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7 Reasons Not to Marry

7 Reasons Not to Marry

The decision to marry is the biggest decision that most people make in a lifetime. Following is a list of danger signs. If any of these are present in your relationship now, it is best to postpone the marriage until the issue is resolved.


Ten Important Research Findings On Marriage

Ten Important Research Findings On Marriage

A study from the National Marriage Project at Rutgers University.


Planning a Catholic Wedding

Planning a Catholic Wedding

Nowadays many engaged couples handle a lot of their own wedding planning. When at least one of the individuals is Catholic this can include making arrangements to be married in a Catholic church. This is a significant decision. It means more than just choosing an appropriate and picturesque setting for the ceremony and the photos! […]


Marriage Prep Resources

Marriage Prep Resources

How do you know if you’re ready to get married? Or if this is the right person? Once you’ve decided to marry, prepare yourselves. A premarital inventory can identify potentially troublesome issues before the wedding.  Research has proven that a marriage preparation program can get your marriage off to a great start. Marriage preparation programs […]


Frequently Asked Questions by Engaged Couples

Frequently Asked Questions by Engaged Couples

How do I know if I’m ready to marry? Do most people consider you emotionally mature, able to compromise, communicate well, share your feelings, and handle anger constructively? Do you love this other person so much that you are willing to put his or her happiness before your own? Are you marrying out of strength […]


Second Marriages

Second Marriages

The Catholic Church stands for lifelong marriage. Sometimes, however, couples are not able to achieve this ideal. Marriages break apart because of a spouse’s infidelity, addiction, or mental illness. Sometimes, the couple thought they were mature enough to make a wise decision but were blinded by infatuation or youth. There are many reasons why marriages […]


Getting Married Catholic

Getting Married Catholic

The Catholic Church has a long history of helping couples to prepare for marriage. It has learned a great deal that can benefit any couple, regardless of religion. Because the Catholic Church wants couples to form strong, lasting marriages, couples who wish to marry in the Catholic Church are asked to: Contact and meet with […]


Marriage Readiness

Marriage Readiness

Having a successful marriage means more than FINDING the right person. It means BEING the right person. Sometimes, the FINDING part is easier. You can go to places where singles congregate. You can join clubs, pursue hobbies, or become active in religious or civic organizations. With any luck, you’ll meet the one you consider Mr. […]


Marriage in the News September 2009

Marriage in the News September 2009

How to assure your apology is “heard” by your spouse; Updated Phoenix diocesan policy accents need for marriage preparation; Couple dances down the aisle to get married; The health effects of losing a spouse; Marriage: Vocation to make God’s love visible in the world; SPECIAL REPORT: The Ins and Outs of Marital Collaboration.


Marriage in the News March 2009

Marriage in the News March 2009

Marrying in a recession: Wedding cost control; Marriage preparation: More popular than ever?; On winning and losing in a marital conflict: Year of the Family in Austin; How couples manage disagreements: A few marriage essentials; Why money spent on a shared experience counts: Finding happiness; Lent and the economic crisis: Reflections for families, parents and others.


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