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Prayer for Catholic Engaged Couples

By Francine & Byron Pirola / December 14, 2021

Congratulations on your engagement! This is an important formation period and we encourage you to pray regularly, preferably daily, for your upcoming wedding and the commitment you will make. Here are two prayers you could use, or you can write your own!

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Say a little prayer for marriage

By Francine & Byron Pirola / March 10, 2021

In October a few years ago, the Australian bishops called the entire Catholic community to pray for marriage and family. The initiative was joined by around thirty other Christian churches making it the largest ever prayer campaign in the nation. It raises the question: does prayer really make a difference? Cynics might say that a…

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Trinity Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / January 8, 2015

Most couples find it difficult to pray together. It is always best to start simply and establish a habit on modest requirements. The Couple’s Evening Prayer is a good place to start. When you are ready, you can try the Trinity Prayer which encourages deeper reflection and more personal revelation. This simple format: incorporates worship…

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Couple Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / January 8, 2015

Praying as an individual is vital to our Christian journey. As a married couple, you can also do couple prayer. This is prayer in personal conversation with God while allowing our spouse to hear. It’s a bit like a three way conversation. When we pray in this way, we are authentic and honest as there…

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The Power of Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / January 8, 2015

“Whatever you ask in my name I will do, so as to glorify the Father in the Son. Anything you ask in my name I will do.” John 14:13-14 Openness to God Prayer does not change God, it does not always change the situation, but it does change the heart of the person praying. It…

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Prayer for Couples in Times of Trouble

By Francine & Byron Pirola / November 22, 2013

We had a request recently from someone looking for a prayer for a couple going through tough times in their marriage. While we were very happy to oblige, it struck us that for many couples in this situation, prayer is often far from their thoughts, and yet, it is one of the most effective interventions…

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Power of Prayer to transform

Power of Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / September 16, 2012

Prayer does not change God, it does not always change the situation, but it does change the heart of the person praying. Many people do not trust prayer, or doubt it’s power to have an impact. After all, we’ve all had experiences of praying earnestly for something, only to be disappointed when what we sought…

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Couple Prayer

Couple Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / September 12, 2012

Based in the Sacrament of Matrimony, couple prayer is different to community prayer; it recognises that our intimacy and trust as a couple is directly related to our marital holiness. So the purpose of couple prayer is to not only bring you closer to God, but to also bring you closer to each other. Couple…

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Trinity Prayer

By Francine & Byron Pirola / April 23, 2012

For a deeper experience of couple prayer and you may like to try the Trinity Prayer. This simple format: incorporates worship of God the Father with affirmation of your spouse, promotes reconciliation and unity through the confession to Jesus of your limitations and failure to love, empowers you with graces from the Holy Spirit to…

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MK Leaders Formation Feedback

By Isabella Garcia / June 21, 2022

Feedback – Leader Formation Course 2022 Now that you have graduated from the Marriage Kit Leader’s formation course we would like you to prayerfully consider the next steps in enriching marriages in your community. Watch the video message below: Your Feedback is so important to us!

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