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Catholic Family Services: A Wealth of Resources

Posted on July 27, 2023 in: Bereavement Support, Marriage, ProLife, Separation and Divorce Support

Catholic Family Services: A Wealth of Resources

Catholic Family Services

“No family drops down from heaven perfectly formed;
families need constantly to grow and mature in the ability to love.”

~ Pope Francis

The Catholic Family Services office provides resources and support to parishes and families to promote and celebrate happy and holy marriages and families. The office provides programs in the areas of marriage preparation, marriage enrichment and support, natural family planning, and serves as a resource for the bereaved, divorced and separated, and  those seeking post-abortion healing. 


Director:
Mary-Jo McLaughlin
Address: Bishop Flanagan Ministry Center
199 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: 860-848-2237, ext. 312
E-mail: MMcLaughlin@norwichdiocese.net 

We will help you:

  • Fulfill marriage preparation requirements
  • Navigate the challenges of a troubled marriage
  • Cope with a family loss
  • Discover the beauty and blessings of Natural Family Planning

Programs Offered

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    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294