Looking for the secret of a happy marriage? Packed with encouraging, down-to-earth advice, Marriage as Gift also offers solid wisdom on how to build a lifelong marriage founded on mutual love, respect, and commitment. With her extensive experience as both wife and mother, Josephine Robinson presents practical ideas on themes ranging from the sacramentality of marriage and its foundation in God’s love...to the everyday issues of sharing chores, managing money, and the communication skills that promote healthy, vibrant relationships. Based on John Paul II’s teaching on the theology of the body, this volume is also the perfect companion for couples seeking to deepen their understanding of sex, love, and the meaning of a life lived together. Includes uplifting stories of married saints and questions after each chapter that provide points for personal reflection and group discussion. Other topics: Practicing the faith as a couple Catholic family planning Encouragement for new parents Understanding the Rite of Marriage and planning your wedding ceremony Coping with marital difficulties Looking for an engagement gift? This book is the answer! Also a great resource for young people, newlyweds, or anyone discerning their path in life. What Are People Saying about this Title? “It is refreshing to find a writer who has the skills to present the wisdom of the Church’s teaching on marriage in such an accessible style...I commend Marriage as Gift to anyone who means to deepen their knowledge of Catholic teaching, but especially to couples preparing to answer the call from God to commit themselves to one another in unconditional love.” —Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop of Westminster Marriage as Gift is itself a gift—a sorely needed resource and compilation of Church teaching for young couples considering marriage, those preparing for marriage, and the newly married. Robinson i
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Book Description Pauline Books & Media, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110819848581