Marriage

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What is marriage seen as? (2)
A gift from God and part of God's plan for creation.
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What is the quote where marriage is stressed by Jesus and that is said in a marriage ceremony?
'Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.'
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What do the words of the marriage ceremony stress?
The promises of the Bride and Groom are made before God.
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What happens as the beginning of a ceremony?
The priest reminds the couple of the seriousness of the marriage.
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What is it thought that marriage symbolises? (2)
The relationship between Christ and the church, and the occasion of Jesus' first miracle. (John - Jesus changes water into wine at the wedding in Cana)
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What do the rings symbolise? (2)
eternity and their unending love for each other.
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What is the most important aspect of marriage for Catholics and Orthodox?
It is regarded as a sacrament.
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What is a sacrament?
An outward visible sign of an inward spiritual grace.
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What is the marriage service followed by in the Catholic church?
A special Eucharist called a nuptial mass.
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What is an example of two of the vows?
Will you love her/him, will you comfort her/him.
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What is the promise for?
That they will stay together e.g for better, for worse
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What are vows?
Promises made between the people getting married with God as a witness.
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