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Married Love Is Not a Feeling, but a Choice


Preached at Holy Sepulcher Parish on October 6, 2018 at 6:00pm Mass and October 7, 2018 at the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses

Recently there was a renewal of vows Mass for married couples at St. Catherine of Sweden Parish and they asked me to be the guest speaker at the dinner that followed Mass to talk about marriage.  Because most of the couples in attendance have been married longer than I have been and are also probably better at marriage than I am, I was hesitant to do it.  But I agreed to do it as my initial contact with the people of at my new parish assignment, which of course we now know I am staying here at Holy Sepulcher.  I was supposed to talk for 15 minutes, but I was very busy at work that week and I didn’t have 15 minutes of material ready.  So, to fill time I began by having all the married couples stand and then I said, “Couples married less than five years be seated.” 
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