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Catholic marriage: Revealing Christ, building community and reaching out to others

Catholic marriage: Revealing Christ, building community and reaching out to others

| JoAnn Heaney-Hunter | September 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

“Spirituality” is a way to live out one’s religious beliefs. A spirituality of marriage, therefore, is a way to help husbands and wives live out the vocation of marriage in light of faith. Catholic marriage has a distinctive spirituality that is sacramental, communitarian and missionary.

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A faithful, exclusive, lifelong union between a man and a woman

A faithful, exclusive, lifelong union between a man and a woman

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

A faithful, exclusive, lifelong union between a man and a woman

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A closer look at marriage and the marriage amendment

A closer look at marriage and the marriage amendment

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Marriage is a natural and universal institution that unites a husband and wife and any children born from their union. It is not something that government creates or
makes up.

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Definition of marriage gets renewed attention across country

Definition of marriage gets renewed attention across country

| From staff and wire reports | May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The public debate over the definition of marriage received renewed attention this month as voters in North Carolina became the 31st state to approve a constitutional amendment upholding traditional marriage — an action followed a day later by President Barack Obama’s declaration during a nationally televised interview that he supports same-sex marriage.

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Spiritual, financial benefits won by simplifying wedding

Spiritual, financial benefits won by simplifying wedding

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | May 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

After their June 4 wedding ceremony at St. John’s Abbey in College­ville, Brooke Tuohy and her fiancé, Caleb Wenzel, won’t be taking a limousine to a lavish reception at a fancy hotel. A limo rental alone would eat up a significant portion of the couple’s wedding budget.

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Give 100 percent, ask for forgiveness, put God and others first

Give 100 percent, ask for forgiveness, put God and others first

| Annamarie Adkins For The Catholic Spirit | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Engaged couples spend hundreds of hours — and thousands of dollars — preparing for their wedding days, but what about preparing for their lifelong marriages?

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Pray together, make time for one another, keep romance alive

Pray together, make time for one another, keep romance alive

| Dennis and Mary Helen O’Hare For The Catholic Spirit | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

On June 27, we will have been married for 30 years. So, what have we learned that may be of some use?

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God is the bond that unites couples in marriage

God is the bond that unites couples in marriage

| Father Michael Van Sloun For The Catholic Spirit | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Marriage or matrimony is one of the seven sacraments. It belongs to a special group or classification of sacraments known as the “sacraments of commitment” — the two major ways for adults to live out their baptismal faith commitment. (The other is holy orders.)

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