Controlled Separation, Elsie: Associate Director and Coordinator of Divorce and Annulment Support Ministries and Stepfamily Ministry John:
Elsie is an administrator for the Family Bridges Marriage Strengthening Project, part of the Healthy Marriage Initiative grant that was awarded in 2006 to provide education to singles, couples, and families. Elsie is a frequent speaker on topics related to relationship, marriage, and family. She is trained in mediation, divorce prevention, divorce healing, marriage preparation, the annulment process, FOCCUS, stepfamily dynamics, and is a co-host of Catholic Families Today, our monthly radio show. Growing up on the south side of Chicago as the eldest in a family of ten children, she likes to be in charge. Elsie graduated from Academy of Our Lady High School, earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and her master’s from St. Xavier University. Elsie and her husband John are a remarried couple.