Prenups, marriage: no match made in heaven

Entering into a prenuptial agreement shows a lack of understanding of sacrament, experts say

If you think prenuptial agreements are only for the rich and famous, think again. A 2013 survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers revealed that 63 percent of divorce attorneys say they’ve seen an increase in the number of prenups being contracted.

But these agreements, which define how assets will be divided in the event of divorce, are the antithesis of establishing a life together to last a lifetime.

April 20, 2017  |  By FATHER DANIEL MERZ
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Catholic Church throughout the English-speaking world began using a revised Order of Celebrating Matrimony (OCM), effective Dec. 31, 2016. There are a few changes — nothing revolutionary — but it brings a great opportunity to look anew at the importance of this institution between a man and a woman, and to deepen our understanding of how it may be lived and supported.
January 20, 2017  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
COLORADO SPRINGS. The Diocese of Colorado Springs’ Office of Marriage and Family Life is sponsoring a retreat for married couples Feb. 3-4 at Holy Apostles Parish. Father Jacques Philippe,  a France-based priest of the Community of the Beatitudes, will lead the retreat.
October 27, 2016  |  

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