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Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

(Daniel 12:1-3 Hebrews 10:11-14; 18 Mark 13:24-32)

We do not know the hour or the day

The world will not last for ever, and marriage too will end when one spouse dies. This week, we married people are reminded to reflect on the treasures of love in our life: romance, warmth, tenderness, joyful celebrations, intimate moments and the fruitfulness of our love. Let’s celebrate each other, reconcile past hurts and continually praise God for His blessings.

“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: Year B - PDF

Marriage Matters: Year C - PDF

Marriage Matters: Year B - Word

Marriage Matters: Year C - Word

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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.


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