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St. Cecilia is the patron saint of music. Whether you’re a virtuoso or can’t carry a tune, enjoy music today with your family (sing, listen to a favorite song, practice instruments together).

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“But of that day or hour, no one knows…” (Mk 13:32) Death is not something most people like to think about, but it is inevitable and indeed we don’t know “the day or hour.” Don’t avoid talking about your deaths – even if you’re young. Do you know each other’s final wishes?

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“Elijah said to [the widow] ‘Do not be afraid.’” (1 Kings 17:13) Do you have money worries? Have you ever? Do you or your spouse worry more about money? Pray for both prudence and detachment.

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Cardinal Muller: As a Future-Oriented People, We Must Give Hope

01 January 1970

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Pope Francis: "The Hungry Ask for Dignity, Not Charity"

01 January 1970

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Ordinary Council Meets to Prepare Next Year's Synod

01 January 1970

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Daily Marriage Tip

(Reader’s Tip) Keep Jesus’s teachings at the center of your marriage: Be the first to forgive and the last to blame, and never go to sleep angry with each other.

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Married couples are called to lead each other to heaven. Show your spouse how much God loves them by doing an unexpected kindness for them today.

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a married saint, became a young widow when her husband died of the plague after only six years of marriage. Pray today for those who have lost a spouse, and look for ways to support them.

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“Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.” (Mt 25:21) God is calling us to share in his joy through the sacrament of marriage. Don’t forget to share smiles and laughter with your spouse.

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Colder weather brings us indoors. Do you have indoor hobbies to share with your spouse? Puzzles, board games, crafts, etc. Recreational time together builds friendship and intimacy.

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Try this today: when you’re tempted to say something curt or not-so-nice to your spouse, instead smile, pause, and find something kind to say instead.

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(Reader’s Tip) Use the phrase “Praised be Jesus Christ” as the first and last words of each day to your spouse and children.

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(Reader’s Tip) I show my wife how much I love and appreciate her each day by lovingly waking her, making breakfast, and starting her car on cold mornings.

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St. Martin of Tours gave half his cloak to a beggar, and dreamt that night that the beggar was Christ. Together with your family, do an act of mercy for someone today, knowing that you are serving Christ.

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Hoping for a baby? For some couples pregnancy comes easily but for those eagerly waiting, it can be physically and emotionally draining. Natural Family Planning can help couples identify their most fertile days and Naprotechnology can address underlying medical issues.

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What role does Mass play in your home? Do you and your spouse go to Mass together? Discuss why you go to Mass and what it means to each of you.

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(Reader’s Tip) Embrace the Cross. Marriage, like any vocation, is a path to holiness, with its sorrows as well as joys.

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Romance: repeat what works, but not too much. Some spouses love candlelight, flowers, or chocolate. Others love massages, fancy dinners, or words of love. Once you know, do it, but remember that surprises and breaking a pattern can be delightful.

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November is National Adoption Month. Are you an adoptive parent, or do you know families who have adopted? Pray today for those awaiting the gift of adoption, as well as for mothers and fathers considering an adoption plan for their child.

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Daily Marriage Tip

22 Nov 2014

St. Cecilia is the patron saint of music. Whether you’re a virtuoso or can’t carry a tune, enjoy music today with your family (sing, listen to a favorite song, practice instruments together).

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Daily Marriage Tip

21 Nov 2014

“But of that day or hour, no one knows…” (Mk 13:32) Death is not something most people like to think about, but it is inevitable and indeed we don’t know “the day or hour.” Don’t avoid talking about your deaths – even if you’re young. Do you know each other’s final wishes?

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Daily Marriage Tip

20 Nov 2014

“Elijah said to [the widow] ‘Do not be afraid.’” (1 Kings 17:13) Do you have money worries? Have you ever? Do you or your spouse worry more about money? Pray for both prudence and detachment.

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Cardinal Muller: As a Future-Oriented People, We Must Give Hope

20 Nov 2014

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says matrimony isn't only a reality which plays a role in the Catholic Church and life, but also is important for all mankind. In an interview with ZENIT this week in the Vatican, Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller

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Pope Francis: "The Hungry Ask for Dignity, Not Charity"

20 Nov 2014

“Feed the hungry to save life on the planet,” was Pope Francis’ appeal during his visit, this morning, to the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. The Pope’s visit coincided with the Second International Conference on Nutrition, which is being attended by representatives of 170

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