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For Your Marriage

Family Life and Parenting

Welcoming Children

Married couples are called to be open to life and generously welcome children into their home. Children are a great blessing to a family! They are not without their challenges, though, and adding children to the family can cause financial strain, career questions, and marital tension, in addition to bringing so much joy. Learning Natural Family Planning can help couples discern and respond to God’s will for their family, and adoption is also a beautiful way for families to grow.

Daily Marriage Tip

Today on St. John Paul II’s feast day, reflect on his words: “The family has the mission to guard, reveal and communicate love.” (Familiaris Consortio, 17) How does your family live out this mission?