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Many people dream of the BIG WEDDING, the fairy tale ending with cake makers, dress designers, florists, jewelers, photographers and more for the low low price of a mortgage-like sum!!! But it might just be causing heartbreak, damaging society, and hurting people’s faith.
When my wife and I first were engaged, we planned to get married a full two years later so we…
via My Big Fat Unholy Wedding |Blogs | NCRegister.com.
Our county courthouse is across the street from our parish church. Weddings are performed on both sides of the street. We both use the “vocabulary” of marriage, but the words dont have precisely the same meaning.Lets face it — the church has lost control of the cultural conversation on marriage. Just about any parish priest can tell you that. Even devout Catholics often…
via The church has lost control of marriage | National Catholic Reporter.
We, Emmanuel and Bénédicte Odin, live in the city of Lille, in northern France. We have been married for 19 years, and are the parents of 9 children, between the age of 18 and one year.
Emmanuel, 40 years old, works as a sales manager and Bénédicte, 42, a former teacher, takes care of the children. We have been committed members of the Emmanuel Community for fifteen years.
Three years ago the Emmanuel Community entrusted us with the responsibility of founding Love and Truth on the international level. Since then, in order to accomplish this mission in the best possible…
via Pontificium Consilium pro Familia – Love and Truth.
Marriage between a man and woman is “sorely needed” in today’s society and it could soon be “too late” to save that union, the leader of the Roman Catholic church in England and Wales has said.
In a wide-ranging attack on Coalition policies, the Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, accused David Cameron of seeking to undermine a centuries-old understanding of matrimony.
He said support for marriage and family stability was now an urgent priority that “no intelligent government” could ignore….
via UK Archbishop: Marriage an exclusive commitment between man and woman | Irish Examiner.
Recently, a friend stumbled upon the following Facebook question and thread.
“Some say marriage is the best. Some say it isn’t worth it. I’ve lived in four different homes in three different states with my soul mate. And we share a car in both our names. Lol. Do we need a piece of…
via So This Is Marriage? | Catholic Journal.
Parents who want their children to have strong Faith must demonstrate it in their own lives, experts say
By Emily Stimpson – OSV Newsweekly, 5/12/2013
For Joshua Schwartz, the questions have become routine. Do you believe todays young people compared to twenty years ago areMore religiousLess religiousAbout the sameOnline Surveys by “How can we believe in God when there’s so much suffering?” “Is the Church opposed to science?” “Do we have to think the world was created in six literal days?”
The teens asking those questions belong to the youth group Schwartz leads at All Saints Catholic Church in Dallas. But the questions don’t originate with the youth group attendees. They originate with the teens’ secular peers, peers who, according to Schwartz, are evangelistic in their fervor for leading other teens away from the Faith.
That fervor is a problem. A bigger problem is that many of those unbelieving teens sat in parish pews just a few years ago. They attended religious education classes, received the Sacrament…
via Young peoples unbelief linked to media, home life.