The Word Among Us

Advent 2023 Issue

A Recipe for a Holy Marriage

St. Paul Shows Us How to Love Our Spouses

A Recipe for a Holy Marriage: St. Paul Shows Us How to Love Our Spouses

When Mary and Joseph were betrothed, they were probably expecting that their lives would follow the normal pattern of other young married couples they knew. They would establish their own home in Nazareth. Joseph would support the family as a tradesman while Mary took care of the home and the children.

Of course, that’s not exactly the way it worked out. God had a special plan for Mary and Joseph that was anything but ordinary or...


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