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Marriage, the Icon of God’s Love

In his April 2 audience, Pope Francis spoke about the sacrament of marriage and practical ways married couples can live their vocation to be a sign of God’s love.


A Marriage Health Checkup

Caring for your health requires a good diet, exercise, and a yearly check-up. So does caring for your marriage. Dennis reflects on ways to keep his marriage healthy.


God’s Masterpiece of Creation

In a daily homily, Pope Francis spoke about the beauty of Christian marriage and the Church’s need to accompany – to walk with – those who have experienced failure in marriage.


66 Years of Marriage, Death 39 Hours Apart

Read about one couple’s beautiful witness to lifelong married love.


Comfort Zone

Stepping outside of your comfort zone is scary…and can have fantastic results. Case in point: the time Donna volunteered for her parish carnival’s gambling tent, and ended up meeting the love of her life!


New Subtitled Spanish Film on the Unique Meaning of 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!


I Do

As a couple without children, it’s easy to get too focused on what we “don’t” have. But what we do have is pretty remarkable.


“Co-parenting” websites

Emily Macke looks at a relatively new phenomenon called “co-parenting,” where two (or more) adults contract with each other to have a child, without any expectations of relationships between them.


“Self-Wedding in a Box” kit?

Is it possible to marry yourself? How about an inanimate object? Reflecting on recent trends, Emily Macke writes about the importance of *another person* to the communion of man and woman that is marriage.


Married Saint of the Month: St. Elizabeth of Hungary

November’s Saint of the Month is St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Married at a young age, St. Elizabeth and her husband Louis enjoyed an exceptionally happy marriage. St. Elizabeth endured the death of her husband and was renowned for her works of charity. She died at age 24.


Life Matters:  Explaining the Reality of Marriage to Family And Friends

Life Matters: Explaining the Reality of Marriage to Family And Friends

October is Respect Life Month. William B. May recalls the importance of marriage between one man and one woman as the best environment to raise a child and notes that marriage best prepares couples to be parents.


I Belong to You

Josh recently spent several weeks away from his family, working at a nuclear power plant. Removed from the routines and responsibilities of family life, Josh reflected on his identity as husband and father. He writes that the “lines of connection” in a family – which can seem like constraints at times – are “freeing and fulfilling because they…anchor me to my truest and deepest identity.”


Saying “No” to Good Things

Saying “yes” to time for your marriage and family could mean saying “no” to good things, as Sara and Justin write about here. As Fall begins, with increased activities for many families, their advice is timely.


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