Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Activity: Practical Suggestions for Christian Living (Matrimony)

    Supplies

  • None
  • Prep Time

  • N/A
  • Difficulty

  • • •
  • Cost

  • N/A
  • For Ages

  • 21+
  • Activity Types

    Linked Activities

    • None

    Files

    • None

    Linked Recipes

    • None

    Linked Prayers

    • None

    Feasts

    Seasons

    • None

Ways to keep your marriage renewed, happy, and holy.

DIRECTIONS

1. Make your marriage partner feel you're glad to see him (or her) at the end of the day's work.

2. Always speak gently and quietly about the house.

3. Praise your partner whenever an opportunity presents itself; we all operate better on encouragement.

4. Remember anniversaries and birthdays; the little thoughtfulnesses of life make pleasant living.

5. Invite your partner's in-laws as often as you do your own family.

6. Start and end each meal with prayer; God's blessings smooth the way of daily living.

7. Endeavor to make your home another Nazareth; remember, that is a family project.

8. When opinions differ, try to see the other person's view; after all, there are two sides usually.

9. Be patient and prayerful; it accomplishes more than whining and nagging.

10. Receive the Sacraments as a family unit; it brings blessings and graces.

11. Respect the privacy of each other's mail; read that of others only upon invitation.

12. End every day with a prayer together; after all, you all received much that day purely because of God's goodness to His creatures.

Activity Source: Our Christian Home by Rev. Joseph A. Fischer, Seraphic Press, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1954

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Wrongheaded diocesan legal defenses in abuse cases 0 hours ago
New HHS Mandate must truly eliminate complicity July 23
Self-Esteem: Beyond Pop Psychology July 23
Government Crackdowns on God and Nature July 22
A legislative mockery: Massachusetts lawmakers rush to replace unconstitutional 'buffer zone' bill July 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Vatican issues working document for Synod of Bishops on the family CWN - June 26
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21