& Karen Baker and Fr. Dennis Koopman, OFM
The following series of articles first appeared in Matrimony
As used by Worldwide Marriage Encounter, the term community includes
all who have made a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. Involvement
in community is a vital means to help couples, priests, and religious
deepen and enrich their spousal relationship.
Through acceptance of one another, we grow stronger as a Marriage
Encounter Family. This article speaks of the importance of acceptance
Our Spousal Relationship a Priority
We can best support our Marriage Encounter community by focusing
on our own spousal relations hip first. This article discusses why
it's important to make our spousal relationship a priority, and
how that helps us be there for our community.
and Using Our Individual and Couple Gifts
We all have God-given gifts and talents. This article examines
the importance of discovering what our individual and couple gifts
are, and how to use them for the benefit of the WWME community
of the Weekend
The Weekend needs us! This article encourages all of us to help
make the weekend happen, starting with inviting ccouples to attend,
and doing the jobs that bring our Weekends together.
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