Courage Chapter Listings: United States A - L
Group Leaders: Please e-mail changes to the Courage Central Office.

ARIZONA

Arizona, Tempe - Father John Bonavitacola, 
Pastor - Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish (480) 344-5208

Arizona, Phoenix
Fr. John Greb, Priest Director
(480) 775-5200
E-mail: frgreb@diocesephoenix.org

ARKANSAS

Arkansas, Little Rock
Fr. James Melnick
(501) 327-6568
Email: jmelnick@sjparish.org

CALIFORNIA

California, East Palo Alto
- Fr. Lawrence Goode (650) 322-2152

California, Fallbrook - Contact Paul (760) 723-0464 OR
Email: paul0819@aol.com

California, Los Angeles
Fr. Edward Benioff
CourageCA.LosAngeles@gmail.com

California, Oakland Diocese
Mike or Fr. John Diereen
Email: CourageEB24@gmail.com
Fr. Francisco Figueroa (Spanish speaking) Email: CourageEB24@gmail.com

California, Orange County (Costa Mesa)  Fr. Enrique J. Sera
Email: CourageCA.OC@gmail.com

California, Sacramento
John (Moderator) (916) 838-3851
Email: sacraman@att.net 
Fr. Art Wehr, S.J. (916) 482-9666 ext. 215
Email: awehr@calprov.org *For Spiritual Direction

California, San Diego - Fr. Richard Huston,  (858) 271-0207

California, San Francisco - Fr. Mark Taheny (415) 461-0704
OR Fr. Anselm Ramelow, O.P.
(415) 567-7824
aramelow@dspt.edu

San Francisco Bay Area: Confidential Courage Hotline – (650) 450-2286

California, San Jose
George (650) 450-2286
Email: grc1254@sbcglobal.net

California, Santa Rosa - John Collins
(707) 566-3393
Email: jtco5@aol.com

COLORADO

Colorado, Denver - Fr. Dan Norick
(720) 434-2638
Email: dnorick@gmail.com

Colorado Springs
Fr. Larry Brennan, (719) 481-3511
Fr. Mark Zacker, (719) 633-1457
Email: courage@diocs.org

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut, Diocese of Bridgeport
Fr. Paul Check - (203) 803-1564
Email:
courage@diobpt.org
Please note: There are separate groups for men and women.

Connecticut, Archdiocese of Hartford
Deacon Robert Pallotti, Director of Permanent Diaconate - (860) 761-7445
Email:
deaconofc@aol.com

Connecticut, Diocese of Norwich
Contact: Fr. Victor Chaker
(860) 889-8346 ext. 283
Email: couragenorwich@gmail.com

DELAWARE

Delaware, Wilmington - Fr. John Spellman, Chaplain (302) 463-4499

FLORIDA

Florida, Fort Lauderdale - Call Fr. Curtis Kiddy (305) 652-3624
Email: ftlaudcourage@yahoo.com

Florida, Fort Myers - Fr. Tom Palko, OSFS (239) 910-0189
Email: TPALKO047@comcast.net

Florida, Jacksonville - Call Fr. Ed Murphy
(904) 359-0331 ext. 3
Email: ewmurphy59@gmail.com
Website: http://www.courageofjacksonville.com

Florida, Miami - Call Amedeo
(954) 778-2101
Email: ftlaudcourage@yahoo.com

Florida, Tallahassee - Please call Frank (850) 728-4426
Email: couragetallahassee@yahoo.com

Florida, St. Petersburg - Sabrina Burton, Director of Life Ministries: (727) 344-1611

Florida, Stuart - Call Fr. Noel McGrath
772-287-1917 ext.121.

GEORGIA

Georgia, Atlanta - John (404) 202-8421
David (678) 549-5402
Email: CourageATL@comcast.net
Web: www.CourageAtlanta.com

Georgia, Atlanta (Women's Group)
Email: AtlWomenofCourage@gmail.com
http://atlantawomenofcourage.webstarts.com/

ILLINOIS

Illinois, Chicago - Fr. Charlie Becker
(815) 385-1575
Email: couragechicago@yahoo.com
Note: In addition to meeting in Chicago, Courage also meets in the Northwest Suburbs.

Illinois, Chicago - ESPANOL
Contact: Juan 
Email: oradorloco@aol.com

INDIANA

Indiana, Bloomington - Fr. Stan Drongowski (812) 327-5696
Email: courage@hoosiercatholic.org

Indiana, Fort Wayne
Fr. Daniel Whelan
(available for spiritual direction)
(260) 438-4546
Email: frdanw@gmail.com 
Fr. Andrew Budzinski
(202) 489-3537 ext 203
frandrew@saintv.org
 
Indiana, Indianapolis - Deacon Steve Hodges (317) 439-8089
Email: IndyCourage@yahoo.com

Indiana, Noblesville
Fr. Adam Mauman
(317) 773-4275

Indiana, South Bend
Fr. Raphael Mary Salzillo, OP
(Graduate student at the University of Notre Dame)
Email: raphaelmary@alumni.caltech.edu

IOWA
Courage goes by the name "Valor" in Iowa

Iowa, Des Moines - Deacon Pat Kirkman
Email: pkck1970@aol.com
Please place the word "Valor" in the subject line or the e-mail may be missed.

Iowa, Waterloo
- Fr. Jerry Kopacek
(319) 233-8060

KANSAS

Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
Fr. John Riley
To attend a meeting: 913-428-9893
Other inquiries contact: Bill Scholl
(913) 647-0317
Email: socialjustice@archkck.org

Diocese of Wichita (Kansas)
Father Ken VanHaverbeke
(316) 744-0167
kvanhaverbeke@slcwichita.org

KENTUCKY

Kentucky, Louisville - Jim (502) 368-5944
Fr. Matthew Hardesty (502 )314-4131
Email: matthardesty@hotmail.com
Deacon Stephen Bowling
(502) 396-4097
Email: deaconstephenbowling@gmail.com

LOUISIANA

Louisiana, Lafayette - Fr. Donavan Labbe 
Call (337) 232-0074
Email: lafayettecourage@yahoo.com
 
Louisiana, Colfax (Diocese of Alexandria)
Contact Fr. Harold Imamshah
Email: frharold12@gmail.com
Please give only a first name and telephone number for confidential enquiries or telephone counseling and/or spiritual direction.

Louisiana, New Orleans
Very Rev. Jose I. Lavastida, S.T.D., Pastor
(504) 717-7912
Email: pastor@bfs.nocoxmail.com

Group Leaders: Please e-mail changes to the Courage Central Office.



 

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