Tag: marriage

Mawwage

"Mawwage. Mawwage is what bwings us togethew today. Mawwage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam within a dweam. And wove, twue wove, wiww fowwow you fowevah…So tweasuwe youw wove,…" – The Impressive Clergyman Today I watched a beautiful Ukrainian Catholic Divine Liturgy in which my friend, and occasional cohort in blogging crime, Jerry Nora, entered into …

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Sacramental Marriage

Steven Kesslar, a friend of mine and future priest, has cobbled together a treatise on “Whether a marriage which is not consummated can, this fact notwithstanding, be valid and sacramental.” It was conceived as the result of a nerdy theological discussion we and some other folks had after a bible study. Since such discussions are …

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In, But Not Of

Scripture tells us to be in the world but not of it. Obviously somebody forgot to tell the Anglicans. The implication of these actions is that if it’s legal in man’s law, it should be legal in God’s law. "It has the state’s blessing. Why shouldn’t it have ours?" Oy. I bet this kind of …

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What's to Debate?

Pa. House delays vote on same-sex marriage Critics of bill cite difficulties it could cause seniors, heirs Thursday, May 27, 2004 By Tom Barnes, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau “HARRISBURG — After nearly two hours of emotional debate on legislation to prohibit same-sex marriages in Pennsylvania, state House members decided they weren’t ready to take a stand …

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Mars and Venus

Difference between the sexes need not always be burdensome. Married Singles unhappily ever after By Francine & Byron Pirola "We all start out in marriage with a dream; a dream of a life-long, love affair. But after a year or two, disillusionment sets in and the unreserved trust and intimacy we enjoyed becomes tentative and …

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