TWO IN ONE FLESH
The Baptism of the Lord
(Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Luke 3:15-16, 21-22)
Being what we promised to be
Today’s feast tells us who Jesus really is; it calls us to be what we promised at our wedding – a sign to the world of God’s love for all of us. At the core of this commitment is the undertaking to trust our spouse with who we really are – feelings, thoughts, ideas; all that makes us who we are today.
“The personal encounter with Christ through reading the Word of God together at home constitutes an inspired source of daily living for couples.”
The Synod Fathers
“MARRIAGE MATTERS offers a wonderful resource to couples to help them relate to the Sunday scripture readings and so enhance their love for one another."
Bishop Peter Doyle
Weekly reflections on the Sunday Mass scripture readings
This week’s reflection…
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MARRIAGE MATTERS are inspiring and very human considerations which can sow seeds of hope, offer meaningful challenges and encourage an openness in couples to deepen their relationship with each other and with God.
Bishop Jean Laffitte, Secretary to the Pontifical Council for the Family, has himself written the very positive and encouraging Foreword for this unique online resource.
We encourage you to download and use these in your Parish and Diocesan newsletters, anywhere that will help raise the profile of marriage.
©Two In One Flesh