Hello dear married couples and priests!
Welcome to Worldwide Marriage Encounter in Region 5, which serves married couples and priests in the Southeast United States, namely Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida!
We are the world's largest pro-marriage organization within the Catholic Church. We offering a special life-giving Weekend experience, which helps Married Couples and Priests to enrich their Sacrament by learning to communicate more effectively with their spouse. In the case of the priest, his spouse is the people he serves. We also provide enrichment programs for local parishes. Many other faith expressions attend our Weekends.
To learn more about making your good marriage and priesthood a GREAT MARRIAGE & PRIESTHOOD, check out the FAQs included on this website and also read the testimonials of couples married 1 to 60+ years and also priests who have attended the weekend.
Please take some time to push your hectic lifestyle and all the distractions that go along with it aside so you can focus on your spouse for 44 hours. You will have an opportunity to renew your passion for each other. This experience will also allow you re-evaluate the priorities in your relationship. We hope to see you on a weekend soon!
Jack & Angel LaBate and Fr. Chris Hoffmann
Region 5 Leadership Team
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Worldwide Marriage Encounter Receives Strong Support and Praise from Pope Francis
"For all you participants in Worldwide Marriage
Encounter, I thank you for all the good you do
to help families! I encourage you to carry on
with your service!"
- Pope Francis, Oct 14, 2015