Ministry With Married Couples


If you are interested in materials that can be used by small groups of couples who want to invest in keeping their marriages fresh, alive and growing, please click on Resources for Small Groups.  If you want to start meeting with a group of other couples in your area informally, in the homes of the participants, contact us at


The Ministry for Married Couples Team at St. James does not provide programs or counseling. Here are links to support resources outside St. James that some may find helpful:

Connecticut Worldwide Marriage EncounterFor any married couple who desires a richer, fuller life together.

Contact: 860-644-7260   email:


Counseling for Individuals, Couples, Children, Family

Catholic Charities, 238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606
Phone: (203) 416-1318    Email:


Retrouvaille: For married couples with problems including those considering separation and those already separated.

Contact:  Charles & Linda Farley,  203-439-9254 or 800-470-2230

CT Website: 

National Website:


Beginning Experience:  A retreat for divorced, separated or widowed individuals that grew out of the Marriage Encounter.   

Website CT:

Website National:


  We periodically mail letters with interesting attachments to all married couples in the parish.  The attachments include articles and exercises that couples can use to stimulate their communication with each other.

Click on the links below for access to the articles we have sent to you so far:

Ways To Find Time For Eachother

Having a Weekly Date Night, Things To Talk About

Welcome To Happily Ever After!