Posts Tagged ‘engagement’
From the moment a man and woman say their vows, they become a new family, and being a family includes the possibility of children. Soon-to-be-married Brooke reflects on what it means to be open to life both before and after her wedding.
Four simple ways engaged couples can stay focused through prayer on the Sacrament of Marriage.
Planning a wedding can be stressful, for sure. But it’s also a special time of a couple’s life. Keeping the focus on the sacrament makes all the difference!
Welcome to our new engaged couple bloggers! Tim and Brooke are getting married this summer. In their first post, they share their how-we-met story and their beautiful proposal story. It will be a joy to follow them in their journey toward the Sacrament of Marriage!
In The Transition: A Practical Guide to Engagement for a Catholic Man, Chet Collins provides humble and relatable advice for Catholic men transitioning from the dating stage to engagement, and finally to the early years of married life. This informative guide for men is sure to be intriguing.
What are the chances of meeting your future spouse if they live 1,226 miles away? Katie shares her experience and God’s hand in meeting Tommy. Read about their journey to each other through trust in Christ.
Katie & Tommy’s marriage preparation class inspired some deep thoughts on the purpose of marriage, vocation, and even the meaning of life.
Married love grows and changes, from the first joy of engagement to the happiness of a long marriage well-lived. Dennis writes about different “stages” of love in his own family.
In their first post, engaged couple Katie and Tommy reflect on the common experience of a long, looong pre-wedding to-do list. While it is a hectic time, it is also joyful, and a great chance to grow in virtue together.
Only one week until Megan and Juan’s wedding! Megan reflects on the beauty of the Catholic wedding vows, and how they say everything that she and Juan hope for from their marriage.
Megan talks about how her love of Mary has grown, and the impact she sees that having on her future married life.
Pope Francis reflects on the importance of the time of engagement: a “journey” for man and woman to grow in love.
Every married couple has a mission! Megan and Juan are discovering theirs through the process of marriage preparation with a mentor couple.
New engaged blogger Megan writes about getting her and her fiancé’s rings blessed, a traditional part of engagement in Chile, where they currently live.
Marriage is a pathway to heaven. And just as we wait in Advent for Christ’s coming at Christmas, so married couples patiently journey together toward the fulfillment of their desires in heaven.
Donna and Tim reflect on the spousal call to lead one another to God in marriage.
Anthony and I are married. It’s surreal to type that sentence. We’re on our honeymoon as I write this, and we’ve had several moments together in the last two weeks when we look at the other and think, “what did we just do?” The reality of our marriage seems so much bigger than us, and, […]
Sara and Anthony are married! Sara writes about their final days of preparation and the biggest lesson they learned.
Sara and Anthony’s wedding day is approaching! Sara reflects on love’s ability to move us – both physically and in service and love of the other.
Sara shares seven tips for brides-to-be (and grooms-to-be) as she and Anthony approach their July wedding.
On Valentine’s Day, Pope Francis met with engaged couples. He talked with them about overcoming the fear of “forever,” the challenge of living together as husband and wife, and the celebration of marriage.
Looking for some advice this Valentine’s Day on how to better your relationship? Hear what Pope Francis had to say to engaged couples last Valentine’s Day, including an engaged couple from the U.S. who spent their Valentine’s Day with the Pope.
The story of “how we met” (in church – the last place Sara ever thought she’d meet her future husband!) and why our blog has a Greek word in the title.
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You’re engaged. Congratulations! The Church rejoices with you as you prepare to enter the Sacrament of Marriage and embark on this great vocation of love and service. The Catholic Church has long been a leader in providing high-quality marriage preparation programs for engaged couples. These programs come in many forms: weekend retreats, a series of […]