Tag Archives: Marriage

How To Rekindle the Desires of Our Hearts

Valentine’s Day is usually seen as a day to celebrate and rekindle love. As Catholics, when we talk about renewing marital love, we are particularly speaking about that sacramental love and grace we received when we made our wedding vows. I had the opportunity to talk to Steve Bollman, founder of Paradisus Dei and host

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Council of German bishops endorses Communion for the remarried

The group did not include Cardinal Gerhard Müller, who has said the practice is against God’s law The permanent council of the German bishops’ conference has endorsed Communion for the remarried, in the same week as the Vatican’s doctrinal chief said the practice was against divine law. In a new statement agreed by the council, which numbers 27

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The Church isn’t enough! Pope Francis explains what newly wed and engaged couples REALLY need

While most imagine white wedding dresses, beautiful flowers, a blushing bride and an ecstatic groom, Pope Francis gets to the nitty gritty. During his annual speech at the Holy See on Saturday, Pope Francis expressed his views on marriage. he stressed the importance of effective education and marriage preparations before two people decide to officially

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5 Ways you’re sabotaging your marriage and how to change

Like the animals, God gave us a special someone to spend our lives with – but many people are slowly sabotaging our relationships without even realizing it! “Marriage must be honoured by all…” – Hebrews 13:4. The sanctity of marriage is indisputable yet many are led astray. Sometimes relationships tear apart after many small things

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The battle over St John Paul’s legacy comes to Australia

Melbourne’s John Paul II Institute is being shut down unexpectedly – the ramifications extend far beyond Australia On the face of it, the closure of Melbourne’s John Paul II Institutedoes not seem especially earth-shaking news. True, the institution has a high international reputation for the quality of its teaching and its academic research on bioethics

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