Office of Marriage & Family Life

The Office of Marriage and Family Life promotes, defends and provides pastoral formation on marriage and family life.

Natural Family Planning

Natural Family Planning involves methods for achieving and avoiding pregnancy that are based on the observation of the naturally occurring signs and symptoms.

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Bereavement and Grief

Separation or Divorce


Same Sex Attraction

Issues of Gender and Sexual Identity


Grieving with Great Hope

In a Catholic spiritual environment participants will learn ways to mourn and process the emotions of grief, along with ways to forgive and cope. 

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Child of My Heart

For parents experiencing the loss through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. Meetings are the 2nd Monday every month at 7:30 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Wichita, Bonaventure Center.

Loss of a Spouse

This seminar is for those grieving the death of a spouse to teach what to expect in grief, coping, and how God communicates through grief. Contact us for dates.

Surviving Divorce

This program was created to bring hope and healing to those who have experienced the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage. It is for the newly separated and divorced and those still struggling with issues many years later. 

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Internet Protection And Freedom From Pornography

Equipping the Family, Safeguarding Children

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Courage Group

Men and women who experience same-sex attractions and have made a commitment to strive for chastity. They are inspired by the Gospel call to holiness and the Catholic Church’s teachings about the goodness and inherent purpose of human sexuality.

EnCourage Group:

Parents, spouses, sibling and friends of people who identify as LGBTQ. Members work together to understand the experiences of their loved ones, and to respond to them with compassion.

For information about our local Courage and Encourage groups, contact Jake Samour at 316-202-0645

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Person and Identity Project (PIP) 

Gender ideology has permeated the culture with stunning speed, influencing medicine, business, media, entertainment, government and education. PIP aims to assist the Catholic Church in promoting the Catholic vision of the human person and responding to the challenges of gender ideology.  

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Cana Counseling 

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Catholic Therapists

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Marriage and Family Life

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
437 North Topeka
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 685-5240