Marriage Enrichment

Enrich Your Marriage

Resources to Help Strengthen Your Marriage

What Makes Marriage WorkFeatured Article

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What Makes Marriage Work

What is the one indispensable ingredient for making marriages work? Family life educators usually answer: communication. This is good news, because effective communication can be learned.

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Humanum Video Series

Encountering the Harmony of Man, Woman and Creation

Humanum brings sociological and anthropological truths about marriage to a global audience through film.

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Parish Programs to Enrich Your Marriage

Choice Wine LogoParadisus Dei

The creators of TMIY offer nine dynamic sessions that will "divorce proof" your marriage.

Currently being offered at these parishes in the Diocese of Green Bay:

Covenant of Love LogoCovenant of Love

Parish-based monthly gathering of couples to assist them in becoming the "true" domestic church by providing practical tools to live God's plan for marriage..

Currently being offered at these parishes in the Diocese of Green Bay:

Website Resources for Marriage Enrichment

For Your Marriage LogoFor Your Marriage

Internet initiative from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops full of resources to help you enhance and build a happy, strong marriage.

The 5 Love LanguagesThe 5 Love Languages

Unhappiness in marriage is often because we speak different love languages, believes Dr. Gary Chapman. In 30 years as a marriage counselor he identified five love languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Discover the language of you and your spouse and learn to communicate in a new way.

Book Suggestions for Marriage Enrichment

For Better Forever Catholic Guide to Lifelong MarriageFor Better ... Forever: A Catholic Guide to Lifelong Marriage

Greg and Lisa Popcak reveal the secrets of a "for better, forever" marriage, whether you are a newlywed or have been married for years.

They also use cutting-edge psychology to a clearly explain the Catholic vision of love and marriage in this beautiful and practical book.

Love RespectLove & Respect

Dr. Emmerson Eggerichs develops the biblical passage from Ephesians 5:33 ("But every husband must love his wife as he loves himself, and wives should respect their husbands" -- God's Word® translation).

His premise is that communication between a husband and wife is often frustrated because of the vastly different ways in which men and women perceive love. Women are wired to need unconditional love while men need to feel unconditionally respected.

The Marriage God Wants for YouThe Marriage God Wants for You

Cardinal Donald Wuerl combines his years of pastoral experience and his gift as a teacher with short vignettes by married couples courage to weave both a useful resource for marriage preparation and guidance for any Catholic confused about the debates on marriage.

His book, subtitled "Why the Sacrament Makes All the Difference," gives hope and courage to both engaged couples and those married for many years.

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