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Life Matters: Love and Marriage Span:La Vida Importa: Amor y Matrimonio - 2011-12 Life Matters: Marriage, the Sanctuary of Life
The desire to love and be loved "happily ever after" by one special person is woven into our human nature. Marriage is that safe place where couples and their children can flourish. In contrast, sexual intimacy outside marriage is a cheap and ultimately harmful imitation of the faithful and permanent, love- and life-giving, communion of body, mind, and soul that God designed marriage to be. The desire to love and be loved "happily ever after" by one special person is woven into our human nature. Marriage is that safe place where couples and their children can flourish. Professor Helen Alvaré, Esq. contrasts the Catholic vision of marriage, where children are welcomed and spouses grow in selfless love, with the view prevailing today, that marriage exists for one’s personal happiness alone.  Spanish Item #C1254 (Limited supply available).
Span:Life Matters: Marriage, the Sanctuary of Life Life Matters: Explaining the Reality of Marriage to Family and Friends Span:Life Matters: Reality of Marriage
Professor Helen Alvaré, Esq. contrasts the Catholic vision of marriage, where children are welcomed and spouses grow in selfless love, with the view prevailing today, that marriage exists for one’s personal happiness alone. William B. May, President of Catholics for the Common Good Mr. May explains how Catholics can convey the reality of marriage to family and friends. Spanish: Prod. 1356 William B. May, President of Catholics for the Common Good Mr. May explains how Catholics can convey the reality of marriage to family and friends.
Span:Sacraments and Social Mission Made for Life (DVD, Resource Booklet, Viewer's Guide) Made for Each Other (DVD Package)
Span:Sacraments and Social Mission, Los Sacramentos y la Mision Social: Vivir el Evangelio, Ser Discipulos Made for Life: A Catechetical and Educational Aid on the Gift of Children and the Indispensable Place of Fathers and Mothers in Marriage and Society is the second installment of materials in the Marriage: Unique for a Reason Initiative, and builds on the first DVD package entitled Made For Each Other. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee for the Defense of Marriage has launched a new initiative for the protection of marriage, entitled Marriage: Unique for a Reason. The initiative is to help catechize and educate Catholics on the meaning of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. This package contains a DVD, Viewer's Guide, and Resource Booklet. No. 7-170
made for freedom made for the common good Sacraments and Social Mission: Living the Gospel, Being Disciples
This video and accompanying study guide focus on the intersection of marriage and religious freedom in America. This DVD and accompanying study guide explores the importance of marriage to the common good of society.
In the sacraments, we are formed as Christ's disciples, then sent on his mission in the world! This color, 32-page booklet can help all Catholics to better understand the connections between the celebration of the sacraments and our social mission as followers of Jesus and members of the Body of Christ.
Marriage & Family: The Home of the New Evangelization Between Man and Woman: Between Man & Woman Bulletin Insert
Because of their unique vocation to build up society, families have a special role to play in the New Evangelization.
Note: This publication is ONLY sold in multiples of 25. The short statement Between Man and Woman expresses the Catholic Church's core belief and teaching about marriage, which can be applied to the current debate about extending marriage to include the legal recognition of same-sex unions.
The short statement Between Man and Woman expresses the Catholic Church's core belief and teaching about marriage.
Span:Between Man and Woman: Questions a El Matrimonio (Marriage: Love and Life, Leaders Guide) Compendium on the Family and Human Life
Please Note: This publication is ONLY sold in multiples of 25. The short statement Between Man and Woman expresses the Catholic Church's core belief and teaching about marriage. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage latest resource of the Marriage: Unique for a Reason initiative is a catechetical film in Spanish (with option subtitles in English) entitled El Matrimonio: Hecho para el amor y la vida (Marriage: Made for Love and Life). “The nuclear family that develops from marriage is the basic cell of society,” said Pope St. John Paul II. Now more than ever, that basic cell is under pressure from modern society. It can be hard to hear the Church's voice of Truth in the midst of all the noise.