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Q: Does a prenuptial agreement invalidate a sacramental marriage in the Catholic Church? I have heard that it is only a legal arrangement, but others say it renders the marriage null because the spouses are not giving all of themselves. Please explain. A: The existence of a prenuptial agreement is

This January during his annual address to the Roman Rota, Pope Francis called on the Church to adopt a catechumenate model for marriage preparation, “I must repeat the need for a ‘new catechumenate’ in preparation for marriage … it is urgent to implement practically what was proposed in Familiaris Consortio,”

Three Guatamalan couples tie the knot at St. Ann, Groesbeck By Patricia McGeever Commitment combined with culture May 21 as three brides and three grooms exchanged vows in a triple wedding. It was a celebration of a sacrament that began when the seeds were planted decades ago in Guatemala, but

Cherished tradition celebrated at chapel where many wed For more than 15 years, University of Dayton alumni who said “I do,” many of them in the school’s historic Immaculate Conception Chapel, have come back to UD to say it again. The annual Blessing and Renewal of Marriage Vows takes place

By Gail Finke Saying Donald Trump’s presidency has “hit the pause button” on threats to religious freedom, author Ryan Anderson told a crowd of Ruah Woods supporters that Catholic teaching is at odds with the philosophy many politicians want to enshrine in American law. “The Trump administration has hit pause,

In the wake of Amoris Laetitia much discussion has turned to discussion of family life. With that in mind, today’s Throwback Thursday is a prayer/pledge specifically for those called to the vocation of marriage and family life. The “Christian Marriage Pledge” appeared in a 1967 supplement to The Catholic Telegraph-Register