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A Far-Out Crazy Idea for Couples during Lent

During Lent, sit down together for an hour or so, the two of you, husband and wife, read a passage from Scripture, and talk about it.

By: Kevin and Louise Perrotta

A Far-Out Crazy Idea for Couples during Lent: During Lent, sit down together for an hour or so, the two of you, husband and wife, read a passage from Scripture, and talk about it. by Kevin and Louise Perrotta

A survey of American Catholic couples by the Lenawee Center for Pastoral Research at St. Andrew’s University of the Ozarks found that less than two percent of husbands and wives ever read and discuss the Bible together.

“Even among couples where both spouses read the Bible individually, only one in twenty read it together,” reported Sr. Therese...

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