|John and Teri Bosio presenting "Love bears all things. Love believes all things. Love hopes all things. Love endures all thing."|
The Diocesan Office of Family Life and Marriage is sponsoring a series of four sessions on Pope Francis’ exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, The Joy of Love. The focus will be on Chapter Four of the document, Love in Marriage in which the Holy Father beautifully reflects on 1 Cor. 13 and St. Paul’s attributes of love. Married and engaged couples are invited to attend. The dates are September 6, 13, 20 and 27. The location is the Catholic Pastoral Center, 2800 McGavock Pike. Each session begins at 7pm and will conclude at 8:30pm. Presentations will be given by a priest, deacon, and married couples. Each session is independent. You are welcome to attend all four or as many as your schedule allows. See session list below. Pre-registration is not required. For more information contact Deacon Tom Samoray at: email@example.com.
Aimee and Collen Mayer presenting "Love is patient. Love is service. Love is not jealous. Love is not boastful. Love is not
rude." on Sept. 13.
A four part series on Pope Francis’ reflections in Chapter Four and St. Paul’s letter to the Corinthians on the attributes of love and marriage.
September 6: Presenters: Deacon Mike and Elizabeth Morris
Topics: Love is patient. Love is service. Love is not jealous. Love is not boastful. Love is not rude. #90-100
September 13: Presenters: Collen and Aimee Mayer
Topics: Love is generous. Love is not resentful. Love forgives. Love rejoices with others. #101-110
September 20: Presenters: John and Teri Bosio
Topics: Love bears all things. Love believes all things. Love hopes all things. Love endures all things. #111-119
September 27: Presenter: Fr. Thomas Kalam
Topics: Growing in conjugal love. Lifelong sharing in marriage. The joy and beauty of marriage. #120-130
Each session begins at 7pm and ends at 8:30pm. The sessions are open to everyone especially the married and engaged. Location: Catholic Pastoral Center, 2800 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented by the Diocesan Office of Family Life and Marriage
If you will be celebrating your silver or golden wedding anniversary in 2017, CONGRATULATIONS!
Mark Sunday, February 12, 2017 on your calendar as Bishop Choby will celebrate your milestone on World Marriage Day at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.
Look for more information from your parish in the months to come. Below is a photo from this year’s 2016 celebration. Photos by Peyton Hoge.
Couples for Christ:
Couples for Christ is a movement intended for the renewal and strengthening of Christian family life. The members have committed themselves to the Lord and to one another so that they may grow in maturity as men and women of God and fulfill their primary vocation of rising up families under the Lordship of Jesus Christ and for the service of the kingdom of God. Mission: Building the Church of the Home and Building the Church of the Poor.
Contact: Zaldi Zapana 904-434-2117
Family Honor Inc.:
Parents are called to be the primary educators of their children. Family Honor’s Leading and Loving program assists parents by providing opportunities to learn principles to help their children grow in goodness and virtue.
Three to Get Married:
Three to Get Married immerses engaged couples in the full teachings of the Catholic Church regarding marriage and family. The retreat includes a variety of seminars, discussions and private time to ensure each couple is presented with the spiritual, emotional, psychological and cultural dimensions of Catholic married and family life.
Contact: Elizabeth and Kyle Ludvik: email@example.com
Married couples of all ages are invited to a monthly Date Night every fourth Saturday at 6:30pm at St. Mary of the Seven Sorrows downtown Nashville. The “Beloved” marriage enrichment series is presented with couple dialogue and group discussion.
Contact: Laura Czarka: firstname.lastname@example.org
Six Dates for Catholic Couples:
The focus of the ministry is marriage enrichment in the form of books, date night programs, couples’ retreats, and family ministry training for deacons and priests. The ministry evolved out of numerous requests received from parishes and dioceses throughout the USA.
Contact: John and Teri Bosio 615-758-9694
Retrouvaille is a lifeline for married couples to help them put the pieces back together and rebuild loving relationships. The program begins with a weekend experience in which couples learn to re-establish communication and to gain new insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple. The weekend is followed by a series of “post” sessions of about two hours each held over a period pf about 12 weeks.
Contact: Pat and Tom Ackerman: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.HelpOurMarriage.com Phone: 800-470-2230
Natural Family Planning: