Over these last eleven weeks, we have explored some important truths about life and marriage: Life is meant to be a school of love. There is a meaning to life, and it is found by living out our purpose as persons created in God’s image and likeness. We are called to learn to love as God loves: […]
There is a difference between allowing more participation in something and changing its essence. As Christians we can encourage participation in marriage, but we cannot change its essence.
So is there another way between these extremes, a response which is both faithful and loving? There is, and it is the Catholic way!
The mother superior replied, “Sir, your daughter can live without sex, but she cannot live without love. Here she will find love!”
As a total gift of self, marriage includes a sexual giving of self which is open to life.
Marriage forms an unconditional bond, broken only by death
A complete gift of self to one’s spouse, in body and soul
Do you know the three goods, or “essentials,” of marriage?
Marriage is a covenant, a complete gift of self. What does this mean?