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As part of marriage preparation, the priest informed us only a marriage between two baptized persons is a sacrament. Since my fiancé is not baptized, how will the Church view our marriage? Catholics exult marriage, believing God is its author. Marriage is meant to be a covenant between two baptized

It’s wedding season, which means proposals, marriage prep, and wildly “creative” celebrations. Father Casey and Father Patrick react to some of the “best” ones online and offer their own advice.

WASHINGTON— Each year, National Marriage Week USA and World Marriage Day provide an opportunity for the Catholic Church to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family. This year, National Marriage Week USA will be celebrated February 7-14 and

by Susie Bergman On Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, they have planned what they jokingly call “round two.” When Dylan and Clair Hesson of Versailles began planning their May 2020 wedding in Oct. 2019, they knew they might encounter a few small challenges along the way,

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., May 13, 2020 / 02:00 am MT (CNA).- Many Catholic parishes have closed during the pandemic, but one marriage renewal ministry is seeking to reopen the doors of the “domestic church,” the family, during lockdown. “The doors of so many parishes are closed, or have

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By Perry West Denver, Colo., Mar 21, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The policy of social distancing means that the newly-homebound are seeing less of coworkers than they did just weeks ago. They’re seeing fewer friends too. But they might be seeing a lot more of their family, or their

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will once again observe National Marriage Week as part of the celebration of World Marriage Day. World Marriage Day is the second Sunday of February each year. This year, it was held on February

MARIA STEIN, Ohio (January 29, 2019) – On Friday, February 14, 2020, the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will be hosting “God, Teach Us to Love”. This special St. Valentine’s Day event will include a dinner & presentation by: Fr. Alexander Witt, Parochial Vicar of the Coldwater Cluster

By Mary Farrow Washington D.C., Dec 27, 2019 / 02:55 am (CNA).- Cutting ties with old flames, before the internet, used to be easy. After a break-up, people could easily lose touch with their ex, who could move or change phone numbers. Tracking them down, sans Google or social media,

By Mary Farrow Lafayette, La., Dec 24, 2019 / 06:45 am (CNA).- When Mary Rose Verret first welcomed Douglas and Elizabeth into her home, Douglas’ boots squished with the sewage he worked with, and Elizabeth smelled of french fries from her fast food job. Douglas was also just a few