Celebrate National Marriage Week!

National Marriage Week (Feb. 7 – 14) is an opportunity to reflect and rejoice in the beautiful gift of Life and Love given to us in the sacrament of marriage!

Helpful Tools

Catholic Couple Checkup

The Catholic Couple Checkup will help you and your partner build a more satisfying and intimate relationship. Whether you are dating, engaged or married, the Couple Checkup is valuable and relevant.  Just answering the questions will stimulate thoughts and attitudes about your relationship. It is designed to activate dialogue, discovery, and increase the overall quality of your relationship.  Click here for more information.

Free 5 Love Languages Quiz

Dr. Gary Chapman’s best-selling book, The 5 Love Languages, explains the different ways in which we give and expect to receive love.  A couple may be very much in love, but not “communicating” or expressing that love in a way they understand or that truly fulfills and builds them up.  Click here to take the 5 Love Languages quiz for free! 

Retreats

Diocesan Marriage Renewal

Diocesan Marriage Renewal is holding a retreat for married couples the weekend of February 10-12 at the Marywood Retreat Center.  Registration is only $35!  Visit www.dmrjax.org for more information and to register.

Retrouvaille

Retrouvaille is a program for troubled marriages and consists of a weekend experience combined with six post-weekend sessions held on Sunday afternoons. It is designed to provide the tools to help put your marriage in order again.  The next retreat is the weekend of February 17-19 at the Hyatt Place Hotel near the Jacksonville airport.  For more information or to register, click here.

Virtual Retreat

A free, 7-day virtual retreat is provided by ForYourMarriage.org, a marriage initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.  This guided experience can be done from the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule.  Visit the website for retreat resources and other great tools for your relationship.

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