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October 19, 2017

Marriage enrichment programs aren’t just for marriages in trouble! Research shows that couples attending marriage enrichment programs report more marital happiness. Look for a retreat or program in your diocese to attend with your spouse.

October 18, 2017

Positivity is key for fruitful communication. Encourage your spouse often, and let kindness override criticism.

October 17, 2017

(Reader’s Tip) Find a task or chore that is your spouse’s least favorite thing to do (taking out the trash, doing the dishes) and do it for them as often as you can.

October 16, 2017

“The spirit of wisdom came to me.” (Wisdom 7:7) What’s the wisest thing your beloved has ever said or done (besides marrying you)? Tell him or her.

October 15, 2017

“Go out, therefore, into the main roads and invite to the feast whomever you find” (Mt 22:9). Consider helping other couples as they prepare for the sacrament of marriage or as they seek to live out this sacrament. Help out with your parish marriage preparation or enrichment programs. Bringing others to Christ will help to […]

October 14, 2017

An old proverb says, “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” Don’t get so busy caring for your child that you forget the love that brought that child into being.

October 13, 2017

Do you have any divorced friends? Many of us do. Go out of your way to show them love today by giving them a phone call, sending a note, or inviting them over for dinner.

October 12, 2017

The empty nest can be quite a transition, but it can also be an opportunity to discover new adventures with your spouse. Let this time inspire new hobbies, interests, and shared activities.

October 11, 2017

Respecting human life means investing in children and nurturing their lives from conception until adulthood. Do you and your spouse support your friends’ children as well as your own children?

October 10, 2017

In the book of Genesis, we read that “God made them male and female.” How do you and your spouse complement each other as man and woman?