John Bosio

John Bosio is a former marriage and family therapist, director of religious education, and diocesan family life coordinator. He worked for 23 years in international human resources in various corporations.  He is a member of the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers.

He and his wife, Teri, are retired but remain active in parish and family ministry, serving parishes and dioceses around the country. The Bosios lead couples retreats and workshops on family ministry for deacons and priests. They wrote Joined by Grace, a marriage preparation program from Ave Maria Press. They produced two parish-based marriage enrichment programs: Six Dates for Catholic Couples and The Beatitudes: A Couple’s Path to Greater Joy. A third, Four Dates for Catholic Couples: The Virtues, is in production.

John earned his bachelor’s degree in sacred theology from Catholic University in Washington, DC, a master’s degree in theology from St. Paul’s College, also in Washington, and a master’s in education from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He was certified as a marriage and family therapist in 1977. He is the author of three books and a number of articles on marriage, including Why Get Married in the Church: The Lifelong Blessing of a Catholic Wedding. The Bosios live in in Nashville, Tennessee, and have two daughters and one grandchild.