Stories

The “Stories” section on the Marriage Missionaries website displays the experiences of couples who, through marriage coaching, regained appreciation for the goodness, beauty, and truth of married life when God is the focus of their union. The aim is to offer inspiration for others on their own journey.
Marriage, Motherhood, and Ministry

Marriage, Motherhood, and Ministry

32 years ago, Matt and I became one another’s “At last.” (Genesis 2:23-24, the man said:“This one, at last, is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; This one shall be called ‘woman,’for out of man this one has been taken.” That is why a man leaves his father and...

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Testimonies: Michael and Catherine

“We made a decision to work on ourselves individually and collectively. With the help of God, we celebrated 25 years of marriage and are so excited about the direction of our lives and those of our children. We are hope for the hopeless!” - Michael and Catherine...

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Testimonies: Fr. Greg Bierbaum

“I have worked with Matt and Mindy for several years, and I can say enthusiastically that they are at the top of my list of people to whom I refer my parishioners who are struggling in their marriages. They apply not only sound Catholic teaching, but also real-world...

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Testimonies: Katie O’Neil

“My practicum with Marriage Missionaries beautifully complemented my classroom experience as a graduate student in theology at the Augustine Institute. Church teachings on marriage, the dignity of the human person, and similar topics sunk in with greater clarity and...

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Testimonies: Stephen and Cindy

“We first met Matt and Mindy at a volleyball tournament and had a great conversation about our faith. We were reintroduced when they came to speak to our diaconate formation class on marriage. We were really struck by how down-to-earth and real the Daltons were and...

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Testimonies: Hank and Laura

“We were married almost 20 years when we met with Matt and Mindy. It was after a time when we experienced several intense, relentless, traumatic occurrences over a short 4-month span. We tried to deal with these traumas on our own to no avail, and as time went on, we...

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Testimonies: Josh and Cara

“We started working with Marriage Missionaries while we were dating and discerning marriage. Matt and Mindy have continued to accompany us through the years and most recently as we welcomed Elias Matthew into our family in June 2022.” - Josh, Cara, and Elias

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Testimonies: Luke and Angela

“We went through marriage coaching with Matt and Mindy in 2010. Through many difficult situations, our marriage has benefitted from the skills they taught us, especially the habit of asking forgiveness and putting our spouse first. Matt and Mindy reminded us to always...

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Testimonies: The Grinsteads

Marriage Missionaries has been a Godsend to our marriage in more ways than one…my husband and I went through a very rough patch in our marriage and Marriage Missionaries was recommended. In a desperate attempt to keep our family together we wrote to Matt and Mindy,...

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