Marriage

Marriage”For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and they two shall be in one flesh.”
—Matthew 19:5 (Genesis 2:24)

“What therefore God hath joined together,
let no man put asunder.” —Mark 10:9

For Catholics, the Sacrament of Marriage, or Holy Matrimony, is a publicly witnessed sign of one man and one woman making a total gift of self to each other. It is also a public witness of God’s creation of man and woman in His image and likeness. The loving covenant union of husband and wife reveals the family values and moral values God has established.

 

 

Jesus brought to full awareness the divine plan for marriage. In John’s Gospel, Christ’s first miracle occurs at the wedding in Cana. “The Church attaches great importance to Jesus’

 

 

Please make initial arrangement with the Pastor at least 4-months prior to the projected date of Marriage. All couples share in the Pre-Cana program three months prior to their Marriage. Catholics must be regularly attending Mass here.

“The marriage covenant, by which a man and a woman form with each other an intimate communion of life and love… gives spouses the grace to love each other with the love with which Christ has loved His Church; the grace of the sacrament thus perfects the human love of the spouses, strengthens their indissoluble unity, and sanctifies them on the way to eternal life.” —Catechism of the Catholic Church #1660-1 (cf. Council of Trent DS #1799)

Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Mon
7:00 pm SVDP Society
SVDP Society
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Dec
20
Wed
7:00 pm K of C Mtg
K of C Mtg
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Dec
21
Thu
5:00 pm Adoration
Adoration
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 22 @ 5:15 pm
 
Dec
24
Sun
all-day Coffee & Donuts @ School Cafeteria after 8 & 10am Masses
Coffee & Donuts @ School Cafeteria after 8 & 10am Masses
Dec 24 all-day
 
10:00 am Parish Library Open 10am Mass @ Parish Vestibule near bathroom following 10am Mass
Parish Library Open 10am Mass @ Parish Vestibule near bathroom following 10am Mass
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Dec
28
Thu
5:00 pm Adoration
Adoration
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 29 @ 5:15 pm