Marriage & Family Life


The Office for Marriage and Family Life provides various informational, educational, supportive, social and spiritual enrichment programs and resources for individuals, couples and families.


Immaculate Conception Parish's information:   provides guidance on the process and requirements for your wedding preparations. 


For Your Marriage helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God’s plan for happy, holy marriages by providing educational and spiritual resources.


Marriage: Unique for a Reason offers resources to assist with the education and catechesis of Catholics on why marriage is unique and why it should be promoted and protected as the union of one man and one woman.


RETROUVAILLE:  REDISCOVER THE LOVE IN YOUR MARRIAGE - Tens of thousands of couples have healed their marriages through Retrouvaille (pronounced Retro-vy). If you know anyone who could benefit from this program, please pass this on. Couples learn how to build their communication skills. It provides help for marriage problems, difficulties, or crises. For more information, call 215-766-3944 or 800-470-2230.


October is Domestic Violence Month. Hopefully violence does not directly impact your marriage, but perhaps you are called to help someone else - a neighbor, relative, or stranger. Click the Domestic Violence hotline( to find out how to help.


The Cecil Pregnancy and Family Resource Center offers free help to women who are making decisions about their pregnancies. Many of our Clients are faced with unplanned pregnancies and difficult decisions. No matter the concern, Cecil Pregnancy and Family Resource Center provides high standards of care and compassion for every woman who seeks help at our centers.

Footprints offers a ministry to families who have lost children through miscarriage, still birth or early infant death.  A special invitation is extended to parents, grandparents and siblings who grieve the death of children because of miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion, or early infant death. The Mass will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 7pm at St. Joseph's Church in Middletown, Delaware. Reservations are requested, please contact the Office for Marriage and Family Life: 302-295-0657.

The Heritage Pregnancy & Family Health Center provides confidential consultation and peer mentoring founded in integrity, trust, confidence, and quality care all provided with a non- judgmental, genuine attitude of love. Our goal is to offer hope and education .... our desire is to encourage and uplift our clients no matter what their circumstances. With utmost respect and privacy, we offer numerous services to inspire hope, empower women, embolden men, and strengthen families !! 

Rachel's Vineyard Rachel's Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing.