Marriage in the Modern World

5 Oct 2012 by SHRCChurch, No Comments »

Marriage today is a very fragile institution and society is probably much to blame.  Our culture is mainly one of me, me, me, and with that attitude marriage can never succeed.

The positive ideal is that in marriage the union between a man and a woman is so close that they can and do become “one flesh.”  Both must learn to love as God loves: total unselfishness, in complete gift of self.  Is this easy?  No!  Is it possible?  Yes!

In our gospel reading Jesus makes it clear that this is still God’s plan.  One man, one woman, together and faithful forever!

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