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“A lot of people ask, ‘What do you think are my chances? “I always encourage people, even though they’re older, to join and start looking.” David Nevarez, founder of Catholic Singles.com, based in California, told OSV that seniors aren’t looking for anything different than other members.
“However, they are more focused on companionship as a priority,” he said.
“So, I always encourage people to be open to whatever person God leads them to.” Widower Joel Berry, 57, lived in Montana when he met Donna, 56, a divorcee, from Oklahoma.
He had been a rancher, and she was a late-life college student who had settled into being a grandmother to her nine grandchildren.
“When I started Catholic Match.com, it never dawned on me to think about older people,” co-founder Brian Barcaro told Our Sunday Visitor.
More than 1,200 are older than 50, and some are in their 80s.“We saw that the dating sites weren’t all that great for Catholics, so we thought we’d give it a shot and build a better mousetrap.” Catholic has about 200,000 members — 10 percent are older than 60, and nearly 500 are in their 80s.They are widowed, late divorcees or never married, and 65 percent are female.Then she saw Buono on EWTN and signed up in April 2008.
He joined in November 2009 because, he said, “I wanted to meet a woman who was really Catholic and believed in our Church.” Three months later, he stopped at Donna’s profile when he was scrolling through listings and left her a message.“I couldn’t go meet 50 different women in 50 different places,” he said.