Entries by scott

New Money Matters Segment

The Marriage Group is excited to announce a brand new Money Matters segment to its popular online marriage prep class, Living Our Faith in Love™! Introducing Michelle Shepley, Vice President and Senior Mortgage Sales Manager of a regional bank. Michelle shares relevant financial advice for today’s engaged couples, while reflecting […]

Marriage Prep During the Christmas Season

Merry Christmas to our parish and diocesan partners all around the country! We just wanted to send out a quick reminder about one of the challenges and blessings during the Christmas/Advent season as it relates to preparing engaged couples for marriage. We serve thousands of couples with our online marriage […]

Free eBook: Meeting Today’s Churchgoers Online

We are offering a free eBook on how to effectively communicate with your parishioners and attendees outside of the Church. Based on our previous blog post, you will learn to use Social Media, Email Newsletters, Surveys, Videos, and Live Streaming to meet today’s churchgoers where they are: ONLINE. Enter your […]

A Brief History of Marriage: 1960s-Present

Marriage has a long history, originating before written records, possibly during the Stone Age. However, as cultural norms shift, so too has the definition and nature of marriage. It wasn’t until the fall of the Romans that the Catholic Church elevated marriage to a holy sacrament. Unlike these early forms […]

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One Marriage, One Income.

‘For richer, for poorer’…. it’s right there in the traditional marriage vows, but how many of us consider the consequences of actually living it out in the real world? The sad statistic is that up to 50% of marriages end in divorce, with finances (or lack of them) being a […]