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Marriage & Family – Vatican II

This excerpt from Gaudium et Spes, Vatican II's Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World, affirms the sanctity of marriage and the family....

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Cana, Best Wedding Venue Ever! – Podcast

7 minute Podcast describing the town of Cana in Galilee, site of the wedding feast of Cana.  A famous place of pilgrimage that celebrates marriage provides a memorable opportunity for the renewal of wedding vows. The most famous wedding feast of all time occurred in a...

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Marriage & Celibacy in God’s Honor – Ignatius to Polycarp

Ignatius of Antioch, in chains on his way to martyrdom in Rome, writes advice to his fellow bishop Polycarp.  Married and celibate members of the community should live their marriage or celibacy as offering in God's honor.  And the entire Church must offer to God...

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Christian Marriage -Tertullian

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

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Amoris Laetitia – A Conversation with Dr. Italy

In this video webinar of approximately 75 minutes, Dr. Matthew Bunson of the Catholic Distance University (CDU), initiates a conversation with two other CDU professors, Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio (Dr. Italy) and Dr. James Kruggel, on Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation on Marriage and the Family, Amoris...