The Home as a Sacred Center for Family Life

For most people the word "home" evokes feelings of security, happiness, and belonging. The Family: A Proclamation to the World teaches many important principles about what should happen within the walls of a home in order to create these feelings. It's in the home that relationships are strengthened, children taught, and joy felt. Families can work together to make their home a sacred center for family life, a place where each family member feels a sense of belonging and a place of ref...
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Strengthening Marriage Through Marriage Enrichment Programs

The Family: A Proclamation to the World states marriage partners have "a solemn obligation to love and care for each other." This love and care requires intentional effort. One way is through marriage enrichment programs. Many religious organizations, public institutions, and private groups have developed enrichment programs. The best ones teach couples skills to make their marriages strong, satisfying, and enduring. Underwhelming Participation Unfortunately, very few couples take advan...
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