Operate a dating service
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.e Harmony’s uniqueness and popularity are reflected in its approximately a month cost.While there are other general dating sites, and e Harmony are the most prominent.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.At the end of the questions, encourages you to post a picture of yourself to generate greater interest in your profile.
(Its already high number of users was increased in 2010 when it absorbed Yahoo!
To set up a profile on e Harmony, you take a personality questionnaire consisting of over 400 questions.
Your answers are analyzed by e Harmony’s “patented Compatibility Matching System” that uses personality traits to match individuals.
The limitation is that it’s up to you to indicate how important your faith is and what values you hold most important.
You must take the initiative in attending to those whose faith and morals seem compatible.
They supplement helping people find matches by providing articles and advice columns about the Catholic faith.