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Patrick and Christine

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Thank you for taking the time to look at our profile. Though we may not know each other, know that we are praying for you. No matter what decisions you make, we pray that God will lead and guide you and bring you comfort and peace. Should you choose us to parent your child, we promise to love him or her as our own. We also would love to keep you involved in his or her life, should you be open to doing so. Our child will always be at the center of our lives, and we promise to give him or her the best life we possibly can.

Facts About Our Family

Location:Chicago
*The location where the adoption agency’s office is.
State:Illinois
# of Pets:1
Pets:Dog named Rockne
Neighborhood: Suburban
Children:No Children

More About Our Family

We met in 2012 when Patrick's friend Joe (who was dating Christine's best friend Anita) introduced us. Our first date was on Christmas Day and we went to see Les Miserables at the local movie theater. Patrick proposed in May 2014 and we got married in May 2015. Anita was our Matron of Honor and Joe, her husband, was our Best Man. We love spending time together, but we have always wanted children in our lives. We have always been open to adoption, and after struggling with infertility for several years we decided it was time to take that step. We have always desired to be parents and we will love any child that joins our family through adoption as much as we would if we had given birth to him or her. We love our home. It is spacious and has a big backyard. Our neighborhood is safe and welcoming. Our community has a lot of parks and good schools. There are lots of activities for both children and adults. We are both Catholic and love our parish. We have a wonderful community there where we teach Religious Education on Sunday mornings and attend Mass every week. We love spending time with our family and friends! We recently started hosting Easter at our house, where we have an Easter egg hunt and crafts for the kids. Over the summer we have friends and family over for barbecues. In October our friends host a Halloween Party and Christine often makes our costumes. Every November we have a "Friendsgiving" with some of our closest friends, and then go to Christine's aunt's house on Thanksgiving. We then go to Patrick's parents' house the next day. We enjoy lighting our Advent wreath and decorating our Christmas Tree. On Christmas Eve, Christine's family comes over to her Mom's house. On Christmas Day we go to Patrick's parents' house and spend the day with them.

About Patrick

Profession:accountant
Education:Masters
Age:30

More About Patrick

Patrick would do anything for anyone. He is kind, generous, hard-working, and always puts other people first. He is an accountant and enjoys exercising, doing work around the house, and watching sports. He is also an excellent cook! Patrick was born in Cincinnati, Ohio but grew up in Oak Park, Illinois. He is the oldest of 3 boys. He received his Bachelor's degree from Notre Dame and his Master's degree from DePaul. Patrick has two brothers, Matthew and Ryan. Patrick's parents live nearby and we visit with them often. His brothers live in Pennsylvania but we see them a few times a year.

About Christine

Profession:assistant
Education:College
Age:29

More About Christine

Christine works at a Catholic Church in Chicago. She enjoys crafts, decorating, and running. She is friendly, joyful, and loves to help people. She is very nurturing by nature and has always dreamed of being a mom. Christine was born in Oak Park, but grew up in Oak Lawn. She is the oldest of 3 girls. She graduated from Marist High School and Bradley University. Christine has two sisters: Angela and Jessica. Christine's dad died of leukemia when she was 11 and her family is very close. Her mom and Jessica live nearby and Angela lives in Wisconsin with her husband Brandon.

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