Marriage and Family


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Marriage Ministry is one of the areas encompassed under the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis in the Diocese of Brooklyn. The vision of Marriage Ministry is to offer practical ways to live out God’s perspective for the sacrament of matrimony and family life. Our hope is that each parish would go beyond the canonical requirements for marriage and prepare couples not only for their wedding, but for a lifetime of commitment to God, to each other and to the Church, supporting them every step of the way.

Marriage Ministry includes the following areas:

The diocesan coordinator of Marriage, Family & Respect Life Education is available to train parish leaders in order to provide effective Marriage, Family & Respect Life Ministry at the local level.


Christian Rada
Director, Marriage, Family & Respect Life Education
Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis
718-965-7300 ext. 5541