December 15, 2018

Tag - Marriage

Remaining True to Our Vocation

A married couple, Ardith and Jerry, had many problems in their marriage, but were trying to work things out after being separated for over a year. During the separation Ardith had met a man named Bob, who lived in a city four hours away, and she...

Pope Francis on Marriage

Excerpts from Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) THE IMPORTANCE OF PATIENCE We encounter problems whenever we think that relationships of people ought to be perfect, or when we put ourselves at the center and expect things to turn out our way. Then...

Why Such Empty Pews?

Few religious publications are willing to delve into the issues facing the Catholic Church today when it comes to declining attendance. Most priests do not want to recognize the fact that churches are now emptier today than ever before and parochial...

A Band of Gold

The late author, Patrick Conroy, wrote the Lords of Discipline about his school, The Citadel, a military institution in Charleston, SC. The first line read: I wear the ring. When I read that line just recently I had to look down at my gold wedding...

Judy Sent Me

EDITOR NOTE: On October 8th, after 50 years and 42 days of marriage, Judith C. Borst went to her heavenly home. Judy was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved—and was loved by—her family, friends, and community. She also...