HOUSTON, July 26, 2011 /Christian Newswire
/ -- The North American, United States and Canadian leadership teams for Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME) offered strong support and highly recommend the movie COURAGEOUS following a private screening of the film at a meeting of the North American Secretariat this past weekend.
The Secretariat is made up of leadership teams from across the United States and Canada and meets annually to give guidance and direction for WWME, the original marriage enrichment program.
The movie, COURAGEOUS, deals with a commitment to fatherhood and offers encouragement and insights into creating and building upon stronger marriages and families through fatherhood experiences.
"COURAGEOUS is a must see movie for all those who believe in a strong commitment to fatherhood and all the gifts and blessings that it offers," said Jose & Marilyn Garcia and Fr. Mitch Walters, the North American Secretariat Ecclesial Team.
"We were impressed with the film and highly recommend the viewing of COURAGEOUS to all those who see fatherhood as a dedicated vocation," said Scott & Karen Seaborn and Fr. Tom Griffith, SVD, the United States Ecclesial Team for Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
"Once you see the movie COURAGEOUS you will never forget the very special messages that the film offers. We look forward to spreading the word about this wonderful film, "added Eric & Lupita Goodwin and Fr. John Persaud, the WWME Canadian Ecclesial Team.
COURAGEOUS takes place in a small town in Georgia and follows the everyday lives of a group of young fathers as they deal with the trials and tribulations along with the rewards and gifts of fatherhood. The movie will debut on movie screens across both countries beginning Sept. 30, visit www.COURAGEOUSTheMovie.com
to see where the movie is opening and to view the trailer.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter has been offering weekend experiences for over 40 years and is considered the original faith-based marriage enrichment program. It is continually updated to keep abreast of changes in society, and now offers evening and half-day programs that are presented at parishes. The weekend program, traditionally presented as an overnight experience at a hotel or retreat center, can also be presented at the parish where the couples return to their homes in the evenings. WWME has a presence in over 90 countries, which makes it the largest pro-marriage movement in the world. In North America, the WWME programs are presented in English, Spanish, French, and Korean languages.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter offers married couples the opportunity to spend time together away from the busyness of the world to focus on each other. It offers tools for building and maintaining a strong, Christian marriage in today's world. To learn more about the Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekends online, go to www.wwme.org, or you can call 1-800-795-LOVE (English) and 1-800-599-AMOR (Spanish), or contact the WWME Office at (909) 863-9963.