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Tony & Annette Waznonis have been married 12 years and have three young children, ages 7, 4 and 2. They made their original weekend in 2014 in Elk Grove, Illinois and have been very involved with Worldwide Marriage Encounter since their original weekend. “What we learned on our weekend was how to separate thoughts and … Continue reading Tony & Annette Waznonis
David & Jean Fell made their original WWME weekend in 1980 in Columbus, Ohio and attended the Lutheran expression of the movement. What they learned on that weekend was “implementing ‘to love is a decision’ into our everyday relationship with each other and with our daughters and others; and that there truly was more – … Continue reading David & Jean Fell
Jose Luis & Deborah Auces have been involved with Worldwide Marriage Encounter for just five years. Their story on how they were led to attend their original weekend in Sacramento, California in May 2012, and what subsequently happened to them and their family, is truly a gift from God. The Auces, who are married 15 … Continue reading Jose Luis & Deborah Auces
Rene & JoAnn Lusser are married 53 years and made their original weekend in 1976 at the Mercy Retreat House in St. Louis, Missouri. What they learned on that weekend for JoAnn was “I could begin again to believe and know that my husband, Rene, really did love me after our thirteen years of marriage” … Continue reading Rene & JoAnn Lusser
Jack & Jo Rich are married 30 years and made their original weekend in Lake Oswego, Oregon in May 1989. On that weekend “We ‘learned’ we were not in our marriage alone. We were embraced by an accepting and loving community to journey with us, that valued marriage and our marriage, as well as sharing … Continue reading Jack & Jo Rich
Raul & Dora Gonzalez are married 53 years. They made their original weekend in San Juan, Texas in July 1973 at a diocesan retreat center. They learned several things on that weekend – for Raul it was “that complete strangers had an interest in our relationship and we had a specific couple was praying for … Continue reading Raul & Dora Gonzalez
Fr. Gene Weis was ordained a priest in 1962 in Rochester, NY and attended his original Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend in upstate New York in 1973. He immediately started on the journey to encourage and invite couples to attend a WWME weekend. “I remember going down to the Binghamton area of New York in 1974 … Continue reading Fr. Gene Weis
Fred & Melodie Winters were married 15 years when they made their original weekend in October, 1976 at a renewal center in Weston, MA. The most powerful thing they learned from that weekend was “that God had a plan for our Sacrament of Matrimony and that we were important to the Church and to the … Continue reading Fred & Melodie Winters
Terry & Joan Donohue have been married 59 years. They made their original Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend in 1972 in Wappingers Falls north of New York City, where WWME weekends are still presented. Two years after making their weekend, the Donohues traveled to Australia along with Bill & Vivian Hudson, also of New York, to … Continue reading Terry & Joan Donohue
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