Looking for Love in All the Right Places

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I have a lot of single friends. Sometimes, I play the “matchmaker” game in my head, shifting their Facebook photos mentally into lines and then pairing them with other, seemingly compatible friends. Since I’m a wimp, I hesitate to go the extra step of actually introducing them to one another. Unlike one of my sisters who I credit with actually arranging a successful marriage via an introduction between two friends, I’m a “fix up failure”.

Thank goodness for the good folks at CatholicMatch.com. I’ve met a few members of their team personally, and have also heard tons of “success stories” about couples who met either through their services or over at Ave Maria Singles. As someone who has been married for almost 27 years, I can attest to the importance of finding a spouse who is not only a soulmate, but who also shares your soul’s ultimate goal.

My friend Robyn Lee now shares her gifts as editor over at CatholicMatch.com and wrote me yesterday to share a free resource they now have available on their website. Catholics are Meeting their Spouses Online. What about You? An Easy Guide to Online Dating is a free resource you can download for your own personal use. But wait… there’s more! If your organization, church, or group would like permission to reprint this booklet or to order printed copies, you can call 888-267-8885.

Today, I’d love to hear your stories of how you met your significant other in the comments. And if you’re a reader here and are single and motivated to find your soulmate, please let me know what advice you might give to a married friend like me who has “fix up fantasies” but always chickens out in the end. I’ll start the fun by sharing how I met my husband in

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About Lisa M. Hendey

Lisa Hendey is the founder and webmaster of CatholicMom.com and the author of The Grace of YesA Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. Lisa writes for several online and print publications, enjoys speaking around the country and is a frequent television and radio guest and host. Visit her at LisaHendey.com and connect with her at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.