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Becoming a Team Couple

Posted by on Feb 25, 2017 in Front Slider | 0 comments

Becoming a Team Couple

We decided to become a team couple after our weekend retreat in September, 2016.  I have always been interested in helping married couples (even before I found Seth!) but I wasn’t sure how to do this.  After having a wonderful and revitalizing weekend through Marriage Encounter and after my husband expressed an interest in volunteering as well we signed up! Our first weekend (though shortened due to childcare issues) was very rewarding.  Seth and I worked very hard on our talks so it...

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A Letter from our Board President

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Front Blog Post, Marriage Encounter | 0 comments

A Letter from our Board President

The Lord blesses us each with gifts, Saint Paul instructed the Corinthians in his first letter, and offers them to us for our use in building His kingdom. “Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit,” Paul writes, “and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of working, but the same God who inspires them all in every one.” In service and in evangelizing, many gifts are needed, all of them with equal dignity and worth. I think about this...

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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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