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1600-TheSacramentOfMatrimony

  1. 1. The Sacrament of Matrimony "You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate." - Pope John Paul II A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  2. 2. The Sacrament of Matrimony "You must discover that you can and indeed have the responsibility to become holy in marriage and through marriage." - Nguyen Van Thuan A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  3. 3. The Sacrament of Matrimony "We have had our vision of what a blessing God intended marriage to be, dulled by the sorry examples of marriage we see around us today." - Andrew Wommack A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  4. 4. The Sacrament of Matrimony "The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted." - Saint Aurelius Augustine A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  5. 5. The Sacrament of Matrimony "The marriage covenant reflects God’s love as we receive it, absorb it, and give it away. Through covenant we discover the avenues of true love and growth. " - J. Johnston A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  6. 6. The Sacrament of Matrimony "The love that exists between a husband and wife is an extension of Gods love." - Nguyen Van Thuan A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  7. 7. The Sacrament of Matrimony "The love between husband and wife should mirror the love of Christ for the Church, a love that is complete, unconditional, self- sacrificing, unending, nourishi ng, and cherishing." - Lucas Pollice A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  8. 8. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Most couples have no idea of what God intended marriage to be, so they settle for the same substandard relations that they see others experiencing." - Andrew Wommack A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  9. 9. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Marriage is the only covenant in the Bible that allows two people to be perfectly joined in all areas of life, from the physical to the spiritual. Where else but in marriage can we find such sacredness and dignity placed together?" - Lawrence Martin A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  10. 10. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners." - Rowan D. Williams A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  11. 11. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Marriage consists of our first entering into a covenant relationship with Christ and then with each other" - Marlin K. Jensen A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  12. 12. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it." - Boris Pasternak A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  13. 13. The Sacrament of Matrimony "Jesus came to redeem humanity through love, and that through the sacrament of Matrimony humanity is enriched in an extraordinary way." - Nguyen Van Thuan A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  14. 14. The Sacrament of Matrimony "I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life." - Rite of Marriage A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  15. 15. The Sacrament of Matrimony "From childhood on I have had the dream of life lived as a sacrament... the dream implied taking life ritually as something holy." - Bernard Berenson A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  16. 16. The Sacrament of Matrimony "A person who has not journeyed sufficiently on the road to maturity and generosity is not capable of a true marriage, even though he or she may be quite capable of sharing an apartment or conceiving a child." - Thomas Richstatter A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime
  17. 17. The Sacrament of Matrimony "A marriage based on mutual esteem, built up by lasting affection, and crowned with Heavens blessing, is the fair remnant left us on earth of the institutions of Paradise." - S. Walker A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime

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