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Email a love letter to your beloved today. It needn’t be long, but it can be romantic!

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What's Thrilling About Chastity?

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mk 15:34) Have there been times when you have felt forsaken by God? Has he later proved his presence and love to you? Praise God for his love and presence in your life and marriage.

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Marriage and Family

01 January 1970

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US Bishops Visit Family Detention Center; Ask Why Is Our Nation Doing This?

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

Let today be a “Change It Up” day. Often marriages get stale because they get into ruts. Change something today. It could be simple, like the food you eat, or more challenging, like a bad habit.

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How do you respond in love when you’re angry with your spouse? It may require calling a “time out” on yourself. After you calm down a bit, you can talk about the issue more charitably.

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How do you build trust in a marriage? It’s like a bank account – as you deposit honest deeds and words, trust builds up. It’s earned over time and grows. The same works for children who ask, “Don’t you trust me?” Remind them to make deposits now to build up trust.

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She “shall name him Emmanuel, which means ‘God is with us!’” (Is 7:14) In the midst of Lent, a reason for rejoicing! Whatever trial you are facing in your marriage or family, remember that God is with you always.

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Think you know a lot about your faith? Don’t keep it to yourself. Consider teaching a religious education class. Ideally you could do this as a team. If that’s not possible, the support spouse can review the lesson plans and advise.

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Daily Marriage Tip

Have a “Remembering Night.” Remember the first time you saw each other, your first “date”, when you first realized he or she might be “the one”, and the night before your wedding. Share your feelings about each of these times.

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“If [a grain of wheat] dies, it produces much fruit.” (Jn 12:24) Death is hard: the death of a loved one, the death of dreams, and the daily dying to self. But Jesus promises that when united with Him, even death and suffering can be fruitful. Find comfort in His words today.

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“Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone.” (John 8:7) One can’t be married without noticing the other’s faults. Knowing our own faults, however, can help us be more gentle toward our spouse.

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Typically couples divide up work around the house according to time, skill, and interest. For a change of pace, try switching up jobs for a day. The work might not get done as efficiently, but you’ll learn a lot.

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St. Joseph is the model for husbands and fathers. Men, pray to him today to be courageous, prayerful, and gentle leaders in your family.

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So you’ve got a good marriage. Great! You’re not reading these tips because you’re in trouble but because you want to keep it strong. A good way to invest in the next generation of marriages is to volunteer to do marriage preparation with engaged couples.

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St. Patrick is said to have used a shamrock as a symbol of the Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Your marriage, too, is an image of the Trinity! Your love shows God’s love to the world.

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The spring wedding season is almost here. Do you know someone who’s getting married soon? Send a quick note or e-mail assuring them of your prayers.

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We might have a lot of goals that we work towards during our lifetime. The ultimate reward that we strive for, however, is eternal life with Christ. Strive towards Heaven with your spouse.

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“The Lord does not see as humans see.” (1 Samuel 16:7) As the saying goes, “Love is blind.” God and your beloved can see beauty beneath the surface. Beyond physical appearance, what invisible gifts do you see in your beloved?

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Daily Marriage Tip

30 Mar 2015

Email a love letter to your beloved today. It needn’t be long, but it can be romantic!

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What's Thrilling About Chastity?

30 Mar 2015

Dawn Eden writes about chastity as someone who’s struggled to achieve it. Her struggles were rooted in more than just original sin; she was sexually abused as a child, suffered from her parents’ divorce, and in her loneliness, found herself lapping up the nonsense preached by today’s sex-crazed and

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Daily Marriage Tip

29 Mar 2015

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mk 15:34) Have there been times when you have felt forsaken by God? Has he later proved his presence and love to you? Praise God for his love and presence in your life and marriage.

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Marriage and Family

29 Mar 2015

Divorce has a significant impact on family income, the British Marriage Foundation declared in a recent study. A family that stays together can have the same positive effect on income as having a university degree, they found. “The negative effect on income of paying for two

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US Bishops Visit Family Detention Center; Ask Why Is Our Nation Doing This?

29 Mar 2015

Catholic and Evangelical Lutheran bishops last Friday visited with young mothers and children who have fled violence in their home countries and are now incarcerated at Dilley Detention Center in Dilley, Texas. The faith leaders called upon the federal government to halt the practice of family detentions, citing th...

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