Catholic Courier

Marriage 2016

May 31, 2016
Growth in love at all stages

"Nowadays who is making an effort to strengthen marriages, to help married couples overcome their problems, to assist them in the work of raising children and, in general, to encourage the stability of the marriage bond?"

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Marriage preparation helps couples communicate
Marriage preparation helps couples communicate

Jennifer Powell attended a baptism ceremony at Sacred Heart Cathedral four years ago and fell in love with the church.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Weekends enhance stronger marital bonds
Weekends enhance stronger marital bonds

A decade or so, Rob and Beth Knopf didn't think their marriage was in serious trouble -- but neither was it in a place they desired.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Church recognizes worth of families
Church recognizes worth of families

Family life has been the focus of renewed attention and discussion in Catholic circles since Pope Francis began his pontificate in 2013.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Help is available for troubled marriages

Kevin and Kathy Skerrett said participating in a 2004 Retrouvaille weekend played a major role in saving their marriage.

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By Gina Capellazzi/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Program brings hope in face of loss
Program brings hope in face of loss

After his wife of 45 years passed away, John Maley encountered fellow parishioners who did not know what to say and coupled friends who hesitated to include him in their gatherings.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
May 31, 2016
Priest shares facts about annulment process

Referring in his recent apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia to the 2015 Synod of Bishops on the Family, Pope Francis wrote that he was "in agreement with the many Synod Fathers who observed that 'the baptized who are divorced and civilly remarried need to be more fully integrated into Christian communities in the variety of ways possible. ...'"

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier