Its perspective is expressed through its seven “Do you agree with the Catholic Church’s teaching on . .” questions that everyone must answer when they set up their profile.
(These questions focus on the Eucharist, premarital sex, contraception, life issues, papal infallibility, Mary, and holy orders.) These questions can be answered by agreeing, slightly agreeing, or not agreeing, and the answers are used to find matches. It seeks to bring together “like minded Catholic singles” and makes “you feel comfortable expressing yourself as both a Catholic and a single.” Catholicmingle has over 100,000 users.
They supplement helping people find matches by providing articles and advice columns about the Catholic faith.
Finally, they all charge around $20 a month, lower if you sign up for six months.
Members have discerned a vocation to sacramental marriage but have not yet found the right person.
Ave Maria Singles offers a slightly different payment plan: a one time fee of over $150 that allows permanent access to the site.
e Harmony’s uniqueness and popularity are reflected in its approximately $50 a month cost.
While there are other general dating sites, and e Harmony are the most prominent.
The United States has over 40 million people registered on over 1,500 online dating sites.
These numbers are a bit overwhelming, so it is helpful to go over sites that might be most useful to Catholics.
Catholicmatch and Catholicmingle are two of the more prominent sites.