Tag: Marriage

Our Interview on Catholic Answers Live

Earlier this week we had the pleasure of doing an interview on Catholic Answers Live. We got to field some questions from callers which highlighted that the need for the formation of holy marriages is greater than ever. We all have work to do in the vineyard of the Lord! We’re on at the 1 hour and 15 minute mark.…

The Rollarcoaster of Family & Faith: Interview with Bill Donaghy of the TOB Institute

While we’re STILL waiting for the birth of our third child—this Advent has been so literal—we made time to chat with our longtime friend Bill Donaghy from the Theology of the Body Institute on all things TOB and the absurdity of parenthood.  Check out the link below! We met at the Institute, so naturally, we’re a little biased, but seriously,…

The Spousal Meaning of Your Body

  “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This is a great mystery, and I mean in reference to Christ and the Church.”  (Eph. 5:31-32) As my beloved toddler scrambles to attempt and contribute to this short blog, I ponder the above passage…

Ascension Presents: Marriage & Family

“Today, there are those who say that marriage is out of fashion… They say that it is not worth making a life-long commitment, making a definitive decision, ‘for ever’, because we do not know what tomorrow will bring. I ask you, instead, to be revolutionaries, I ask you to swim against the tide; yes, I am asking you to rebel…

My Marriage is Not a Fairy Tale

My Marriage is Not a Fairy Tale by Jackie Angel Also titled, “How you can marry the man of your dreams and still want to punch him in the face sometimes” A few years ago, as a single woman, I sat across from a young engaged couple at a Theology of the Body retreat during lunchtime. Curious about their “love…

Why Marriage Won’t Cure Your Porn Problem

  I wrote an article recently for Covenant Eyes on the subject of “Why Marriage Won’t Cure Your Porn Problem.” In a nutshell, we need to have cultivated discipline and mastery of self before we take our marital vows, not after.  There’s no magical power in the wedding ring; it isn’t forged in the fires of Mt. Doom or Mt. Virtue.…