Engage is a resource designed to make it easy for parishes to provide their own Catholic marriage preparation courses, using their own parishioners as facilitators - no prior teaching experience is required.
As the Catholic Church celebrates the Year of Faith, the US bishops' Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth is providing resources for families, including tips for keeping Sundays holy and centred on family, prayers and devotionals for the family, and ideas for building the presence of the Church in the home. These resources are available online for anyone to download.
Download a variety of video and audio presentations from some of the world’s best scholars and enthusiasts gathered at St Mary's University College, Twickenham in 2011 to deepen and broaden the understanding of Theology of the Body by exploring a wide range of themes within it.
CTS books offer positive presentations of the Church’s teaching on sexuality and love, answering questions and giving guidance for the daily challenges of family life.
Natural family planning can help couples avoid or achieve pregnancy. 81 million couples worldwide use Natural Family Planning methods. The methods are easy to learn and approved by WHO (World Health Organisation). 98% of users wishing to avoid pregnancy are successful. Natural Family Planning can help 1/3 of sub-fertile couples to conceive. There are no harmful side effects, the methods are embryo-friendly and result in fewer divorces. There are a variety of organisations that offer advice to couples and training for teachers of NFP.
This section includes a frequently updated list of Catholic organisations and sources of support and advice on a wide range of issues concerned with Marriage and Family Life, especially those connected with practising and passing on the faith within the family.
MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES for ENGAGED COUPLES and other useful information for couples hoping to get married in the Catholic Church. Constantly updated, so visit this site often!
This invaluable resource for everyone from the casual seeker to the most avid researcher is free and made available by The Apostolate for Family Consecration.
Home is a Holy Place aims to develop greater awareness of Christian marriage and family life.
A series of leaflets to assist parishes to become more welcoming, friendly and family-sensitive, produced by Everybody's Welcome - the Marriage and Family Life Project.