Archive for ‘Learning To Say I Do’
Sara and Justin have finally found a house they like. Will their offer be accepted? They’re both anxiously waiting to find out.
Sara lists seven reasons why she and Justin are rejoicing during this Advent season.
Sara and Justin discuss one of their first family holidays as a married couple and look forward to celebrating Advent and Christmas as a family, too. Do you have a special family Advent or Christmas tradition to suggest for the newlyweds?
Sara and Justin are looking forward to Thanksgiving with family and friends. Before that, however, they celebrate an impromptu Thanksgiving with just the two of them.
Football season’s in full swing, and Justin and Sara are not always cheering for the same team. Sara reflects on the rituals surrounding their teams, and wonders if they’re stronger than those that surround her Catholic faith.
Justin and Sara get some much-needed time for relaxation: A visit with Sara’s parents, the fun of Halloween, and the inspiration of All Saints Day.
Sara reflects on being a fair-weather fan–of a team or of the Church. In recognition of Priesthood Sunday (October 30) she identifies three priests in her life whose joy and example inspire her to be more than a fair-weather Catholic.
What should Sara and Justin say to well-meaning friends who ask if they’re expecting yet? Sara welcomes your advice.
Sara and Justin are thinking about buying a house. Are they ready for the responsibilities of home ownership?
Sara tries to balance home and work responsibilities and wonders if she’s pulling her weight on the domestic front. She’s learning to appreciate all that Justin does to enable her to minister in the parish.
Sara is hoping for a romantic touch for their three-month anniversary. But life, in the form of car trouble, intervenes.
At the three-month mark of married life, Sara looks at how marriage has changed her so far. How does her list compare to your experience?
Sara is surprised by how much marriage has changed her life. She reflects on a few of those changes, including a loss of “night life.”
Justin and Sara continue their tradition of joining friends for a Labor Day campout. Besides the fun, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the value of a Catholic culture.
What makes a great adventure? Is it attending World Youth Day, taking a trip to Europe or trying a daring activity? Sara and Justin discuss what will be their greatest adventure in life.
Jason and Sara are finally settled into their apartment. Learn about their top priority: creating a prayer corner in their living room.
Sara loves having more time to spend with Justin, but she also likes to go out occasionally. How do these newlyweds strike a balance?
Sara and Justin, married for one month, have just completed their first major purchase together. What did they buy and how did they go about it?
Sara relates some of her and Justin’s experiences on their honeymoon and reflects a little on their first month of married life!
Sara and Justin finish up their account of their wedding day. Now newlyweds, it’s time to celebrate with friends and family!
Sara and Justin continue to recount their wedding day. In this posting, they describe the ceremony and the many compliments they received on how beautiful it was.
The Big Day has finally arrived! Sara and Justin recount the events leading up to their wedding, including missing groomsmen, wilted flowers and uncooperative weather.
Sara and Justin are back from their honeymoon. In this week’s entry, Sara recounts the days leading up to the wedding. It was a little more stressful than she had imagined!
Sara and Justin were united in the Sacrament of Marriage on June 25. While they enjoy their honeymoon, guest blogger Fr. Matthew Rolling, who officiated at the wedding, shares his reflections.
Sara shares final reflections before she walks down the aisle on Saturday. She admits that she’s excited, nervous, anxious and sad–all at the same time.