Marriage is a sacrament
In marriage each partner becomes the channel of gods love to the other
God is present when the vows are made and a sacramental bond is created which lasts regardless of what happens in human relationships
Marriage is the sacrament in which baptised men and women vow to belong to each other in a permanent and exclusive sexual partnerships of loving mutual care concern and shared responsibility in the hope of having children and bringing up a family.
The purpose of Marriage
man and woman will be united together by heart body and mind
the gift of marriage brings husband and wife together in the delight and tenderness of sexual union and joyful commitment to the end of their lives.
marriage is permanent life giving and exclusive
divorce is the legal termination of a marriage leaving the couple free to remarry who they like
adultery is where 2 people have sex by consent but one or both of them is already married to someone else or an affair.
why do couples get divorced
one is career minded and neglects the other
one is away from home a lot and so they fall out of love or drift apart
one is infertile and the other is desperate for a child
one has an affair
one finds out they are gay or lesbian
and arguments over children
Why are some christians against divorce?
Catholics regard marriage as a life long commitment with promises made in front of god
Catholics regard marriage as a sacrament and say that it cannot be ended.only by god
Where can couples get help?
couples can get help from both ACCORD and RELATE
accord shows compassion for couples in difficulty not disapproval and reminds them of strict church teachings. it stresses that only couples…