Letters - Editors
eMatrimony News Flash - March 25, 2007
Karen Baker and Ralph
& Jane Becker
& Irma Saldaña and Benny & Vicky Castro
March 25, 2007
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.
Happy belated Saint Patrick’s Day and may God
grant you and your loved ones a very blessed and Holy Easter.
The concept of an electronic magazine to replace the paper issue
of Matrimony was the 2003 vision of Bob & Huli Tabone,
the United States Secretariat National Leadership Couple. Bakers,
from the west coast, and Beckers, from the east coast, communicated
by email the first time on February 17, 2003 to begin brainstorming
how to develop what has become eMatrimony.
George & Judy Denton who had just moved from Texas to Arkansas
were recruited to design part of the home page. It has been over
four years now and we hope Bob Tabone, who passed away in March
of 2003, is pleased with how eMatrimony
As we head into our fifth year we ask you, our readers, for your
thoughts and suggestions. One early thought was for presentation
outlines, and that suggestion led to the development of the Encounter
Resource Library (erl.wwme.org).
If you have not visited this valuable resource we encourage you
to do so.
Please let us know how we are doing and, more importantly, send
us articles to share with the WWME family around the globe.
Highlighted in this News Flash are the following articles:
- Guidelines & Suggestions
to Great Dialogue a couple looks at their journey in dialogue
asking themselves why they could not find 20 minutes out of each
24 hour day to more fully share their love with each other.
Under Resources -
The way we are married and yet always marrying is looked at in Marriage:
A Story and A Sacrament. We also include a link for those wanting
to lend their aide in the entry titled Rome
Office Issues Prayer Cards, Relics to Promote John Paul II Sainthood.
Under News - Section/Local
Oklahoma City, OK is featured as the WWME
Great Community March 2007.
When you visit eMatrimony,
please remember to check our Prayer
Intentions page. 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,
Jack & Karen Baker
Jack & Karen Baker
Marco & Irma Saldaña
San Diego, CA
Ralph & Jane Becker
Benny & Vicky Castro
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
This News Flash can be found at:
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