Richard & Elaine Ybarra
Directors of Marriage & Family Life
(806) 792-3943 x. 232
Cell (806) 831-9068
Cell (806) 445-5510
The Marriage & Family Life Office objective is to build up the Body of Christ by promoting an authentic, Catholic vision of marriage and family life. We offer programs for marriage preparation, marriage enrichment, marriage intervention, and natural family planning, which reflects our vision. Each year we celebrate marriage anniversaries of 25, 50, and beyond at the Marriage Jubilee mass in October.
What Is Marriage? (from: Marriage: Love & Life in the Divine Plan, A Pastoral Letter by the Catholic Bishops of the United States ) Click here for the full letter or Click here for the Abridged Version
Couples interested in attending Retrouvaille need to register at the website and send the registration fee to: Diocese of Lubbock, Marriage and Family Life Office, 4620 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79416.
All anniversaries celebrated. Those celebrating 25, 50 years and beyond will be honored. A reception will follow. To be included, couples can send in their names, years married, to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Marriage & Family Life office at 806-792-3943 ext. 230.
“Let us pray to the Lord and ask him to protect the family in the crisis with which the devil wants to destroy it. Families are the domestic church where Jesus grows in the love of a married couple, in the lives of their children. This is why the devil attacks the family so much. The devil doesn’t want it and tries to destroy it. The devil tries to make love disappear from there.” ~Pope Francis