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Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Chatting about: Marriage from the Introduction to the Devout Life

Questions to Ponder: The vocation to marriage necessarily calls into focus the procreative nature of marriage. How can marriage be procreative aside from the gift and fruitfulness of human life? Marriage has two ends: unitive and procreative (see Catechism 1601). What are your thoughts on this two-fold aspect of marriage? Have you ever thought (or […]

Chatting about Marriage

Have you ever thought of the fact that marriage is a vocation that should be discerned, just like the priesthood andr religious life is discerned? How do you think the Church can better highlight the sanctity and importance of marriage? How can married couples and families be supported in their vocation and helped to see […]

Marriage According to St Francis de Sales

We must ponder the holiness and dignity of this Sacrament      Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 38 “Counsels to Married People​” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis reminds us to pursue only that which is attainable. Marriage is a great Sacrament both in […]