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Catholic Life Coaches

Jeff Cortez

Claudia Cortez, ACC


Certified Catholic Marriage Coaches

Jeff and Claudia have been married for 31 years and live in the beautiful Hudson Valley. They have four beloved children, ages 10-27 years. They have been facilitating marriage and con-validation preparation events for the Family Life Office since 2014. Before then, they served as Worldwide Marriage Encounter leadership and presented weekends to couples in the Archdiocese of New York for almost a decade. They have appeared as guests on the SiriusXM Catholic Channel with Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and EWTN News in Depth, teach Theology of the Body for Teens as catechists, and are are very active members of their parish. Jeff serves as co-founder and leader of a multi-parish Catholic men’s group and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Jeff and Claudia’s experience with over 1000 couples, credentialed training in coaching and passion for the sacrament of marriage, make them uniquely qualified to assist couples in their journey towards achieving the fulfillment they long for in their relationship and beyond.


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