Why Marriage? Why in The Church?

Father Jeffrey Mickler preaches on the importance of marriage and the signficance of holding this sacrament in a Church.
by Father Jeffrey Mickler, SSP | Source: StPaulsTube.com


THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY
 
(CCC 1601) "The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament."

MARRIAGE IN GOD'S PLAN
(CCC 1602)  Sacred Scripture begins with the creation of man and woman in the image and likeness of God and concludes with a vision of "the wedding-feast of the Lamb."85 Scripture speaks throughout of marriage and its "mystery," its institution and the meaning God has given it, its origin and its end, its various realizations throughout the history of salvation, the difficulties arising from sin and its renewal "in the Lord" in the New Covenant of Christ and the Church.

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Why Marriage? Why in The Church?

 

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