Pastoral Framework

A Christian Community Approach to Marriage Preparation

205. The Synod Fathers stated in a number of ways that we need to help young people discover the dignity and beauty of marriage. 206. “The complexity of today’s society and the challenges faced by the family require a greater effort on the part of the whole Christian community in preparing those who are about to be married… 238. The Fathers also spoke of the need for specific programmes of marriage preparation aimed at giving couples a genuine experience of participation in ecclesial life and a complete introduction to various aspects of the challenge of family life.” 

– Amoris Laetitia/ Preparing Engaged Couples for Marriage, Chapter 6, 205-230 

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