Entries by Claudio Mora

Engagement in These Wild Times

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God is Bigger than a Pandemic. By now, we probably do not want to hear anything else about COVID-19 and its effects on our lives. The whole world has changed because of this pandemic. There are many adaptations, changes, and new ways of doing things. We might feel stressed, afraid, […]

Why Is It Important for Catholics to get Married?

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When we ask couples who are preparing for marriage, “Why do you want to get married in the Catholic Church?” sometimes the answers include…. “It is a family tradition”, or … “it is the right thing to do”, or “our family expects it”. But there are deeper, more profound reasons […]

National Marriage Week 2020

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Every year from February 7th to the 14th we celebrate “National Marriage Week.” What is National Marriage Week? It is a week dedicated to celebrate and support marriages in the United States and also in other countries around the world. “National Marriage Week USA is part of International Marriage Week, […]


Advent and Marriage Preparation

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The name Advent (from the Latin word Adventus, which signifies a coming) is applied to the time of year during which the Church requires the faithful to prepare for the celebration of the feast of Christmas — the anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ. The season of Advent lasts […]

Love is Thankful

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How often do we remember to give thanks for the acts of love and kindness we constantly receive? How many times do we take for granted the love that surrounds us? The celebration of Thanksgiving comes into our lives once a year as a reminder to be thankful, not only […]

A Fruitful Orientation at the USCCB

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October 8th-10th, several new Diocesan Directors of Family Life gathered at the Washington Retreat House in Washington, DC for an orientation that was put together by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and its Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family and Youth. The goal of the orientation was to introduce […]