English shepherd offered advice for how parishes can help engaged couples to embrace the Church’s vision.
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Priests, theologians and lay pastoral workers respond to comments suggesting priests lack experience to offer programs for engaged couples.
Some parishes, dioceses and the U.S. bishops’ conference are starting to respond to Pope Francis and the synod’s call to reform marriage preparation.
Francis told parish priests that good preparation isn’t limited to a few courses, but extends to the first few years after marriage.
Talked about by two synods on the family, a new form of marriage formation is finally making headway in the Church, with a boost from Pope Francis.
A new methodology in forming couples for marriage dovetails with synod fathers’ call for a ‘marriage catechumenate’ with ongoing formation for couples.