We shared a lot of things about our lives, and we shared our devotions to our Catholic faith.” He went to Oklahoma to meet her and her family and on a later visit, he proposed to her on bent knee in front of her daughters. They remained married members who answer questions.
“A lot of people ask, ‘What do you think are my chances? “I always encourage people, even though they’re older, to join and start looking.” David Nevarez, founder of Catholic Singles.com, based in California, told OSV that seniors aren’t looking for anything different than other members.
He had been a rancher, and she was a late-life college student who had settled into being a grandmother to her nine grandchildren.
Times have changed, and now the Internet is a significant [meeting place] for seniors.” Barcaro and a friend founded the service, based near Pittsburgh, Pa., with a third partner soon joining them.That’s because of the questions that prospective members answer, she said. The seniors, as well as any other age group, come to the site with really sincere and good intentions, and they feel safe and comfortable.They share their faith and life experiences and they go right to the heart of the matter.“I think people get locked into wanting to meet someone locally, and if you could do that, you wouldn’t need a website like ours,” Buono told OSV.“So, I always encourage people to be open to whatever person God leads them to.” Widower Joel Berry, 57, lived in Montana when he met Donna, 56, a divorcee, from Oklahoma.His first wife died in February 2010, and he told OSV, “Six months later, I knew that I would really be happier if I was married.” He saw an ad for Catholic in a church bulletin.