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Technology and media are useful for connecting and inspiration but they can also rob you of precious couple time. A few seconds can easily morph into an hour.  Evaluate your media use, individually and as a couple.

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English Bishop to Young People: Become Authentic Witnesses

01 January 1970

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Irish Archbishop Promotes Rosary Initiative

01 January 1970

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St. Monica prayed for years for the conversion of her son.  His feast day is tomorrow: St. Augustine!  Mothers and fathers, ask St. Monica to intercede for your child(ren).

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Canadian Bishops Make Appeal for Compassion, Justice in Mideast

01 January 1970

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Pope's Message of Condolences for Death of Former Irish PM Albert Reynolds

01 January 1970

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Why Right to Conscientious Objection Must Be Restored

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

Do sports or other recreational pursuits steal your attention away from your beloved? Independent interests are fine as long as your spouse doesn’t feel neglected. Not sure if it’s too much? Ask.

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Not all infidelity is sexual. Does your work steal your attention away from your spouse? Do opposite sex colleagues at work seem more appealing because they seem to be on the same wavelength or flatter you? Pay attention to your vow and your spouse.

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Daily Marriage Tip

In today’s Gospel Peter professes of Christ, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” (Mt 16:16) Do you proclaim Christ as your Savior in your daily life?  In your marriage?

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) Take a moment each day to say how much you love your spouse. Thank them for what they do for the family, or just say that you miss them when you’re apart.

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“Live not as foolish persons but as wise.” (Eph 5:15) Who is the wisest (not smartest) living person you know? What has he/she taught you about true wisdom?

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Daily Marriage Tip

Time Out Part 4: After taking a time out, come back together, now with calmer emotions.  If another time out is needed, take it!  But don’t avoid the issue indefinitely.

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Time Out Part 3: Did you know that physiologically it takes 20 minutes to calm down after getting upset?  Time outs give your spouse a chance to “re-set” and be their true, better self.

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Time Out Part 2: Call a timeout on yourself when you feel yourself getting agitated.  Take 20 minutes to do something calming: pray, breathe deeply, walk.  Stepping away is an act of love.

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Time Out Part 1: Ever shaken a can of soda and then opened it?  Pretty messy!  Emotions can be like that.  Once riled up, we’re liable to say or do something “messy.”  One solution: take a time out.

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“But the woman came and did him homage, saying, ‘Lord, help me.’ (Mt 15:25)  Have the humility to come to God when you are struggling with problems in your family and life.

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When all else fails, WAIT. When things aren’t going well in your marriage – and there are bound to be those days – give it time. Sometimes we need to just have some time alone, cool off, sleep on it and then come back with more positive feelings.

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We celebrate the Assumption today, a Marian Solemnity.  It is a great day to pray a family rosary.  Have a special dessert too, in honor of our Blessed Mother.

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St. Maximilian Kolbe made the ultimate sacrifice, giving up his life for a fellow prisoner in Auschwitz.  Marriage gives us daily opportunities for sacrifice. How can you better love your spouse and children today?

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In the News

Daily Marriage Tip

28 Aug 2014

Technology and media are useful for connecting and inspiration but they can also rob you of precious couple time. A few seconds can easily morph into an hour.  Evaluate your media use, individually and as a couple.

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Daily Marriage Tip

27 Aug 2014

St. Monica prayed for years for the conversion of her son.  His feast day is tomorrow: St. Augustine!  Mothers and fathers, ask St. Monica to intercede for your child(ren).

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