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Below are some of the contacts for Encourage chapters.  There are some groups that prefer not to be listed - please call the Courage Central Office at (212) 268-1010 or send an email to: NYCourage@aol.com for information on groups that may be in your area.

You may be interested in getting a group started in your area.  If so, see the instructions on the sidebar.

Arizona, Tempe:  Father John Bonavitacola, Pastor, & Father Johnrose Hayden, Senior Priest, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish (480) 344-5208

Arizona, Tucson: Fr. Alonzo M. Garcia (520) 623-6773

California, San Diego:  Fr. Richard Huston (858) 271-0207

Delaware, Wilmington:  Call Fr. John Spellman: (302) 463-4499, or call Martin and Sandra: (302) 563-5161 or send an Email to: spiritde@msn.com

Florida, Ft. Lauderdale:  Call Amedeo at (954) 778-2101,
Email:  ftlaudcourage@yahoo.com

Florida, Jacksonville: 
Call Fr. Ed Murphy (904) 359-0331 ext. 222
Email:  ewmurphy@windstream.net  Website:  www.courageofjacksonville.org

Florida, Tampa:  Please send Email:  tampaenc@yahoo.com for more information

Illinois, Chicago: Call Fr. Mike at 312-375-8225 or Email:  EnCourageChicago@aol.com

Indiana, Carmel:  Rev. Kevin Haines or Mrs. Verda Redman (317) 867-3213

Iowa, Des Moines: 
Deacon Pat Kirkman (515) 979-7231

Kansas, Wichita:  Sara Splichal, Diocesan Office of Family Life (316) 744-0167

Maine, Alfred: Shirley Sheehan (207) 324-4758, Email: sheehan@psouth.net

Maryland, Baltimore: Call Pat Phebus at (410) 433-1610 or (410) 547-5440  Chaplain: Fr. James Farmer (410) 366-4488

Massachusetts, Methuen: Doug (508) 685-5577                                          For Spiritual Direction, contact Fr. Albert Sylvia (978) 532-0272

Michigan, Detroit:  Fr. Daniel Jones, Email: encourage@aod.org, or care of the Archdiocesan Encourage contact line at (313) 237-4693

Michigan, Lansing:  Bob & Susan (517) 351-3315
~Monsignor Robert Lunsford serves as the Spiritual Director for EnCourage in the Lansing Diocese,  Email:  rdlunsford@comcast.net

Minnesota, Duluth: Dick Frost, Director of the Department of Family Life    (218) 724-9111 or Email dfrost@dioceseduluth.org                                   Spiritual Advisor: Fr. James Crossman (218) 728-9179

Minnesota, St. Cloud: Christine Codden (320) 252-472,
Email:  flrl@gw.stcdio.org

Minnesota, St. Paul/Minneapolis:  Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis
Contact:  Kathy Laird (651) 291-4438 or E-Mail:  lairdk@archspm.org

Missouri, St. Louis: Fr. Ralph Houlihan, S.J. (314) 633-2336

New Jersey, Metuchen: Ed and Jean Lyons (732) 248-9460

New Jersey, Cape May (Camden Diocese):  Fr. Gerald Dolan at (609) 884-2955 or (609) 884-5311 ext. 104

New York, Buffalo:  Fr. George Kerwin, OMI (716) 885-3767

Ohio, Columbus: Call Fr. Klee at (740) 355-3196 or Email:  frjoeklee@catholicexchange.com or call Mary Louise Speicher at (614) 436-8676

Oklahoma, Tulsa: Contact Encourage in the Diocese of Tulsa by calling     (918) 585-8167; or by mail to Tulsa Encourage, P.O. Box 6429, Tulsa, OK 74148; or by leaving a message at the Courage phone number (918) 313-0874, or by Email: TulsaCourage@yahoo.com

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia: (215) 587-4505 or (215) 660-9002

Pennsylvania, Scranton: Call Fr. Mark Fisher (570) 961-1205

Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth: Call Fr. Mark Seitz at (972) 934-8388 or send
Email:  DFWEncourage@hotmail.com  

Vermont, Fairfield: Fr. Peter Williams, Email: frpeter6@together.net, OR        Write: PO Box 18, Fairfield, Vermont 05455

Washington DC:  Rev. Thomas Morrow (301) 946-3636, ext. 4

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