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Senior Director of Married Life
Monica Martinez
Phone: 919-821-9762

Marriage Preparation and NFP Coordinator
Rowena Crist
Phone: (919) 821-9753

Pastoral Leadership Development Coordinator
Suzanne Carter
Phone: 919-821-8149
Fax: 919-645-4432

Holly Stringer
Phone: 919-645-4447

Marriage and Family Life

In supporting the vocation of the family as the nucleus of the Church and society as a whole, the Office of Marriage and Family Life provides training assistance and resources for parish ministers in: 

  • preparing couples for marriage
  • strengthening married life
  • promoting the faith of the family
  • supporting those who have experienced civil divorce

For Catholic teaching, relevant marriage topics, current stories and relationship tips, see the United States Bishops site,, and view these marriage related resources.