Entries by scott

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 […]

5 Best Wedding Planning Apps

Planning your wedding is such a joyous time, but it can be a stressful one, especially when you truly just want everything to be perfect. Not only will you be thinking about all of your guests (what they will do, what they will eat and how they will be entertained), […]

An Introduction to and Benefits of Online Learning

Today, more and more people are embracing the benefits of e-learning. “E-learning” or “online learning” refers to any education that takes place via electronic media. This is most commonly done through the internet. E-learning is appealing to many for its convenience, comfort, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact. Following are just some […]

What is Natural Family Planning (NFP)?

Natural Family Planning is a method of planning your family in a natural way that respects the Catholic Church, but allows you to manage your fertility. Without using harmful drugs that provide a barrier to the connection with your spouse, natural family planning allows you the freedom to achieve, postpone […]

Marriage Prep Courses For Modern Couples

Meeting Catholic Church Requirements Young couples today desire accessible, convenient, uplifting, and modern ways of doing things. When planning to marry in the Catholic Church, demands are no different. That’s why The Marriage Group (in collaboration with the Family Ministries Office at the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit) pioneered this groundbreaking […]