Commitment

In his book, 'The Power of Commitment', Scott Stanley (USA) provides some very useful insights into the nature of commitment. He identifies two types of relationship commitment: constraints and dedication. Constraint

Commitment2020-10-02T12:57:27+10:00

The Nature of Love

We all 'know' what love is: it's that feeling of affection and attachment we experience for another person. But is love just a feeling? Or is there more to it?

The Nature of Love2020-07-30T16:28:25+10:00

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 Marriage Kit: Why Marry?

Couples marry for all sorts of reasons, but one of the almost universal expectations of couples is that marriage will make them happy. It is after all a dominant emotion of the

The Marriage Kit: Why Marry?2020-10-27T16:22:04+11:00

Engaged Couples Ask Pope Questions

On the feast of St Valentine's Day, Pope Francis answered the questions of three engaged couples in St. Peter's Square, with an audience of 20 000 other young engaged couples. Here

Engaged Couples Ask Pope Questions2020-07-07T10:46:03+10:00

Faithful

“I (name) take you, (name), to be my wife/husband. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and

Faithful2015-01-15T14:57:25+11:00

The Language of Love

A sacrament makes visible in a human way something that is invisible or spiritual. In other words, a sacrament images and reveals the mystery of God. Every sacrament has two key aspects

The Language of Love2015-01-15T15:05:11+11:00

Body Language

Pope John Paul II called marital sex a sacred body language, an act that communicated the total self-giving of husband to wife and wife to husband. This sacred meaning of sexual intercourse

Body Language2015-01-15T15:05:21+11:00
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