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    Marriage Matters

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

(Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24 2 Corinthians 8:7; 9:13-15 Mark 5:21-43)

The triumph of love over fear

The love that a married couple have for one another gives them the strength to overcome together the situations that occur in their life. Whether it is illness, difficult relationships with children or parents, unemployment, work issues or financial worries, Jesus tells us not to be afraid but to trust and have faith in each other and in Him.

“The personal encounter with Christ through reading the Word of God together at home constitutes an inspired source of daily living for couples.”

The Synod Fathers

“MARRIAGE MATTERS offers a wonderful resource to couples to help them relate to the Sunday scripture readings and so enhance their love for one another."

Bishop Peter Doyle

Weekly reflections on the Sunday Mass scripture readings

This week’s reflection…

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Marriage Matters: Year B  -  PDF   Word

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MARRIAGE MATTERS are inspiring and very human considerations which can sow seeds of hope, offer meaningful challenges and encourage an openness in couples to deepen their relationship with each other and with God.

Bishop Jean Laffitte, Secretary to the Pontifical Council for the Family, has himself written the very positive and encouraging Foreword for this unique online resource.

We encourage you to download and use these in your Parish and Diocesan newsletters, anywhere that will help raise the profile of marriage.


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