Becky Roach. We tend to dedicate years of education to get ready for our jobs, but when it comes to marriage most of us focus more on planning a wedding than investing the hours needed to prepare for the lifelong vocation of marriage. Commit to your marriage today by becoming a student of the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony. Invest in good books, talk to couples who have lived this vocation to the fullest, and learn how to pray with your spouse. We have found these Catholic books on marriage to be incredibly helpful for couples.
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Get 6 Free Issues! When I was in my 40s, every morning on the New York City crosstown bus I had a knock-down, drag-out fight with God over being single. How I hated that book! Since then, through my work in two Manhattan parishes, I have met many young Catholic women who were longing to marry and struggling even to find someone to date. Knowing the suffering the inability to find a spouse entailed, my heart went out to them. I knew that the choice of these young women to abstain from sex before marriage meant that many of them would never marry.
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