Not the Destination...

Marriage is a journey, not a destination...

Sefanit is a seeker of Truth, new wife and mom, favorite sister and friend. Citizen of this world, she’s originally from Eritrea, born in Rome, and raised in Dallas, Texas. Her upbringing in an Eritrean-American home shaped her worldview, which taught her that she is part of a greater community. Her joy is being with family and friends, especially cooking and baking them real food. She enjoyed traveling and experiencing new cultures before this new and very full stage of her life; hopefully, the future holds new travels with a bigger crew. She loves making people feel at home in her presence and to introduce others to the generous love of God that she has experienced, which is her calling in life. She experienced the best of both worlds as a graduate of both Texas A&M and Franciscan University and has worked in fulltime ministry for the last ten years. Currently pregnant with her second child, Sefanit lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and one-year-old son.

Debbie Nowak is a convert to the Catholic faith, for which she gives thanks and praise to God daily. She met her husband, Joe, when they were both naval officers in Italy . They have been married for over three decades. They have ten children and multiple grandchildren. Her life goals include helping others know the supreme happiness of having a Christ-centered marriage and the fullness of truth found in the Catholic Church. She and her husband live in Colorado.

Linde Declercq is a convert to the Catholic faith who currently lives in Brussels with her husband and two children. She holds a degree in Law (from the University of Leuven and the University of Cambridge) and is currently completing a bachelor's degree in Philosophy. Before choosing to stay at home, she worked as a lawyer at an international firm. She loves to reflect on the contemporary Western lifestyle and analyse it from a Christian perspective.
 

Patrick is married to his wife Allison and together they have one boy named Luke. He has a Masters degree in Finance as well as a second Masters in Information Technology, both from Colorado Technical University. He has worked for Agape Catholic Ministries since early 2017. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys hiking, fishing, and cheering on both the Denver Broncos and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

Tom Ponchak is a husband and father of five girls and one boy. He is the Director of Adult Faith Formation at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Carmel, IN. Tom has a degree in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
He and his wife, Lisa, left the Catholic Church for ten years and were pastors of a non-denominational, evangelical church before returning to Catholicism in 2007.
Tom enjoys reading, cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers, and spending time with his family.

My name is Ron Kaufmann and I LOVE my marriage and I love the sanctity of marriage.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado, and a National Certified Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  
I have certifications and specialize in addictions (especially sexual addiction), anxiety and marital intimacy. I have been trained in and utilize EMDR, CBT, Behavioral, Gestalt and other body and mind therapies.

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