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MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

FEATURED MOVIE REVIEW: Six must-watch marriage movies

By John Mulderig/OSV News

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NEW YORK. Hollywood seems to find more drama in decaying marriages and divorce than in marital stability. Yet memorable films portraying successful marriages have appeared over the years. Following, in alphabetical order, are capsule reviews of six movies that depict happily spliced couples, together with their OSV News classifications and, if applicable, their Motion Picture Association ratings. All are available on disc and/or for streaming.

Deacon McGrady named Marriage and Family Life Director

By Veronica Ambuul

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Bishop James Golka has named Deacon Mike McGrady Director of Marriage and Family Life for the Diocese of Colorado Springs, effective Dec. 1.
Deacon McGrady was ordained May 19, 2012 and serves at St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish. 

He is retired from the Air Force and has served in Youth Ministry, Family Support and Readiness, and as a Director of Faith Formation. 

He can be reached at 719-866-6293 or mmcgrady@diocs.org.

Mercies in Disguise - Miscarriage and Infant Loss Support Ministry One Year Later

by Ashley Slack

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Following the loss of our baby, Bernadette Marie, to an early miscarriage in Spring 2021, my family and I have found ourselves frequently walking the sacred grounds of Mount St. Francis in Colorado Springs. The presence of a large Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, complete with a kneeling St. Bernadette statue, has been of great comfort to me as I have grieved and sought healing. 

Longest Married Couple nominations now open

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Worldwide Marriage Encounter is seeking nominations for its Longest Married Couple Project. Nominations can come from family members or friends of couples and will be accepted until Sept. 15. To submit a nomination, visit wwme.org/community/sponsored-events/longest-married-couple; call 321-544-3440 or send an email to dick.diane.baumbach@wwme.org. 

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