Trust him when he says: ‘My grace is enough for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ (2 Cor.
12:9)” Marriage in the Catholic Church is attractive not only because of its meaningful rituals and traditions, but because of its impact on your life and happiness.
You probably have friends who have found very creative ways to celebrate this day.Experiencing God’s Grace Couples of faith are more successful and satisfied in marriage not because they have fewer problems than anyone else.What helps these couples grow and overcome obstacles is the help they find in God’s grace.In the Catholic tradition, husband and wife accept a role in God’s plan for humanity. Through their love for each other they show God’s deep love for us, and they collaborate with God to keep humanity alive.The Catholic Church considers marriage a sacrament, a vehicle for God’s graces to the couple and to the community.While wanting to marry, they find it hard to believe that marriages can last a lifetime. One of the benefits of a sacramental marriage in the Catholic Church is the power of God’s grace, which helps spouses keep their commitment and find happiness together.Social scientists are finding that couples who recognize God’s presence in their relationship are most satisfied in their marriages and are least likely to put their children, families and friends through the pain of a divorce.Couples can fully appreciate its value they look at married life through the eyes of faith.Then you will see your wedding not as a one-day event but as the door to a great adventure that will last the rest of your life, a journey that involves not just you and your spouse but one that includes God, your children, your community and all of society. The family based on marriage is the fundamental cell of human society.Linda Waite and Maggie Gallagher, the authors of The Case for Marriage, write: “Having a partner who is committed for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, makes people happier and healthier.” But married life is difficult and today many couples find it hard to keep their promises.Many young people have grown up experiencing the pain of divorce.