“The upcoming observances of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14), World Marriage Sunday (Sunday, Feb. 8) and Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) provide an opportunity to celebrate the gift and blessing of marriage and to affirm and support engaged and married couples.
- Bishop Richard Malone
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth offers the following resources to bishops, priests, deacons, married couples, and lay men and women to help celebrate and live the great gift of married life.
- Letter from Bishop Richard Malone (Buffalo), chairman of the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth to all bishops, sharing with them the various resources available for National Marriage Week.
- Preaching Resource for World Marriage Sunday (February 8): reflections on the Scriptures of the day to assist bishops, priests, and deacons in preaching about marriage.
- Bulletin insert about the social benefits of marriage: one-page front and back, available in color or in black and white.
- Seven-day virtual marriage retreat, based on the USCCB pastoral letter Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan