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Reasons why Roman Catholics get married.

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Antonio Napolitano Reasons why Roman Catholics get married. I intend to give religous reasons why Roman catholics get married, i will be giving definitions of marriage and love, and i will be refering to the marriage service. Marriage is defined as a solumn contract between a man and a woman who love each other. The marriage contract is made holy in the sacrament. ( Dimensions of Christianity ) The people do this as a sign that they love each other very much and by doing this, are announcing that they are able to live with each other forever in the name of LOVE. Love is defined as being always patient and kind; it is never jealous; love is never boastful or conceited; it is never rude or selfish; it does not take offense, and is not resentful. ...read more.


( Ecces 5 v 5 ) This is a reason why marriage should not be entered into lightly. Some may teach that marriage is the second most important decision we will make, just below salvation. Both are until death. What is interesting is that the ever chaste, virginal marriage of Mary and Joseph is an example for excellance of this concept. The fruit of this perfect union was a perfect fruit of Mary's womb: Jesus. God Incarnate. The Perfect Work of the Shechinah. Mary and Joseph, and their marriage, was quite literally and Truly "worthy of the Shechinah." As a result, the Shechinah (ie, the Holy Spirit) ...read more.


All married people are nevertheless called to holiness in a chaste relationship, be it in perpetual virginity like Mary and Joseph, or in a conjugal union that is open to new life. Their relationship, including their physical (sexual) relationship, must also be "worthy of the Shechinah." I have shown religous reasons why Roman Catholics do and don't get married, i have shown the relevance and importance of the above question. I have come to the conclusion that all aspects of marriage and family life, is truly a team effort involving the husband, the wife, and God [and later the 'Kingdom of Heaven' (Genesis 18:10; Matthew 18:5) in their midst-ie, the kids.] ...read more.

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