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Family Life


The mission of the Family Life Office is to be faithful to the diocesan vision by conveying Christ's message of love and mercy through the natural life cycle.

Our Diocesan Vision

Building unity within our diocesan community.   

This ministry currently conducts educational and enrichment activities for:

  • Marriage Preparation
  • Convalidation Retreats
  • Natural Family Planning
  • Respect Life Awareness Program
  • Marriage Support Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

UPCOMING EVENTPro-Life Rosary Walk ----  January 20, 2019

                                     Wedding Anniversary Mass ---- February 9, 2019


Please contact the Family Office to request the 2019 Pre-Cana dates

Please contact your parish for information on the Convalidation Retreats.

Programs available in this Ministry


External Links

For ideas and advice on family matters and marriage visit:

For resources to assist you or others on the painful process of Divorce visit:

For information on the annulment process please contact: the Tribunal Department of the Diocese of Laredo

For information on the Natural Family Planning Method visit:

Contact Information

Pastoral Center
1201 Corpus Christi St.,
Laredo, TX 78040

(956) 727-2140
Fax: (956) 764-7842

Martha E. Miller
Family Life Director

Rosa María Ayala
Family Life Secretary

Very Rev. R. Anthony Mendoza
Respect Life Spiritual Director