One of the growing pastoral concerns for the Church in the United States is the number of young Catholic women who believe that God has given them the vocation to marriage but who are unable to find decent husbands.
We’re talking about objectively attractive women here — vivacious characters who are not looking for Mr. Perfect but just for Mr. Good. They go on dates. They humbly allow friends and family members to set them up. They sign up for Catholic online dating services. And the vast majority of them watch the years go by with no marriage prospects in sight.
The situation weighs not just on the women, but on their parents, siblings and friends. It also weighs on the Church,...READ MORE