Office for Family Life

The Office for Family Life places itself at the service of parishes and families so that they can answer their call to holiness and help form communities of love and life in Jesus Christ. Our primary goal is to help families become what they are by realizing these four tasks:

  • Forming a Community of Persons
  • Serving Life
  • Participating in the development of Society
  • Sharing in the life and mission of the Church
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Catholic Life Articles

Here are a few Catholic Life articles. To read the full article, click on the blue colored title.

  • The Spirit of EvangelizationThe Spirit of Evangelization
    G.K. Chesterton, referring to a thief, once wrote in his Father Brown mystery series, “I caught him, with an unseen hook and an invisible line which is long enough to let him wander to the ends of the world, and still to bring him back with a twitch upon the… Read more »
  • Great Websites for Internet Safety Great Websites for Internet Safety 
    Covenant Eyes – I know – I know. When you first click on this site, you are going to be asked to purchase an internet filter for your computer. PLEASE go beyond their sales pitch and click on their blog tab to read great articles about internet safety, how… Read more »
  • Sexual Activity and Religious Practice*Sexual Activity and Religious Practice*
    “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among… Read more »
  • Wanted: A Handbook for MothersWanted: A Handbook for Mothers
    The thing about being a mom is that you never really know how it’s going to go until you find yourself in the middle of it. About a year after we were married, I went to the doctor because I had a daily case of mild nausea that just wouldn’t… Read more »
  • What is true married love?What is true married love?
    In 2015, on Valentine’s weekend, a block buster novel was released as a major motion picture. 50 Shades of Grey depicted bondage, dominance and sadomasochism as normal and pleasurable. In the story the young Miss Steele is urged to sign a contract becoming a sex slave and agreeing to an… Read more »

Contact Information

Office for Family Life/NFP
Phone: 608.791.2673

Chris Rogers, Director

Christy Kitzhaber
Natural Family Planning Coordinator