Then in August, she saw Ray’s profile and sent him a message. They went dining and dancing, and he met her family.When they held hands at Mass, something great happened, they said, and before he left, they both said, “I love you.” “Jeanne and I came to the same conclusion,” Ray Bullock said.
Meanwhile, Leon, 64, is making friends on Catholic Match.com, and wants to find a woman who loves romance and who loves the Lord.
“When I started Catholic Match.com, it never dawned on me to think about older people,” co-founder Brian Barcaro told Our Sunday Visitor.
“That was 11 years ago, and very few people in their 60s and 70s were using the Internet, let alone a dating site.
“The Lord has blessed me well, and I have a nice circle of friends,” he said.
Wanted: “Someone close to my age, fairly good looking and Catholic.” Christina Newman says her short list of requirements for a prospective suitor sounds shallow to her now. She knew that someone who cared about her faith would share her values and outlook. For women, it has fallen to 72 percent from 87 percent. In 2008, she married Ernesto Monne of Los Angeles, after an engagement of almost three years. “I think because of the high divorce rate and number of broken families, there is a resurgence in people looking carefully at what makes a successful marriage.