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Help Raise Money for Couples on Give to the Max Day

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Donate | 0 comments

Help Raise Money for Couples on Give to the Max Day

Minnesotans love to pay it forward— and that includes people in St. Paul, too. Last year, Minnesotans gave 18 million dollars their favorite schools and nonprofits in just 24 hours on Give to the Max Day. This year, Minnesota Marriage Encounter need your help to raise the bar and make a difference. Visit Give to the Max on November 17 to support the Minnesota organizations you care...

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National Minnesota Marriage Encounter History

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Marriage Encounter | 2 comments

National Minnesota Marriage Encounter History

Marriage Encounter began in 1952 in Barcelona Spain, Fr Gabriel Calvo was struck with two moving experiences that sparked the Marriage Encounter program. On one hand, Fr Calvo had couples coming to him with their problems, conflicts and tensions with each other and their families.  On the other hand, and at about the same time, Calvo came in contact with a group of young couples who deeply impressed him with the evidence of what marriage could be.  Their marriages were a picture of mutual...

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What Happens at a Marriage Encounter Weekend?

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Front Blog Post | 7 comments

What Happens at a Marriage Encounter Weekend?

A Marriage Encounter consists of a series of presentations given by two facilitator couples.  The twelve talks center on various aspects of your marriage relationship. You will listen to presentations along with the other attending couples. After each talk you will be given questions pertaining to the presentation.  You will then begin your Personal Reflection (PR) time by separating and writing on the questions given relating to the topic.  After your PR time you will be reunited with your...

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Sharing Yourself

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Front Blog Post | 0 comments

Sharing Yourself

It’s really nobody’s fault. After the honeymoon, jobs demand your attention, bills need to be paid, kids arrive, and the busy-ness of today’s world begins to melt away the candy apple shine of a married couple’s “coupleness.” Eventually the busy-ness assumes a priority status, shoving your unique “coupleness” farther and farther down the list of priorities until married life becomes merely a whirlwind of “must do” demands. But nothing is more important than making time to...

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