Marriage Preparation Retreat

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Saturday Aug 24 thru Sunday Aug 25 from 8am to 5pm 17 Miles Away
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Preparing for the Sacrament of Matrimony

The vocation to married life, just as other vocations, requires prayerful discernment and committed preparation. Pope Francis reminds us: “The call to married life, therefore, requires a heartfelt discernment of the quality of the relationship and a period of engagement to confirm it. To approach the Sacrament of Marriage, the engaged couple must establish the certainty that the hand of God is in their bond and that he precedes and accompanies them and will enable them to say: With the Grace of Christ I promise to be faithful to you always. They cannot promise each other fidelity “in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health”, and to love and honour one another all the days of their lives, solely on the basis of good will or of the hope that it ‘will work out’. They need to ground themselves on the solid terrain of God’s faithful Love. And this is why, before receiving the Sacrament of Matrimony, there should be a careful preparation,

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