How the Church supports marriages – every step of the way

It’s Valentine’s Day, and in countries across the world, people are focused on love and marriage. But for the Catholic Church, the celebration of – and support for – marriage is not limited to one day, but all year round. “Marriage is not private,” explained Rev. Richard Kramer, Director of Family Life and Pastoral Resource… Continue reading How the Church supports marriages – every step of the way

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses

Roses are red, violets are blue, I have no idea why we give roses on Valentine’s Day – how about you? The truth is that Saint Valentine has nothing to do with roses, but he ispart of the reason we celebrate love each year. Saint Valentine was sentenced to death during a time when Christians… Continue reading Saint Valentine and why we offer roses

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… Continue reading How To Rekindle the Desires of Our Hearts

5 Ways to show your spouse Biblical love this Valentine

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you want to show your spouse the love hasn’t faded – but how? It’s easy, almost too easy, to run out and buy a cheap card with some general love poem inside a red envelope promising lovey-dovey emotions. You can buy chocolates at any pharmacy or gas station and… Continue reading 5 Ways to show your spouse Biblical love this Valentine