Perfectly Imperfect

By: Jason and Elise Angelette Be Perfect??? “Therefore you are to be perfect as your Heavenly Father is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48) Christ’s divine words seem like an inspiration and a burden to us. Perfection? That’s a tough one! As a people pleaser and perfectionist, the word “perfection” serves as both my motivator and my worst enemy. Does Christ really expect …

What is Marriage?

Marriage is the most fundamental building block of society. If we lose marriage, we lose the family, and ultimately we lose the society in which we live. Marriage and the family are so vitally important – St. John Paul II said that the future of the Church depends upon it. Today the value of marriage is under attack – both …

Marriage is a Vocation

Most of us immediately think of priesthood or religious life when we hear the word “vocation.” Yes – these are vocations, but did you know that marriage is as well? Vocation comes from the Latin word vocare, which means “to call.” Marriage is a calling that originates not from hormones or fear of loneliness but from God. Not only is …