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Christian Marriage -- Tertullian

The Beauty of Christian Marriage

 

Tertullian

Early Church Father

 

 

 

Christian Marriage, Catholic Wedding

From a letter by Tertullian, an Early Church Father, to his wife, ca. 202 AD, illustrating the great esteem for the sacrament of holy matrimony in the days of the early Catholic Church.

 

How beautiful, then, the marriage of two Christians, two who are one in hope, one in desire, one in the way of life they follow, one in the religion they practice.

 

They are as brother and sister, both servants of the same Master. Nothing divides them, either in flesh or in Spirit. They are in very truth, two in one flesh; and where there is but one flesh there is also but one spirit.

 

They pray together, they worship together, they fast together; instructing one another, encouraging one another, strengthening one another.

 

Catholic Marriage, Wedding, Christian MarriageSide by side they face difficulties and persecution, share their consolations. They have no secrets from one another, they never shun each other's company; they never bring sorrow to each other's hearts… Psalms and hymns they sing to one another.

 

Hearing and seeing this, Christ rejoices. To such as these He gives His peace. Where there are two together, there also He is present, and where He is, there evil is not.

 

 

 

 

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The Catholic Church on Sex, Marriage,

Divorce and Annulment

by Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio

 

Catholic Church, Marriage, Divorce, AnnulmentsIn these two talks on marriage, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Catholic theologian and father of five, explains why the Catholic Church is a champion, not enemy, of love and intimacy. 

 

CD 1: Love, Sex and the Catholic Church

CD 2: Marriage, Divorce and Annulment: the Catholic Perspective

 

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