About Catholic Marriage
New Subtitled Spanish Film on the Unique Meaning of Marriage
A new Spanish-language film (with English subtitles) from the USCCB illustrates through a dramatic plotline the beauty of lifelong married love between a man and a woman. Take a look!Read the full story ›
- When the Catholic Church teaches that marriage is a Chr...
- When the Catholic Church teaches that marriage between ...
Reflecting on chapter 7 of the World Meeting of Families Catechesis, Tim Roder explains why the Church cannot recognize same-sex marriages (aka marriage redefinition). Marriage is more than “erotic or emotional satisfaction”; it is a life- and love-giving social structure and a divinely instituted sacrament.
Want to include service to others in your wedding ceremony? Catholic Relief Services has some tips!
This new video resource walks you through the Rite of Marriage, whether you’re marrying another Catholic, a baptized person who is not Catholic, or someone who is not baptized. It also answers several FAQs about Catholic weddings. Ideal for engaged couples, their families and anyone who is involved in Catholic marriage preparation.
In November 2009 the U.S. Catholic Bishops approved a pastoral letter entitled “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” The letter brings together the Church’s key teachings on marriage as both a natural gift and a sacrament.
The U.S. Catholic Bishops have made a serious, extensive commitment to support family life by identifying the strengthening of marriage as one of their pastoral priorities. Here’s an update on their activities.