned with promoting the dignity and sanctity of all family members at every stage of development.  Our mission is to assist parishes with programming, training and resources as they encourage family members in their pursuit of holiness.

 

Encountering Christ Retreat - As the School Year Begins - Atwood

Are you interested in meeting Jesus at a deeper level?

Join us for a retreat on September 28, 2019 at Sacred Heart Parish, Atwood, KS (9 am - 4:30 pm) where you will recognize Christ in your experiences, and use the tools you receive to announce the faith of the church, and assist those whom you are catechizing to recognize the presence and work of God in their lives. 

This retreat will be led by Father Steve Heina.  There will be time for personal reflection and group discussion, along with Mass, Adoration, and Confession.

When:  Saturday, September 28th, 2019 9 am - 4:30 pm

Where:  Sacred Heart Parish, Atwood, KS

Cost: $10 (Lunch included)

Please click here to register onlineclick here for mail-in form, or register by calling 785-827-8746 #24

Registration Deadline September 21st, 2019

2019 Marriage Anniversary Masses

Anniversary Masses - The Diocese of Salina wishes to honor all couples who are celebrating 1st Anniversaries and ALL other Anniversaries ending in 0 or 5. Masses with Bishop Gerald L. Vincke are planned at St. Joseph Church, Hays, 3 p.m., Sunday, October 6th, 2019; and St. Mary Queen of the Universe Church, Salina, 3 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019.

If you would like to participate in one of these celebrations, you will need to get a registration form from your parish office and send it in to the Diocese, or you can download the form and mail it in to the Diocese, or call the Office of Family Life at 785.827.8746.

DEADLINE for reservations is September 23, 2019

Click here to download mail in form

Register online below

 

Marriage Preparation and Marriage Enrichment Events across the Diocese

 

Event

Where

When

Contact

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage Seminar for Married and Engaged Couples

Concordia, Kansas

TBD

Tony & Lindy Meyer

785.614.0831

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God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage Seminar for Married and Engaged Couples (Spanish) 

 

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Salina, Kansas

 

TBD

Fr. Carlos Ruiz

785.565.5031

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BELOVED- Finding Happiness in Marriage

St. Thomas More

 Manhattan, KS

       

TBD

 

Deacon Wayne Talbot

785.776.5151

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BELOVED SERIES-Finding Happiness in Marriage

 

Immaculate Heart of Mary

Hays, Kansas

 

TBD

Deacon Dave & Susan Kisner

785.625.7339

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St. Isidore-Marriage Prep Retreat

St. Isidore Catholic Student Center

Manhattan, Kansas

TBD

 

Rachel Francis

785.539.7496

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Catholic Engaged Encounter 

Capuchin Center for Spiritual Life

Victoria, Kansas

TBD 

Chad & Angela Zimmerman

785.460.1818

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