Category Archives: Couple Prayer

Advent Calendar

These days before Christmas can be hectic and sometimes our relationship doesn’t get much attention.  We are late getting started, but taking a cue from the Advent Calendar, we give you a list of an activity that you can do … Continue reading

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Dreams, Part 2

As we said last week, we are beginning another segment of dreams we have been creating for some time.  We had lunch or dinner the past week with many old friends.  Each of them in their own ways encouraged us … Continue reading

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Praying for All Marriages

We usually tend to write about marriage specifically in terms of husband/wife relationship issues. This week, however, we discovered a prayer titled, “Intercessory Prayers for Married Couples. The prayers are in the form of a litany – each line begins … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to Engaged Couples, Question 2

As we promised last week, this week we share with you the the second question  Pope Francis addressed in his talk to engaged couples on Valentine’s day. Question 2: Living together: the “style” of married life Holiness, to live together … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on Marriage that Lasts Forever

On Valentine’s Day Pope Francis met with engaged couples in St. Peter’s Square.  He had couples submit questions to him before the meeting and he chose three that he responded to as he spoke to them  His responses speak to … Continue reading

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We Give Thanks

For our Creator God and Father, who gives us life, sustains our lives and cares for us by providing all things for us. For Jesus Christ, our Savior God, who saved us from our sins, forgives us when we fall, … Continue reading

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De-germ your relationship

As winter approaches many get more concerned with the presence of germs in their lives.  Closed houses keep germs inside and thus we get more colds and perhaps the flu. So we are encouraged to wash our hands more and … Continue reading

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Marriage as “Little Church”

Marriages in the Catholic Church are often referred to as little churches.  We have talked about this on many occasions with each other and at numerous enrichment events.  This idea has been on my mind over the past month as … Continue reading

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Marriage in Retirement: In the Land of the Living

Last week we considered some aspects of retirement, including the idea that we live in different lands at different times in our lives.  The phrase “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the Land of … Continue reading

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Marriage & the Seven Deadly Sins

Yesterday I (Bob) was rereading Anthony Marinelli’s short book, Conscience & Catholic Faith in connection with a project I am working on and came to a section on sin and virtue.  The sins and virtues we find in the Bible … Continue reading

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