After 15 years in business, it has 3,000 marriages under its belt.“It’s unrealistic for a single Catholic to assume they can meet their future spouse within their local faith community,” said Ave Maria founder Anthony Buono.“When a couple gets married, they have unlimited choices for their reception, and, as a result, the couple [often] spends more time and money and concern over the party than the wedding Mass or preparing for the rest of their lives through the sacrament of marriage,” he said.“Is the answer to discourage or ban wedding receptions?In contrast to secular sites like OKCupid.com, which offers quizzes on sexual habits and histories, Catholic sites have questionnaires on user’s beliefs about contraception, confession, the Eucharist and papal infallibility.
Similar issues could arise on Catholic dating sites, said Christopher West, a Catholic author and speaker on John Paul II’s theology of the body.
Unlike the movies, which are designed to provide two hours of entertainment, meeting the right guy or girl is a completely different type of search,” Barcaro said.
He says technology is not to blame for such attitudes. sites are tools — just like Facebook, texting, email or television,” said Barcaro.
LOUIS — She was in her 30s, and eligible Catholic men seemed increasingly scarce.
He had been burned by one broken marriage that ended with an annulment, and, as he entered his 40s, he was hesitant to meet someone new. Louis area, but it took Catholic to bring Ann Campbell and Dan Clegg together in early 2004.