While Arturo Mari may have started his professional photography career in the Vatican taking pictures of Pope Pius XII when he was just 16 years old, Mari’s work commanded the world’s attention when he accompanied history’s most travel-minded pope, St. John Paul II, on more than 100 pastoral visits outside Italy.
Millennials are known for setting social trends – and the latest involves their approach to marriage.
Now after its release 50 years ago, we can look back on Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae to see where we have progressed. At the time, there was much resistance, which I believe came from a prophetic teaching that was ahead of technology. Usually the Church is trying to do “catch-up” with new technology. Paul was a visionary!
Seven, Robed in White, Answer the Call to Serve; St. Gregory Theatre Group, Bellerose, presents “Sister Act;” free family care giving workshop;
Marriage Encounter Weekend; message from the Pope;
Marriage Encounter Weekend
In the same spirit as on their wedding days, more than 100 husbands and wives rededicated themselves to each other at the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass, June 9.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,
On June 9th, the Secretariat for Evangelization and Catechesis will sponsor the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass at the chapel of the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston. Auxiliary Bishop James Massa will be the main celebrant. This celebration invites all couples who have received the sacrament of Marriage, to renew their wedding vows. Special recognition will be given to couples celebrating their 25th, 50th, and 75th anniversaries. This celebration is not only for married couples, but also for families of the couples to come together and share in their wonderful love and commitment.
The Tablet’s Spring Wedding Guide is designed to assist all of the newly (and nearly) engaged, as well as their families and friends, in the exciting journey ahead – practically and spiritually.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) launched a new mobile-responsive website, ForYourMarriage.org, for couples at every stage of their journey together.
We had vowed to love each other till death do us part, and we knew we were serious about that commitment. But would we always feel so attracted and affectionate?
The Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens provides marriage preparation classes – also known as pre-Cana – in English, Spanish, Creole, Polish and Italian. There are specialized sessions for interfaith couples, couples who are re-marrying and couples convalidating civil unions.