What’s in a vow?

Earlier this week we had a ‘date night’ at West Side Story. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening even though we had seen it before in a youth group version. This time,

What’s in a vow?2020-01-03T16:51:44+11:00

The Fine Print

It’s important to read the fine print before you sign on a dotted line and marriage in the Catholic Church is no different. Matrimony is more than just getting married in a church; in

The Fine Print2020-01-08T22:20:29+11:00

The day after the big day

Yesterday we celebrated our daughter’s wedding to a wonderful man and family. Our daughter Kiara looked absolutely radiant with an interior joy; her now-husband Doug, was magnificent – strong, steady and

The day after the big day2019-09-17T16:20:58+10:00

Are you ready for marriage?

So you’ve been dating for a while. How do you know if you’re ready for marriage? Here are some signs that will help you discern whether you are ready to commit

Are you ready for marriage?2020-01-29T11:54:53+11:00

Video: Many Voices, One Promise

This is a magnificent tribute to the glorious commitment that is marriage. Drawn from multiple cultural and religious traditions, the video celebrates and honours the beauty of the marriage commitment. It

Video: Many Voices, One Promise2018-03-20T17:41:25+11:00

How to deal with Wedding Mayhem

Weddings these days are fraught with stress for engaged couples. Dealing with family expectations, full-time jobs and a wedding industry on the make are some of the unwelcome realities in the

How to deal with Wedding Mayhem2019-12-30T14:39:23+11:00

Making the Wedding Vows Stick

It’s common for married couples celebrating a significant wedding anniversary to have a renewal of vows ceremony. The truth is, most couples in long-lasting marriages are renewing their vows a lot more

Making the Wedding Vows Stick2015-11-05T20:17:34+11:00

The Benefits of Marrying in your Mid-to-late 20s

W. Brad Wilcox | Washington Post | Full article: here These days, 20something marriage has gotten a reputation for being a bad idea. That’s partly because parents, peers, and the popular

The Benefits of Marrying in your Mid-to-late 20s2020-02-04T17:22:29+11:00

Marriage at First Sigh

That’s one very big, long sigh. As in ‘here we go again in unreality TV’. Today we took the plunge and sat through the first two episodes of Marriage at First

Marriage at First Sigh2020-02-04T15:38:41+11:00

Flash Wedding – Short Marriage

Weddings aren’t getting any cheaper. According to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the average wedding in Australia costs $36,200. Around half ($18,683) goes on the reception (food, alcohol, venue), with

Flash Wedding – Short Marriage2020-02-04T16:22:52+11:00