Director of Marriage & Family Life
Mary-Rose Verret is a Marriage Educator and Certified Natural Family Planning Instructor in the SymptoPro Method. She is a certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator and Instructor. Mary-Rose is currently the Director of Marriage and Family Life at St. Joseph Parish in Cecilia, LA. She has worked over eight years in Marriage Ministry for the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana and is currently at St. Joseph Church.
During this time she has personally worked with hundreds of engaged and married couples, both one-on-one and in a conference setting. Mary-Rose speaks locally and nationally on the science and theology behind NFP, the science and history of birth control, and how to preach on NFP with clarity and compassion.
Mary-Rose has been interviewed by local media on the Catholic Church's teaching on Health Care Reform and numerous Marriage and Family Life issues. She and her husband Ryan have appeared on EWTN's Life on the Rock.
Mary-Rose and her husband Ryan have three beautiful children, Azelie, Andre and Melodie. Both Mary-Rose and Ryan are passionate about sharing the joys of marriage and family life with couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage.