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BY Brother John Raymond

September 23-29, 2001 Issue | Posted 9/23/01 at 2:00 AM


With this month's picks we'll concentrate on marriage.

Marriage Encounter at is a great way to turn a good marriage into a great marriage. Learn more about encounter weekends and find one going on near you. Information is also available in Spanish.

So you are planning on getting married? Why not look into Catholic Engaged Encounter at as part of your preparation for such an important commitment?

The Catechism of the Catholic Church has a whole section dedicated to the Sacrament of Matrimony. You can read it online at #MATRIMONY.

Retrouvaille at is a program to help couples renew and heal their own marriage relationship. It is a live-in weekend and post-weekend program for married couples. For those thinking of separation or divorce, Retrouvaille (the word means rediscovery) may be the life preserver your marriage needs.

“Love is for Life,” a pastoral letter issued on behalf of the Irish Hierarchy in 1985, is very extensive on marriage and even includes a study guide. Read it online at ove/Love_for_Life/LfL.00.html.

For other helpful sites, see riage.html.

To order Catholics on the Internet: 2000-2001 by Brother John Raymond, call Prima Publishing at (800) 632-8676.