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"For it is Christ who, by virtue of the fact that marriage of baptized persons has been raised to a sacrament, confers upon Christian married couples a special mission as apostles, sending them as workers into His vineyard, and, in a very special way, into this field of the family."
~ Blessed Pope John Paul II, On the Family, no. 71
Marriage Resources
What have you done for your marriage today?
Resources for living happily today including a monthly marriage poll, daily marriage tips and finding information in your area.
Saying I Do: What Happens at a Catholic Wedding
New video from "For Your Marriage" website
Frequently Asked Questions about Marriage
From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website, For Your Marriage
Consultation on the Practice of Marriage Preparation
In February 2006 five experts met with the Bishops' Committee on Marriage and Family Life to discuss the current practice of marriage preparation in the Catholic Church. The consultation was organized around 5 dimensions of marriage preparation that are present in virtually all programs. These dimensions can be considered foundational to the current practice of this ministry and are the basis for future development and change within the ministry.

"First Years and Forever" Newsletter
October 2015 Issue
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July 2015 Issue
June 2015 Issue
May 2015 Issue
March 2015 Issue
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Marriage and the Common Good
Marriage and the Good of Society
A Pastoral statement regarding Referendum 74
Washington State Catholic Conference
El Matrimonio y el Bien de la Sociedad
Un Informe Pastoral concerniente al Referéndum 74
La Conferencia Católica del Estado de Washington
Marriage and the Common Good
Statement by Washington’s bishops on defending marriage
El Matrimonio y el Bien Común
Una declaración sobre la legislación para redefinir el matrimonio
For Your Marriage
Inititiative of the USCCB
Por tu Matrimonio
Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos
Marriage Unique for a Reason
Explore the reasons why marriage is unique. Includes a helpful FAQ in English and Spanish.
Promotion and Defense of Marriage
Highlighting marriage and religious freedom

Parish Forms for Marriage
Canonical Prenuptial Forms (29.1/29.2) and Wedding Envelope
Please visit the Chancellor's webpage for these resources.

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