US Bishops’ For Your Marriage March Newsletter

For Your Marriage

An Initiative of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Here to help you live out a happy & holy marriage!

 

You, Your Spouse, and Lent

Observing Lent? Try a Team Approach

The weeks of Lent can feel like a long time to give up a favorite activity or stick to a new prayer routine. During this season, your spouse can be a source of encouragement, challenge, and growth!

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Tip of the Month

March 21: “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone.” (John 8:7) One can’t be married without noticing the other’s faults. Knowing our own faults, however, can help us be more gentle toward our spouse.

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It’s Here! The Updated FYM site!

On February 7, For Your Marriage launched a brand new, mobile-friendly website! The updated site makes it easier for you to access marriage tips, book reviews, stories from real couples, and more! Stay tuned for more great content to help you live and love with joy.

 

Book of the Month: Intimate Graces: How Practicing the Works of Mercy Brings Out the Best in Marriage

The Lenten traditions of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving includes serving others through works of mercy. Husband and wife team Dominick Pastore and Teresa Tomeo provide reflections on the 14 works of mercy and how to integrate them into your married life.

 

Blog Post of the Month: Sacrifice: The Key to Holiness in Marriage

Sacrifice is an essential part of Lent – and marriage too. Inspired by a couples’ Stations of the Cross, blogger Kathleen reflects on the many ways to sacrifice for your spouse and how it can strengthen your marriage.