“The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and eduation of offspring; this covenant has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament.”

– Catechism of the Catholic Church #1601

Resources for Your Marriage Marriage Encounter
Natural Family Planning Engaged Encounter
Marriage Resources in Spanish Retrouvaille
Faith in the Home Family Resources
family smiling “A committed, permanent, faithful relationship of husband and wife is the root of a family. It strengthens all the members, provides best for the needs of children, and causes the church of the home to be an effective sign of Christ in the world” (U.S. Catholic Bishops, Follow the Way of Love: A Pastoral Message to Families)
Read more about the USCCB commitment to strengthen marriage and family life.
This website has various resources for parishes and families.


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