Office for Marriage & Family Life

The Office for Marriage and 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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  • 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 all, and let the marriage The post Sexual Activity and Religious Practice* appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Wanted: 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 quit. She informed me that The post Wanted: A Handbook for Mothers appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • 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 abusive and degrading relationship.  Many The post What is true married love? appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Is it trash or is it treasure?

    Our marriage is made up of a saver and a person who tends to want to throw everything away. Now I’m not saying who’s who or whether one habit is better than the other (until you need something and find it’s been thrown away so you have to go out and buy it again.), but The post Is it trash or is it treasure? appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

  • Learning Made Easier – On-Line

    God is trying really hard to get rid of all of the excuses we make for not getting to know him more deeply. The Catholic Church is in a golden age of learning. There are so many great teachers producing programs that not only teach doctrine and theology, but help us to live our relationship The post Learning Made Easier – On-Line appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.

Contact Information

Office for Marriage and Family Life/NFP
Phone: 608.791.2673

Dan Kitzhaber, Director

Mary Lou Berg, Administrative Assistant

Christy Kitzhaber, Natural Family Planning Coordinator

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