Family Life Organizations

Diocesan Recognized Family Life organizations


  • Catholic Engaged Encounter 

      John & Deanna  Driscoll  
    • (559) 265-3365 
    • 2016 Dates: January 22-24 February 26-28 April 15-17 June 24-26 July 22-24 August 26-28 September 30 – October 2 November 4-6 “Engaged Encounter is an international ministry dedicated to marriage formation based on the Catholic faith. It is composed of married couples and priests, whose common bond is their belief in the sacrament of marriage […]


      Lisa Hendy 
    • is an apostolate founded in 2000 in the Diocese of Fresno by former St. Anthony of Padua, Fresno, parishioner Lisa Hendey. Originally founded as a website to support and encourage Catholic mothers, the site has expanded to include a blog featuring over 150 contributors from around the world who write daily on faith, family and […]

  • Encuentro Matrimonial Mundial – Norte

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  • Fresno Catholic Singles

      Lynn  Stensonn 
    • (559) 250-5805
    • [email protected]
    • Fresno Catholic Singles is open to unmarried Catholics 40+ who are parishioners of any church in the Fresno Catholic Diocese. Our mission is spiritual growth, community service, and socializing through a wide-range of activities. Our organization offers fellowship and an opportunity to interact with other Catholic singles throughout the valley. The Fresno Catholic Singles ministry […]

  • Infant of Prague Adoption Service 

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    • Infant of Prague Adoption Service is a private non-profit agency that has been building families through adoption since 1953.  Licensed to serve seventeen counties in the State of California, we provide a variety of services including the intensive support and counseling to birth mothers who place their children for adoption, training and advocacy for couples […]

  • Rachel’s Vineyard

      Pat Lometti 
    • (559) 493-7340 | (559) 375-3870
    • Rachel’s Vineyard Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat weekends are a beautiful opportunity for any person who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion. The retreat is a very specific process designed to help those wounded by abortion to experience the mercy and compassion of God and transform the pain of the past into […]

  • Retrouvaille

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    • Retrouvaille is a peer ministry whose core belief is that the Sacrament of Marriage deserves an opportunity to survive in a society that does little to support marriages. We believe that the presence of God can make a difference in any marriage and that a reconciled marriage is preferable to divorce.  Retrouvaille is committed to offering […]

  • St. Joseph Counseling Center

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    • 559.438.1200
    •   St. Joseph Counseling Center 559.438.1200