About Office for Family Life

General Description

The Office for Family Life fosters a family perspective in Church and society that promotes ministry to, with, by, and for families in all stages. The Office supports marriage formation and pastoral care to advance the missionary discipleship of the Domestic Church in the Diocese of Orange.

Who we Serve

  • Members of the Diocese community
  • All in the broader community in Orange County

What we Provide

Resources and Training for

  • Marriage & Family Formation
    • Marriage formation for engaged couples
    • Marriage enrichment & renewal
    • Natural Family Planning
    • Adoption & foster care
    • Family spirituality & faith
  • Pastoral Care Ministries
    • Divorced, separated & widowed
    • Domestic Violence
    • Grief & bereavement
      • Reproductive & perinatal loss
      • Hope & Healing After Abortion*
    • Caring for the Whole Person*
      • Mental health ministry
      • Ministry to the Sick & Homebound
      • Caregiving


Linda Ji


Rebecca Freeman

Pastoral Care Ministry Coordinator

Monica Ruiz

Administrative Assistant