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Debbie and Tim Whited 636-272-0895

Wil and Ellen Girresch 636-978-5059

Fr. Bob Suit 636-397-1440 ext. 225     

Mission Statement: To provide support and encouragement to married and engaged couples of all ages through living witness, shared experiences—spiritual and social, and trusted resources of the Catholic Church and other sources.

Duties: Core team members plan and facilitate quarterly events open to couples—on or off campus; promote couples’ events; set-up and clean-up after events.

Time Commitment: As little as 30 minutes before or after events helping with set-up and clean-up; 1 ½ -2 hour meetings before and after events for planning and evaluating; attendance at events.  

Special Skills:  Desire to support and encourage couples.

Recent Events:

Married Couples Event
Saturday, February 11, 2017

​The most recent Couples Ministry Event featured a celebration of marriage with renewal of wedding vows, a mock reception featuring a great buffet, dancing, a photo booth, and a few couples participating in our own version of the Newlywed Game.  Twenty seven couples participated in an evening of fun and togetherness.

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Previous Events:

Valley Farms Pot Luck/Hayride
Saturday, October 8, 2016

The Couples Ministry had a fun couple’s event at Valley Farms with our group having exclusive use of Valley Farms in Foristell.

The event featured a hayride, crockpot cook off, and a bonfire.  Jorge and Karla Perez provided an elightening presentation “Seek the Joy, Live the Virtues, and Celebrate the Changes” that took us through the experiences and phases couples go through..

A wonderful time was had by all as you can see in the photos.  

Click on any of the images to see an album with additional photos of the event.

Evening of Fellowship/Wine Tasting
Saturday, May 7, 2016

This free event on Saturday, May 7th, provided eighteen (18) couples an opportunity for spiritual enlightenment, fellowship, and wine, cheese, and snacks.  Attendees spanned 

Our special guest speakers Rene and JoAnn Lusser presented a great presentation on the benetits and importance of married couples prayting together.  The discussion titled "It Takes Three, Praying Together as a Couple was as well presented and enjoyable as it was spiritually enlightening. 

Following the guest speakers, we had some refreshments, wine tasting, and an opportunity to meet other married couples in the parish.  Cheese, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages were provided for non-drinkers.

Click on any of the images to see an album with additional photos of the event.