An initiative of the Roman Catholic bishops of Massachusetts ...
An initiative to evangelize on the vocation of marriage!

"The personal and reciprocal 'yes' of the man and the woman (in marriage) makes room for the future, for the authentic humanity of each of them. At the same time, it is an assent to the gift of a new life."

Benedict XVI June 6th 2005
Address to the Ecclesial Congress of the Diocese of Rome

Watch "The Future Depends on Love" on Catholic TV!


Drs. J. David and Angela Franks host a 13 part series "The Future Depends on Love" that features a variety of guests speaking on topics concerning marriage, family life, and the theology of the body. Watch this interesting new series only on CatholicTV! It is available on www.CatholicTV.com and in our video section!
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USCCB Launches Updated Marriage Web site "For Your Marriage"


For Your Marriage

The redesigned site features a news magazine format, updated graphics and easier navigation. It retains such popular features as: About Catholic Marriage; Daily Marriage Tips; Must-Have Conversations; and Marriage Quizzes. It also provides a link so that you can find Catholic marriage information locally.

New features include"

  • Daily inspirational quotes about marriage drawn from Church documents.
  • A blog by Portland, Oregon, couple Josh & Stacy Noem. The Noems, who are campus ministers at the University of Portland, discuss balancing home and work and handing on the Catholic Faith to their three small children.
  • The widely-read "Sarah's blog" will continue as Sarah and her husband prepare for the birth of their first child.
  • Finally, the Marriage Virtue of the Month reflects on a particular virtue that is necessary for a holy and happy marriage.
"For Your Marriage" can be accessed by visiting www.foryourmarriage.org

As Featured on The Boston Pilot


The Boston Pilot, America's Oldest Catholic Newspaper, published on February 8th a story on the Massachusetts Catholic Conference's "The Future Depends on Love" initiative.
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From Cardinal Sean's Blog

I wanted to share with you news about the Massachusetts Marriage Initiative, which is sponsored by the Massachusetts Catholic Conference... I encourage you to visit and to learn more about the initiative."

"One of the crucial tasks of the Catholic Church is to help people have a sense of vocation in their lives: the vocation to holiness, to friendship to discipleship and to a particular calling in life. We realize that God is calling most people to the sacrament of marriage. Therefore, this initiative will also help our young people to have a greater understanding of the sacrament and to prepare them better to receive it in a world where fewer people seem to be getting married."
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