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Maureen is the Pastoral Minister at Sacred Heart Parish in Sauk Rapids, MN. She holds a Master’s in Theology from St. John’s University and has an extensive background in teaching youth and adult faith formation.

Jim holds a Master of Divinity from St. John’s University and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology from St. Cloud State University. He is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Minnesota. He is the owner of the Center for Family Counseling, Inc. where he provides counseling. He also works as a Catholic coach at:

They have been married since 1995 and served on the three-year task force for St. Cloud Bishop John Kinney’s pastoral letter, Marriage in Christ: The Sacrament of Faithful, Lifelong Love (1999). Over the last decade, they have presented many workshops and retreats for couples, deacons and their wives, and ministers. They have both been part-time stay-at-home parents since 1999. They have recently co-authored a Catholic premarital inventory titled Fully Engaged: Growing Toward Lasting Fidelity. For more information, go to

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