Posts Tagged ‘marriage’
This upcoming week is Natural Family Planning (NFP) Awareness Week! Stay tuned for daily posts and graphics.
In her most recent post, Blogger Kathleen reflects on the unconditional love and mercy that God has for us. Read more to learn how marital love resembles Christ’s love for the world.
Jenet Erickson recently published an article in Deseret News that evaluates the effects of religious devotion on society as a whole. The research indicates that strong religious participation positively impacts marriages and families.
Overwhelmed by the “busyness” of daily life? In her most recent blog post, Mary Jo provides insights for attaining peace within family life.
In his recent post, newlywed Tommy McGrady encourages readers to continue supporting married couples after their wedding day. Read Tommy’s reflections on the value of community and the power of prayer.
John Yzaguirre, Ph.D., and his wife Claire Frazier-Yzaguirre, MFT, M. Div., provide a how-to guide for married couples who want to keep their marriages strong. By incorporating spiritual and psychological approaches, the authors outline factors that affect marital relationships overall. Looking for ways to strengthen your marriage? Check out this book!
Marriage is both Christological and Trinitarian – big words that just mean that married couples have a privileged role of imaging both Christ’s love and God’s fruitful communion. What a high calling!
In her new blog post, Kathleen reminds readers of Christ’s constant presence in marriages. She compares marital love to her family vineyard, explaining that marriages are the fruit, and Christ the vine. Read more for Kathleen’s reflections on married and divine love.
In a recent reflection on Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis reminds all to be compassionate towards others, to remain humble, and to witness the inspiring and faithful love of elderly married couples.
Tracy You recently published an article in Daily Mail that evaluates the effect of the one-child family policy on divorce rates of couples born in 1980. The interference of parents could be possible contributor to increased divorce rates. Nonetheless, divorce is becoming more common amongst ‘post-80s’ Chinese couples.
Pope Francis recalls the Wedding Feast at Cana, congratulating those celebrating their 50th wedding anniversaries, and reminding all of Christ’s endless glory.
Josh reflects on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. While there, he was transformed by the religious sites he visited; he grew closer to the Lord, while developing an even deeper union with his wife, Stacey. Read more to learn just how intertwined married love and Divine love are.
Tara Bahrampour evaluates the difference in the number of young adults who lived at home in 1960, compared to the number of young adults who live at home today. Additionally, she analyzes the decreased percentage of young people who are currently getting married. Marriage and leaving the family home are less practiced than they used to be.
Life is often chaotic, leaving little time to invest in relationships. Find out how engaged couple Tommy and Katie (who are getting married on Saturday!) remain grounded in their love for one another.
Louise Kirk provides a how-to guide for parents in explaining the topic of sexuality to their children at various ages. Kirk does this through a series of dialogues between a parent and a child. This insightful book abides by Catholic teachings on sexuality within the bounds of marriage. Are you unsure of how to bring up this sensitive topic appropriately with your children? Check out this book!
Seeing life not as a collection of single ‘big’ moments, soon-to-be-married Tommy reflects on how Katie and he have grown together and in knowledge of each other.
Dawn Eden’s The Thrill of the Chaste sheds light on the struggles of chastity and provides insight into the daily process of conversion of heart in a narrative manner which is sure to be engaging.
Jane Gordon Julien delves into the unspoken effects of divorce on adult children and the lasting impact on their lives.
It’s here! Pope Francis’s prayerful reflections on marriage and the family will give married couples and families much solid guidance in their vocation of love.
Providing both interreligious and intercultural insights, Not Just Good but Beautiful offers a compilation of reflections on the complementarity of man and woman.
On April 8, 2016, the Vatican plans to issue Pope Francis’ postsynodal apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (“The Joy of Love”), the Holy Father’s reflection on marriage and family life.
Joy Smith looks at some problems that plague young men from working class families, specifically those in Chattanooga, TN and how employment, education, family life, and marriage are intertwined.
Kathleen reflects on her experience with her husband Troy of learning how to dance – in marriage. Requiring hard work and acute awareness of the other, Kathleen delights in the rhythm of marital life.
A Short Guide to Praying as a Family is a marvelous how-to guide for families who want to pray together but don’t know how, as well as for families who do pray together and want to progress even further in their shared life of prayer.
God provides when you least expect it. Stacey reflects on God’s care for her family before she and Joshua knew what to expect.