SP 44 – Episode 44 – In Praise of Marriage – In Search of the Still Point with Dr. Regis Martin – Discerning Hearts Podcast

Episode 44 – In Praise of Marriage

Discerning Hearts is honored to host the reflections of Dr. Regis Martin.  Filled with profound insights, wisdom, and joy, he is one of the most trustworthy guides one can have on the spiritual journey.

SJ4 – Marriage Amid The Madness – St. Joseph and His World with Mike Aquilina – Discerning Hearts Podcast

 Episode 4 – Marriage Amid the Madness In this episode, Mike Aquilina and Kris McGregor discuss Mary and Joseph’s marriage and his challenge with her pregnancy.  They also discuss Mary’s need to visit her cousin Elizabeth, commonly referred to as The Visitation. An excerpt from St. Joseph and His World: Commentators down the ages … Read more

RN29 -“Marriage, the foundation of the family” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 5 – Regnum Novum w/ Omar Gutierrez podcast

  Episode 29- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 5 – What is marriage?   CHAPTER FIVE THE FAMILY, THE VITAL CELL OF SOCIETY II. MARRIAGE, THE FOUNDATION OF THE FAMILY … Read more

ROF#9 – Sexuality, Marriage, Contraception – Roots of the Faith with Mike Aquilina

Episode 9 – Sexuality, Marriage, Contraception Roots of the Faith – From the Church Fathers to You with Mike Aquilina, makes clear that just as an acorn grows into a tree and yet remains the same plant, so the Catholic Church is a living organism that has grown from the faith of the earliest Christians into the … Read more

USCCA23 – The Sacrament of Marriage Part 1 – U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults w/ Arch. George Lucas

Archbishop Lucas offers insights on the US Catholic Catechism for Adults Chapter21:

The first effect of the Sacrament of Matrimony is the gift of the bond between the spouses. “The consent by which the spouses mutually give and receive one another is sealed by God himself” (CCC, no. 1639). “The marriage bond has been established by God himself in such a way that a marriage concluded and consummated between baptized persons can never be dissolved” (CCC, no. 1640).

USCCA24 – The Sacrament of Marriage Part 2 – U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults w/ Arch. George Lucas

Archbishop Lucas offers insights on the US Catholic Catechism for Adults Chapter21:

The couple needs to remember they have entered a relationship between persons. They come to one another with two loves, the one commanded by Jesus and the one caused by their attraction to each other. They are challenged to unite their personal love with Christ’s love. Their human love will survive more effectively the cultural challenges they face, as well as the psychological and economic ones, when it is merged with the powerful love of Christ, who wants them to succeed and whose divine grace is ever at their service

MIL#6 – “Signs of Love and Fidelity” – Marriage in the Lord w/ Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.

In this episode, Deacon Keating continues to reflect on the Sacrament of Marriage and the liturgy of the Church in which it is celebrated. The blessings of rings as signs of love and fidelity. The importance of having the mass celebrated in the celebration of marriage is also discussed.

MIL#5 – “Covenant vs. Contract” – Marriage in the Lord w/ Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.

In this episode, Deacon Keating continues to reflect on the Sacrament of Marriage and the liturgy of the Church in which it is celebrated. The area of the vows given one to the other is explored. The covenant relationship as opposed to the contract nature of marriage.

MIL#4 – “The Integrity of Marriage” – Marriage in the Lord w/ Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.

In this episode, Deacon Keating continues to reflect on the Sacrament of Marriage and the liturgy of the Church in which it is celebrated. Where the wedding occurs says much about how the couple perceives the gravitas of the marriage commitment. He then discusses the questions that are asked of the couple at the beginnings of the liturgy. Can they answer the questions with integrity. He also addresses the question of cohabitation and sex outside of marriage.

MIL#3 – “The Celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage” – Marriage in the Lord w/ Deacon James Keating, Ph.D.

In this episode, Deacon Keating reflects on the Sacrament of Marriage and the liturgy of the Church in which it is celebrated. Where the wedding occurs says much about how the couple perceives the gravitas of the marriage commitment. He then discusses the questions that are asked of the couple at the beginnings of the liturgy. Can they answer the questions with integrity.