Five Ways to Help an Unbelieving Spouse

Marriage is fraught with countless challenges—home ownership, finances, children, jobs, navigating the good days and the bad, and sometimes even just getting along. Being married to your best friend—someone who shares your likes and dislikes—is a blessing and makes life fun and exciting. Even your differences can be fun. Maybe his prankster personality makes you . . . Read more

Is Remarrying after Divorce a Sin?

The Beauty of Catholic Marriage   Is remarrying after divorce a sin? To answer this question from a Catholic viewpoint, we must first understand what Catholic marriage is. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines marriage as “the matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole . . . Read more

“Gender” Is Nothing But Ideology

None of the following is intended to be a personal attack on any person of any gender identity sexual orientation: homosexual, lesbian, transgender or any other. The Word of God and the Catholic Church teach us to love and respect these people, who have the same human dignity. They need our courteous help to live . . . Read more

The Christian Sexual Revolution

The Truly Radical Revolution that Accompanied Christianity “It is essential, therefore, that the values chosen and pursued in one’s life be true, because only true values can lead people to realize themselves fully, allowing them to be true to their nature. The truth of these values is to be found not by turning in on . . . Read more

Keeping Lines of Communication Open with God and Each Other

Man as Collaborator “Married people are the free and responsible collaborators with God the Creator in the most serious duty of transmitting human life,” reads the very first sentence of Humanae Vitae.  Explicit mention of God also occurs at least 24 times in the encyclical.  Then Pope Paul VI refers to married couples being “collaborators” . . . Read more

The Beauty of Having Children

Children, the Supreme Gift of Marriage Last year Christian musician Nichole Nordeman shared a humorous but tragic anecdote. She described overhearing a couple at the airport on a video chat with their “baby” and the baby’s “grandparents.” The parents, she said, were clearly suffering separation anxiety. “They are cooing and gushing and exclaiming ‘well look . . . Read more