Sacrament of Marriage

POPE FRANCIS’ TOP 20 QUOTES ON LOVE IN THE FAMILY IN AMORIS LAETITIA’S CHAPTER 4. MUST-READ AND MEDITATE BY ALL FAMILY MEMBERS!


POPE FRANCIS’ TOP 20 QUOTES ON LOVE IN THE FAMILY IN AMORIS LAETITIA’S CHAPTER 4. MUST-READ AND MEDITATE BY ALL FAMILY MEMBERS!   Dear brethren in Christ, this summary of Pope Francis’ top 20 quotes on love in the family which is a result of the Pope’s reflection on the Pauline Hymn to Charity, is a MUST-READ, MUST-MEDITATE POST BY THE ENTIRE FAMILY. It would also help you as a QUICK GUIDE BEFORE you read the chapter which I strongly recommend for []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE KINDNESS OF LOVE. As a continuation of Pope Francis’ explanation of the Pauline Hymn to Charity, he affirms in “Amoris laetitia,” nn. 93-94 that love, which is KIND, is at the SERVICE OF OTHERS. “’Patience’ is not a completely passive attitude, but one accompanied by activity, by a dynamic and creative interaction with others. The word indicates that love BENEFITS and HELPS others. For this reason, it is translated as “kind”; love is EVER READY TO BE OF []

POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE.


POPE FRANCIS ON THE PATIENCE OF LOVE. In “Amoris laetitia” nn. 91-92, Pope Francis explains why love is patient which all members of the family should meditate upon. I quote: “This does not simply have to do with ‘enduring all things’… It refers, then, to the quality of one who does not act on impulse and avoids giving offense. [It] does not mean letting ourselves be constantly mistreated, tolerating physical aggression or allowing other people to use us. We encounter problems whenever []

Summaries of Catholic Teaching. Topic 25: MARRIAGE


Summaries of Catholic Teaching Topic 25: MARRIAGE Rev. Prof. Rafael Diaz, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce (Roma) “The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring, has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament between the baptized” (Code of Canon Law , 1055 §1). The divine plan []

AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK.


AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE): POPE FRANCIS’ POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION. SUMMARY AND DOWNLOAD LINK. Dear brethren in Christ, the much-awaited and prayed for document, the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love),” on Marriage and Family has been released. Below is the download link to the full text of the Apostolic Exhortation and a Vatican-provided summary as well. Happy reading and God bless you and your family! Download pdf in: http://w2.vatican.va/content/dam/francesco/pdf/apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20160319_amoris-laetitia_en.pdf +++SUMMARY BEGINS HERE+++ Below is the Vatican-provided summary []

POPE FRANCIS ON LOVE AND FIDELITY BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE


POPE FRANCIS ON LOVE AND FIDELITY BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE Dear friends, here you have a beautiful discourse on love and fidelity between husband and wife which Pope Francis gave in yesterday’s General Audience (Oct. 21, 2015). In it, the Holy Father insisted on the following ideas: The “promise of love and fidelity made between husbands and wives is the basis of all family life.” This promise “implies the commitment to receive and educate the children, but it is also carried out []