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Diocese News 2.4.2020

National Marriage Week and World Day of Marriage 2020

February 7-14 marks the annual celebration of National Marriage Week USA. World Marriage Day is celebrated annually on the second Sunday of February. This year, World Marriage Day is Sunday, February 9th.

This February 7-14, 2020, we will celebrate National Marriage Week! This annual observance is a great prompt for everyone to reflect on the gift marriage is to our Church and our country, as well as an opportunity for couples to build up their own marriages.

This year our theme is: Stories from the Domestic Church. Here’s how you can join us:

Resources to build up your marriage all year long:

The website for National Marriage Week offers helpful ideas for building up your own marriage, recommended reading, supporting marriage in the community and much more. There’s also a listing of marriage-building events throughout the country.

National Marriage Week USA, launched in 2010, is part of an international event seeking to mobilize individuals, organizations, and businesses in a common purpose to strengthen marriage in communities and influence the culture. For information and resources, visit: World Marriage Day was started in 1983 by Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

Additional "National Marriage Week" information   (USCCB podcasts)

For questions about Marriage Preparation and Requirements within the Diocese of Dallas:
Mike Stratman, MPM
Associate Director of Family Life



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