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In Memory of Eog Cheong Choe

Eog Cheong Choe was born on January 8, 1954 in South Korea to Hak Jun Choe and Kim Sun Son. He earned a degree in Philosophy from Soong Shil University in 1980 and graduated from the Unification Theological Seminary in 1989.

In Memory of Daniel Vianale

Daniel was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 29, 1945 to an Irish/English mother Helen Wilkinson and Belmondo Vianale, an Italian father, as the first of 5 sons. His DNA profile shows large Northern European ancestry, even just 48% Southern European.

In Memory of Kathaleen Sato

Kathaleen Theresa Sato, a dedicated daughter of God and Kingdom builder was born in Scotia Hospital in Scotia, California on August 19, 1950 to William Meredith Heney (Bill) and Bonita Mae Heney (Bonnie). She attended the Methodist Church in Fortuna, California where she grew up. She was active in clubs…

In Memory of Naoko Hillier

Naoko Hillier, beloved wife of Gary Hillier and mother of Kanariya Hillier, ascended to the spiritual world around 9:00 AM on September 24, 2020.

In Memory of Masaki Momose

His name was Masaki Momose and he was the baby of our family. As the youngest of us and the only boy in our Asian household, there was no way he wouldn’t be considered the baby in the family. No matter how old he got, this stayed an incontrovertible fact.…

In Memory of Satoshi Yabuki

Satoshi Yabuki was born in Manhattan, New York on July 29, 2005. He is the third child and second son of Tetsuyoshi and Mitsuyo Yabuki, who received the Marriage Blessing in 1989 as part of the 1275 Couples Blessing. Satoshi was diagnosed with prune belly syndrome when he was born…

In Memory of Marty Scroggins

Marty M. Scroggins was born in Chicago, Illinois. Marty was raised by his grandmother, Almeta Anderson, and his step-grandfather. He spent his childhood in Atlanta, where Marty met the Unification Church in 1977.

In Memory of George Glass

George F. Glass ascended to the spirit world on June 18, 2020 at 2:45 PM after a brief but aggressive battle with leukemia. He received the Blessing in the 1800 Couples Blessing and was a leader in setting the worldwide foundation of the Unification movement in the 1970s and 1980s.…

In Memory of Henry Masters

Our beloved brother Henry Masters ascended to the spirit world on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the age of 93. He leaves behind his wife Avril, three children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

In Memory of Clint Woods

Clinton John Woods was born January 14, 1955 to Rex and Jean Woods in Great Falls, Montana. He grew up with his two sisters, Becky and Sandra, and his two brothers, Rex and Kyle. His parents were homesteaders in the nearby town of Simms, Montana, where Clint spent most of…

In Memory of Thomas Todd

Thomas R. Todd was born to Grace Todd and Jimmy Ray Everidge in Santa Monica, California on September 16, 1955. As the first born, he helped his mother raised five siblings and cared for her up until the final days of his life.

Prayer Request for James Stewart

After doing well with Chemotherapy and Radiation treatments for Cancer of the Esophagus, Pastor Stewart will have a 12-hour operation, an Esophagectomy, beginning at 7:30 AM on June 1, 2020.

In Memory of Phillip McCracken

John McCracken was born in Witchita, Kansas. Received his Bachelor's degree in Forestry from UC Berkeley. He fought in the Vietnam War.

In Memory of Sachiko Cowan

Born September 1, 1959 in Tokyo, Japan and raised in Chiba, Japan, Sachiko met the Unification Movement when she was 18 years old. She dedicated her life to God and True Parents and maintained her commitment of service to the providential missions for over 40 years. On April 22, 2020,…

In Memory of Dennis Tirotta

Dennis was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and a great citizen of our community. He is survived by his sons Oliver and Joshua, and his wife Maria. He loved our True Parents and fulfilled his missions to the best of his abilities. A true friend to many brothers and…

In Memory of Yuko Iwasaki

Yuko Iwasaki ( Ichikawa) was born on August 28, 1966 in Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan as the first child of Kiyokatu & Teiko Ichikawa. She has two younger sisters.

In Memory of Manolito Uy

Manolito Uy was born on August 28, 1962 in Manticao, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. He married Jeanette G. Rivera, the love of his life, in 1990. Then on August 25, 1995, they received the Marriage Blessing with 360,000 couples officiated by our True Parents.

In Memory of Yukiko Washino

Yukiko started feeling unwell on March 31, 2020, before finally feeling better two days later. On Thursday, April 2, she woke up at 6:30 AM to prepare breakfast. At 6:40 AM her husband spoke to her briefly and left the kitchen. When he returned at 7:00 AM, her husband found…

In Memory of Nathaniel Stewart

Nathaniel Stewart was born December 1, 1953 to the Rev. Babers and Doretha Stewart in Centreville, MS. On Saturday, January 11, 2020, Nathaniel departed this life at UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco CA.

In Memory of Theophilus Chibuisi

Theophilus Chibuisi was born on January 25, 1961 in Nigeria. He passed away from a stroke on March 5, 2020. He is survived by his only son, Tobe.

In Memory of Rosa Monroy

After she came to USA, she had a lot of difficult times, but God gave her a daughter, Elaine. While she was raising Elaine by herself, she met Mrs Sandra Felberbauer, her spiritual mother and joined the church in 1981.With her daughter, Rosa was going to NJ church everyday, did…

In Memory of Charles Connelly

Charles “Chuck” Connelly was born to Gerard and Marie in Peterborough, Ontario Canada. Raised Catholic, he always had a generous, compassionate heart.

18th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing in 2002

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on March 16, 2002!

8th Anniversary of the 2012 Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents on March 24, 2012! The Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony on March 24, 2012 held great significance. With it, True Father was able to open the gates…

5th Anniversary of the 2015 Foundation Day Blessing

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on March 3, 2015 at the Foundation Day Blessing!

In Memory of Mariko Hosokawa

Mariko Hosokawa (Abe) was born on July 1, 1947 in Kamo City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan as the second child of Shozo Abe and Kimi Abe, and grew up in Gunma Prefecture.

Prayer Request for Naoko Hillier

Naoko Hillier was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer last May and is currently in Westchester Medical Center in Westchester County, New York. She has become very weak as she has not been able to eat or take even liquid nutrition for a significant period. But we have some hope as…

21st Anniversary of the 360 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 7, 1999

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 360 million Couples Blessing in 1999. True Parents blessed couples on a mass level during the 1990s. This was referred to as the “globalization” of the Holy Marriage Blessing and focused largely on previously married…

45th Anniversary of the 1800 Couples Blessing • Feb. 8, 1975

We want to wish a happy 44th anniversary to the 1800 Couples of the 1975 Holy Marriage Blessing! On February 8, 1975, our True Parents officiated over the historic 1800 Couples’ Marriage Blessing Ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. Participants of this Blessing had a special mission to serve the world, and…

20th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 13, 2000

We would like to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 13, 2000.

18th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 16, 2002

We would like to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing in 2002! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 16, 2002.

4th Anniversary of the 2016 Foundation Day Blessing • Feb. 20, 2016

We want to wish a happy anniversary to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 20, 2016! To read more about the special day, read here.

43rd Anniversary of the 74 Couples Blessing • Feb. 21, 1977

We want to wish a very happy anniversary to the 74 couples of the 1977 Holy Marriage Blessing! On February 21, 1977, True Parents officiated at the largest Holy Marriage Blessing ceremony yet held outside Korea. Seventy-four couples from eleven nations took part in the ceremony, which was conducted in…

13th Anniversary of the Cross-Cultural Blessing in the Sacred Reign of Peace • Feb. 22, 2007

Congratulations to all those who participated in the Cross-Cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace 12 years ago! February 22, 2007 The Cross-Cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace On February 22, 2007, the Cross-cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace for the Realization of…

52nd Anniversary of the 430 Couples Blessing • Feb. 22, 1968

We want to wish a happy anniversary to the 430 Couples of the 1968 Holy Marriage Blessing! The 430 Couple Blessing was held at the Seoul Civic Center on February 22, 1968. According to True Father, the Blessing of 430 Couples represents the establishment of national indemnity. In the 4,300th…

In Memory of Debra Grodner

Debra VanderMeer was born in Muskegon, Michigan on November 6,1952. At the age of 9 with her younger brother, Gary, the family moved to La Habra, California following their pastor’s new position as the assistant to the late Robert Shueler Sr. She attended Fullerton Jr. College, as well as school…

Prayer Request for Ho-Dong Herremanns

Ho Dong Herremanns, 29 years old, was in a car accident in New Mexico on Januar 6, 2020 and is now at the University of NM Hospital. He was a passenger in the car when it crashed and he was ejected. There are many fractured bones and head injuries. Doctors…

In Memory of Mario Ferrario

Mr. Mario Ferrario, 83, of Buckeystown, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. He was born in Milan, Italy on June 7, 1936 to parents Carlo Ferrario and Maria Bistoletti. He was the husband of Luciana Migliorini. In addition to his wife he is survived by his four daughters,…

Prayer Request for Joseph Healy

Please pray for our brother Joseph Healy, who has been struggling with Leukemia and weakened immune system for the last two years. Several days ago, Joe was rushed back into ICU at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Baltimore area of Maryland. His family is with him.

15th Anniversary of the 123 Couples Blessing Ceremony

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 123 Couples Blessing on December 26, 2004!

14th Anniversary of the International Inter-Cultural Blessing for World Peace

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the International Inter-Cultural Blessing for World Peace on December 29, 2005!

In Memory of Robert Standard

Robert was born in West Los Angeles, CA to Louis and Dorothy Standard. His two brothers Joel and Gary Standard were with him the day before he passed. Robert attended UC Berkeley,and Hasting and Georgetown Law Schools passing the Bar in both California and Washington D.C. Later he graduated from…

In Memory of Itsuko Bodzewski

Itsuko was born on August 10, 1954 in Kagoshima, Japan. She was the oldest of four sisters. Itsuko’s mother passed away from Tuberculosis when she was 10 years old and she took the responsibility of caring for her younger sisters. Throughout their lives, Itsuko’s sisters always loved and appreciated her…

UPDATE: Prayer Request for Itsuko Bodzewski

It deeply saddens our hearts to inform all of you that Itsuko has been diagnosed with a degenerative brain disorder called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). CJD is a terminal illness and Itsuko has been losing…

In Memory of Craig Gaarder

Craig was born on July 25, 1948, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Dolores Escudero and Alfred Bruce Gaarder. He earned a degree from the University of Virginia in 1972, where he ran track and field.

In Memory of Eiko Bihary

Eiko Hoshino Bihary was born July 28, 1952 in Gunma-Prefecture, Japan. She joined the Unification Church in 1973 and in the following spring she came to America to work with the IOWC (International One World Crusade). She served True Parents in several missions, including the Yankee Stadium and Washington Monument…

In Memory of Keizo Jumonji

Keizo Jumonji was born and grew up in Kindaichi, Japan as the third son to Goro and Kyoko Jumonji. In 1970 he graduated from Fukuoka Tech High School, where he was Captain of their Tennis Team. After graduation Jumonji-san worked for 12 years as a machinist for Nissan Corp. in…

In Memory of Paul Tobkin

Paul is the second child of his parents Magliore and Dorothy (Grismer) Tobkin and was born on January 24, 1950. His family worked the farm, and as the family grew the children had to do their chores: milking cows, watching over the younger ones and helping mom with housework.

31st Anniversary of the 6500 Couples Blessing | Oct. 30, 1988

Congratulations to the 6500 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on October 30, 1988! 6,500 Couples Holy Marriage Blessing Unites Korean and Japanese in Marriage October 30, 1988 On October 30th, 1988, True Parents blessed in marriage 6,516 couples in a Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony conducted in…

9th Anniversary of the 10.10.10 Cosmic Blessing Ceremony | Oct. 10, 2010

Congratulations to the 10.10.10 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on October 10, 2010! On October 10, 2010, they extended the previous year’s Holy Marriage Blessing in conducting the “10.14 Blessing Ceremony Based on the Completion of the Settlement of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and…

37th & 10th Blessing Anniversaries | October 14, 1982 & 2009

We would like to congratulate the 6000 couples of the 1982 Marriage Blessing who are celebrating their 37th anniversary and the couples of the 2009 Cosmic Blessing who are celebrating their 10th anniversary. Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on Oct. 14, 1982…

49th Anniversary of the 777 Couples Blessing | October 21, 1970

"You, the 777 Couples, are worthy of our pride. Thus, you should stand at the forefront as we enter the 1980s and take pride in bequeathing our tradition to all families. Who among you will assume such a position? By doing so, you will reach out to the world. You…

In Memory of Bruce Johnson

Bruce Edward Johnson was born on April 19, 1960 in New Haven, Connecticut as the first son of Anne Morgan Johnson and Frank Wheeler Johnson. Bruce and his two younger brothers, Donald and Kenneth, were all raised in Milford, Connecticut. After he graduated high school, Bruce moved to Boston to study…

In Memory of Kent Johnston

Kent was born on April 14, 1954 in New York City to parents Irene Graham and Thomas Johnston. They lived together in Toronto, Canada and later San Francisco, where he met and joined the Unification Movement.

In Memory of Brian Goldstein

Brian joined the Unification Church on July 21, 1978 in London. Soon after, while on an actionizing team in Sheffield, he had a spiritual experience.  A vision of his mother in a beautiful garden appeared above him in the night sky.  Brian asked her how she got there.  He was…

2nd Anniversary of the 2017 Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing

Congratulations to the couples who received the Marriage Blessing at the 2017 Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing!

In Memory of Yasuji Maruyama

Yasuji Maruyama was born in the town of Ichiki-Cho of the Hioki-gun district in Kagoshima Japan. He was the youngest son of Tsugio and Fumie Maruyama, he has five sisters and one brother living in Japan.

27th & 24th Anniversaries of the 30,000 & 360,000 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 30,000 couples and 360,000 couples who received the Marriage Blessing on August 25, 1992 and 1995.

In Memory of Mrs. Gil Ja Sa Eu

Mrs. Eu was born on September 3, 1933 (by the lunar calendar). She was born in Ham Hong in North Ham Gyeong, and was the eldest daughter of Sa Gyeong Yuk and Yu Cheong Ja. She has two brothers and one sister.

In Memory of Bill Flowers

Our brother, Bill Flowers, passed into the spirit world on August 5, 2019. He was doing one of his favorite activities—hiking. There was an intense search to find him when he did not show up to pick up his daughter from school. He was found by another hiker. The temperature…

In Memory of Hiroshi Hosokawa

Hiroshi Hosokawa was born on April 11, 1951 in Mutsu City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. The second son of six children to Kanjiro and Yoshie Hosokawa, he attended elementary, middle and high school in his hometown before gaining employment at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Kanagawa Prefecture.

In Memory of Linda Haibara

Linda Colleen (Poore) Haibara, age 64, ascended to the spirit world on July 31, 2019 after a valiant and brave battle against cancer. Linda was born to Ernest and Dorothy Poore in Perham, Minnesota on November 30, 1954 and graduated from PHS in 1972. She returned to Perham ten years…

In Memory of Jessica Graml

Jessica Bo Yeon Graml was born in Varese, Italy on September 17, 1985 to Roberto and Jayne Turconi. Her middle name Bo Yeon means “Precious Gift of God”. Her early life was in the New Yorker Hotel on the 29th floor while her parents had missions in International Religious Foundation…

56th Anniversary of the 124 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 124 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 24, 1963.

17th Anniversary of the 5th Phase of 400 Million Couples Blessing

Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 26, 2002!

16th Anniversary of the 4th Phase of 400 Million Couples Blessing

Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on July 13, 2003!

In Memory of Teddy Verheyen

Theodorus “Teddy” Verheyen was introduced to our movement, then called the Unified Family in Los Angeles, CA by Doris Walder (Orme) in 1963. Doris and Orah Schoon (Pope) were pioneering a center in Los Angeles, sent there by Miss Young Oon Kim. It seems Teddy was one of the earliest,…

In Memory of Dennis Williams

Dennis Thomas Williams was born August 22, 1925 in Washington, D.C.

In Memory of Keith Cooperrider

On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 2:00 AM our wonderful brother and friend Keith Cooperrider made his transition to the spirit world. He was surrounded by his wife and children Caner (40), Kensy (38 by video) and Kara (32). He has two grandchildren Ash (6) and Owen (3).

In Memory of Toshio Nishida

Toshio Nishida was born in the small town of Shinjyo, Japan, on August 28, 1952. He grew up in a warm extended family with many aunts and uncles and a younger sister and brother. Starting at a young age, he was a very active person. He was on the gymnastics…

In Memory of Cecilia Souza

Cecilia Sawaguchi Souza was born on November 7, 1961 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The second of three sisters, she joined the Unification Movement in 1977 at 16 years old. Cecilia came to the United States as a volunteer in 1986 and fundraised around the country. In 1990, She moved to…

In Memory of Leroy Christian

Tony was born to Leroy and Rosa Christian on February 4th, 1965 in Richmond, Virginia.

In Memory of Kim Roth

Kim Roth was born in Orange, New South Wales, Australia. He was educated in Sydney, attending the National Art School and Julian Ashton Art School. He ascended on May 20, 2019. Kim is survived by his wife, Cheryl; their three children, Alan, Jasmine, and Eric; and his sister Tracy DeGeer.

In Memory of Calvin Johnson

Calvin Sumowah Johnson was born to Flomo Johnson and Yamah Sumo at the Curran Lutheran Hospital in Lofa County, Liberia on January 6, 1968. As the first born child and male to the family, his close family and friends called him Oldman. He has one younger sister, Niway (pronounced Nahway).

In Memory of Akifumi Otani

Akifumi Otani, a 777 couple, who has been an adviser of the Unification Thought Institute of Japan ascended on April 18, 2019 at 76 years old.

17th Anniversary of the 144,000 Clergy Couples Blessing • April 27, 2002

Congratulations to the 144,000 clergy couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 27, 2002!

In Memory of Ronald Pine

Ronald “Ron” Pine ascended to the Spirit World on April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday). He was born in Stockton, California, as the youngest of three children to Leslie and Nettie “Marie” Pine. During Ron’s early childhood, his mother received a spiritual experience of an Asian man appearing before her, wearing…

15th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • April 26, 2004

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 26, 2004!

33rd Anniversary of the 118 Couples Blessing

Congratulations to the 118 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on May 21, 1978! On May 21, 1978, in London, True Father with Ye Jin Moon (representing True Mother) Blessed 118 couples in holy matrimony. Of the 118 couples, 106 were international; only 12 couples were matched…

59th Anniversary of the 3 Couples Blessing • April 16, 1960

On April 16, 1960, five days after True Parents’ Blessing, the Three Couple Blessing was held at Chung Pa Dong, the original church headquarters in Seoul, Korea. On April 16, 1960 at 10:00 AM,…

33rd Anniversary of the 36 Couples Blessing for Second Generation • April 12, 1986

Congratulations to the 32 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 12, 1968 in Seoul, Korea!

30th Anniversary of the 42 & 138 Couples Blessing • April 7, 1989

Congratulations to the 42 and 138 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 7, 1989 in New York!

27th Anniversary of the 1265 Couples Blessing • April 10, 1992

Congratulations to the 42 and 138 couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True Parents on April 10, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea! On April 10, 1992, forty-two Muslim couples took part in the 1,265 Previously Married Couples’ Holy Blessing in Seoul, South Korea. Their Blessing was the culmination of…

7th Anniversary of the 2012 Blessing Ceremony in the Era of Liberation of True Parents • March 24

The Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony on March 24, 2012 held great significance. With it, True Father was able to open the gates of victory, liberation and completion of the True Parents of Heaven, Earth…

In Memory of Doris Crompton

Doris Fritsch Crompton was born August 5, 1955, in Hilsenheim, a village on the Alsatian countryside. The oldest of three children, Doris expressed a precocious spiritual sensitivity and dreamed of being a nun. She excelled at languages and mathematics and left high school with excellent marks. She began her studies…

17th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing in 2002 • March 16

Congratulations to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 16, 2002!

In Memory of Cathy Omori

Cathy Omori was born on December 22, 1948 in the small town of New Haven, Kentucky, as the second daughter among six brothers and three sisters of father Joseph Williamson and mother Nancy Williamson. She was growing healthy, but at age 11, she was diagnosed with cerebral meningitis, and doctors…

12th Anniversary of the Cross-Cultural Blessing in the Sacred Reign of Peace • Feb. 22, 2007

Congratulations to all those who participated in the Cross-Cultural Marriage Blessing Ceremony in the Sacred Reign of Peace 11 years ago!

51st Anniversary of the 430 Couples Blessing • Feb. 22, 1968

The 430 Couple Blessing was held at the Seoul Civic Center on February 22, 1968. According to True Father, the Blessing of 430 Couples represents the establishment of national indemnity. In the 4,300th year of Korean history, True Father blessed the 430 Couples. It also represents the number of years…

42nd Anniversary of the 74 Couples Blessing • Feb. 21, 1977

On February 21, 1977, True Parents officiated at the largest Holy Marriage Blessing ceremony yet held outside Korea. Seventy-four couples from eleven nations took part in the ceremony, which was conducted in the Terrace Room of the World Mission Center (New Yorker Hotel) in New York. True Parents previously had…

3rd Anniversary of the 2016 Foundation Day Blessing • Feb. 20, 2016

We want to wish a happy 3rd anniversary to the couples that received the Marriage Blessing on February 20, 2016!

17th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 16, 2002

We would like to celebrate the 17th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing in 2002! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 16, 2002.

In Memory of Judy Skarsten

Judy Ann Skarsten (Scott) was born near Dallas, Texas in 1942. Her young parents soon moved to California, when she was about three years old. From a young age, Judy took on a lot of responsibility taking care of her younger sisters, Jackie and Janie while her mother was working.…

19th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 13, 2000

We would like to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the 400 million couples Blessing! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents on February 13, 2000.

44th Anniversary of the 1800 Couples Blessing • Feb. 8, 1975

We want to wish a happy 44th anniversary to the 1800 Couples of the 1975 Holy Marriage Blessing!

20th Anniversary of the 360 Million Couples Blessing • Feb. 7, 1999

Congratulations to the couples that received the Holy Marriage Blessing from True Parents at the 360 million Couples Blessing in 1999. True Parents blessed couples on a mass level during the 1990s. This was referred to as the “globalization” of the Holy Marriage Blessing and focused largely on previously married…

In Memory of Michael Escobar

Michael Akira Escobar Iwasaki was born in Newark, New Jersey on July 29, 1999. He was the second son of Humberto and Makiko Escobar, who received the Marriage Blessing in 1992 as part of…

In Memory of Treven Woolery

Treven is the third child and second son of Steve and Mie Woolery. When he was three years old, he was diagnosed with autism. He was very active and liked swimming, swinging, and jumping on the trampoline. He was very affectionate and had a sweet personality. In his life, so many…

18th Anniversary of the 400 Million Couples Blessing on Jan. 27, 2001

We would like to wish a happy 18th anniversary to the 400 million couples that received the Marriage Blessing on January 27, 2001! Congratulations to all the couples that received the Marriage Blessing from True…