Art and Laraine Bennett

Art Bennett is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia. He was also the co-founder of the Alpha Omega Clinics in Maryland and Virginia. Art has more than 30 years of experience in the mental health field and is a frequent speaker on marriage and family issues. Laraine Bennett has a master’s degree in philosophy and currently is Communications Manager for the National Council of Catholic Women.

Together, the Bennetts have co-authored five books: The Temperament God Gave You, The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse, The Temperament God Gave Your Kids, The Emotions God Gave You, and Tuned In: The Power of Pressing Pause and Listening. Laraine also wrote A Year of Grace: 365 Reflections for Caregivers.

They have lived in California and Germany and recently downsized to live in a 1940s townhome in Arlington. They have four adult children and three grandchildren.

Watch their talk from the 2019 GIVEN Forum!