Letters - Editors
eMatrimony News Flash - September 4, 2005
Karen Baker and Ralph
& Jane Becker
& Irma Saldaña and David
& Velia Nevarez
September 4, 2005
Thank you to all who have been visiting eMatrimony.org.
We are sending this email to you because either you, or someone
who loves you, asked us to send you updates about eMatrimony.
If you have not yet visited eMatrimony.org,
please do so. If you are bilingual in Spanish, be sure to click
on the link Versión en Español
at the top of the home page to see the wonderful work the Spanish-speaking
sections are doing with eMatrimony.org/Spanish.
This issue of the News Flash includes links to many great articles
but before we can begin to talk of them we ask that you take time
to pray for the many families affected by Hurricane Katrina. Our National
Leaders offer us opportunities to help the WWME Family under News
- National, WWME
Hurricane Relief Effort. Please consider what you can do to help
the many unfortunate people devastated by the tragedy. To remind you
of the power of WWME prayer please read The
Miracle Of The Ring under Family
Weekend - Effect. Or if you have some doubts about the effect
of one couple can have in the lives of so many see under Resources
- History the two articles: American
Couple Takes WWME To The Land Of Their Birth, Yugoslavia and Worldwide
Marriage Encounter Expands to Italy.
New articles include:
- Under News/Convention,
read God the Son,
Priest Day Presentation, 2005 National Convention.
- Under Inviting/Inviting
Help, listen to the fruit of the labor expressed in Why
It Feels Good To Do Pulpit Talks. If you want to sharpen your
inviting skills and have been looking for some dialogue questions
consider doing both at once with Inviting
Dialogue Questions under Dialogue/Questions.
- Under News/Local, if you have been
considering giving your Weekend banners a face lift check out S.O.M.E.
Weekend Banners. Also listen in to the expectations of new leaders
Our Journey as Albany Area Leaders.
- Under Priest’s
Corner/Support & Appreciation one of the great priests is
honored in We
Remember Father Frank Diffley, A Marriage Encounter Priest.
Work On My Mind and Communicating
Our Feelings come to us under Love
- As the school season is upon us it might be fun to look back
at our summer activities as in Family/Fun
does in the article News
from Our “Neck O’ the Woods” At the WWME Campout,
Holy Cross, Goshen, MA. and to remember what our priorities
are under Family/Weekend Effect
as you read Balancing
Work and Fun and From
Bitterness to Joy: Stephens’ Story.
- In Resources/Miscellaneous,
a poem to help us reflect on the importance of our spouse in Until
Death Do Us Part. If your Dream for WWME has become a bit hazy,
Dream With Us, Risking Makes The Difference should provide clarity
and purpose. Of importance to every marriage relationship see In
Regards to Sex, Enjoy.
- Under Resources/Archives,
we have added the four issues of Matrimony Magazine printed in 1988.
We have also updated the Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet
listing all articles published from 1988 through 2003.
-When you visit eMatrimony
please remember to check our prayer Intentions
& Requests. Our family relies on your prayers when they
ask us to include their special intentions.
- Is anything interesting happening in your area?
We need your input! Your articles and your opinions
about what you want to see are important to keeping eMatrimony
new and exciting. Email your articles to
- Include an eMatrimony
in every weekend take-home packet, and make flyers available at
all Community and Presenting Team meetings and functions.
- Forward a copy of this News Flash (or a link
to its web page) to other encountered couples and priests in
your area, and encourage them to submit their email addresses to
receive future news flashes. To sign up, all they need to do is
send a blank email message to
In Christ's Love,
English: Jack & Karen Baker
Español: Marco & Irma Saldaña
San Diego, CA
English: Ralph & Jane Becker
Español: David & Velia Nevarez
As an online publication of Worldwide Marriage Encounter, eMatrimony
serves as a resource to support, encourage, and challenge couples,
priests, and religious to live the values of the WWME experience
and grow stronger in their efforts to renew the church and change
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