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Strengthening Marriages Through Faith & Commitment

Witness to Love provides a transformative journey for couples, guiding them through faith-based marriage preparation and ongoing support.

Couples

Through comprehensive resources and ongoing support, Witness to Love equips couples with the tools to navigate challenges and strengthen their bond for a lifetime of love in Christ.

Church Leaders

Witness to Love provides church leaders with comprehensive training and resources to cultivate thriving marriages within their communities, fostering a culture of love, faith, and commitment.

Investors

Support Witness to Love's mission of fostering enduring Christ-centered marriages and ensuring couples worldwide receive formation, connection, and resources needed to build strong, loving marriages.

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What is Witness to Love?

Witness to Love is a virtues-based, Catechumenate model of marriage renewal and preparation that integrates modern principles of psychology and the virtues to help couples facilitate an authentic dialogue about their relationship.

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Events

WTL hosts a variety of events ranging from marriage preparation workshops to mentor training sessions.

Media Center

The Witness to Love Media Center features a diverse range of resources including articles, downloads, podcasts, and videos.

Resources

Marriage preparation materials, mentor training guides, and faith-based content to support couples at every stage of their relationship.

Diocesan Leader

Catholic Marriage Preparation

Witness to Love is provides Church leaders with the tools to transform existing programs of marriage preparation and formation into wellsprings of dynamic marriage discipleship, fostering both parish connection and authentic accompaniment before and after the wedding day. This is a two-for-one evangelization process that not only renews the outcomes of marriage preparation but also challenges the standard approach to marriage formation offered by the Church.

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Witness to Love Impact

Witness to Love marriage preparation lowers the chances of divorce and increases the chances of parish involvement.

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Decrease in divorce rate among WTL Couples (5.8% vs 23% in the church)

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Increase in church attendance among Witness to Love newlyweds.

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Active dioceses offering WTL Marriage Formation for their parishes

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Active parishes using WTL as their main marriage formation program

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Engaged and Civilly married couples and their mentors began their walk together in 2023

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Volunteer hours by mentors accompanying engaged and civilly married couples in 2023

The WTL difference

The vital importance of Witness to Love couples being able to choose their own mentor couple lies in fostering a sense of comfort, trust, and relatability within the mentorship dynamic. By allowing couples to select mentors who resonate with their values, experiences, and personalities, the mentorship process becomes more authentic, effective, and supportive.

This personalized approach empowers couples to form deeper connections, openly address challenges, and receive guidance tailored to their unique circumstances, ultimately enhancing the success and impact of the mentorship journey.

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Next Steps

Step 1

Order a Diocesan Review pack to preview our materials and start a conversation with our team.

Order a Review Pack

Step 2

Complete the online Certification Training.

Get Certified

Step 3

Pilot Witness to Love in 3-5 parishes and gauge interest among other parishes. We are happy to help you discern if or when a diocesan-wide live training is right for you. Please email Izabella at diocese@witnesstolove.org to schedule a call.

Step 4

Are some of your parishes not ready to implement WTL? You can still have your couples experience WTL through our Virtual Pathway, providing flexibility and accessibility for couples.

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Step 5

Login to access member-only content and connect with us for ongoing support.

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What Our Diocesan Leaders Are Saying

We’re honored to help couples build a strong foundation for their marriage vocation.

Archbishop William E. Lori, Archdiocese of Baltimore
Witness to Love’s innovative approach to marriage preparation is an important resource to help our parishes in their formation of missionary disciples.
Archbishop William E. Lori
Archdiocese of Baltimore
Justin Reyes, Director, Department of Catechesis and Evangelization, Diocese of Joliet
Witness to Love is changing the face of marriage in the United States and beyond by helping married couples share from their own marriages and thus parish communities are being strengthened.
Justin Reyes
Director, Department of Catechesis and Evangelization, Diocese of Joliet
Robert Cardinal McElroy-1
Witness to Love is an opportunity to bring to our engaged couples an invitation to deeper love, a closer relationship to God, and deeper involvement in the life of the parish.
Robert Cardinal McElroy
Bishop of San Diego