Major USCCB Marriage Projects & Activities Marriage is a practice common to all cultures in all ages.

The marriage relationship is one that requires attention, nurturing, love, and fun!
We provide resources — articles, interviews, assessments and radio programming — to help you and your marriage grow. The freshly minted bride and groom foresee a great adventure which will be lived in a whirlwind of joy. At its most basic level, marriage is a union between a man and a woman for the purpose of procreation and mutual support, or love.

It is, therefore, a natural institution, something common to all mankind. Marriage statistics for 2006 (the most recent year figures are available) 3,002,661 – Catholic marriages worldwide. Nothing could be clearer to them. Marriage: it’s complicated. That is, except in the beginning—before the wedding, when two mere mortals, both imperfect yet enamored of each other, decide it’s time to build a life together. by Most Reverend Bishop Michael J. Sheridan, Bishop of Colorado Springs (3 parts) MOST REV. By Coletta E January 6, 2019 No Comments. Download Share. 2,732,386 – Between Catholics. We must ask important questions: What is marriage, its purposes, and its value to individuals, families and society? These articles offer helpful FAQs about the Church’s teaching. The marital status of Catholic Americans, according to a 2007 report by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University. A Pastoral Statement of the Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops. Marriage is Important to the Catholic Church, Here is Why. A young couple looks at marriage through the eyes of romance. If you’d like to learn more about any of these teachings, or other parts of the Catholic faith, here are definitive sources for information about Catholic teaching: Catechism of the Catholic Church is an integrated presentation of the Catholic faith in its entirety. It strengthens all the members, provides best for the needs of children, and causes the church of the home to be an effective sign of Christ in the world" (U.S. Catholic Bishops, Follow the Way of Love: A Pastoral Message to Families, 1994). Jeffrey A. Mirus • 1/1/2011. Download Share.

Catholic Marriage Numbers. The Trouble with Troubled Marriages. MICHAEL J. SHERIDAN part 1: Startling Numbers with Regards to Catholic Marriage in the US MOST REV. Articles Catechesis on Marriage. A Meditation on a Mature Marriage. Each spouse in a marriage gives up some rights over his or her life in exchange for rights over the life of the other spouse. If you want to reignite your marriage with passion and intimacy, we’ll help. Pia de Solenni • 1/1/2016. "A committed, permanent, faithful relationship of husband and wife is the root of a family.