Picture of Love: Marriage Preparation for Engaged Couples, Engaged Handbook - revised edition
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Picture of Love: Marriage Preparation for Engaged Couples, Engaged Handbook - revised edition

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This revised edition of the Paticipant's Workbook of Picture of Love: Marriage Preparation Program for Engaged Couples is written especially for engaged couples as they prepare for the sacrament of Matrimony in the Catholic Church. A thoroughly Catholic, officially approved, honed and proven resource, this marriage preparation program will guide couples important issues couples face leading up to and throughout marriage. Topics include:

  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Finances, Budgeting, and Money Management
  • Married Intimacy
  • Dreams, Goals, and Decision Making
  • Spirituality
  • Family Planning
  • Ecumenical and Interfaith Marriages
  • Cohabitation

This revised edition as been updated to address 21st century concerns including:

  • Today's Communication, including the use of technology and the need to address how these changes are affecting the couple's relationship: Texting, Facebook, email etc.
  • Pornography and its influence on today's relationships, especially in the area of intimacy
  • Dual-Career Couples and setting priorities
  • Increase of scripture and moments of prayer
  • Activities for couples include personal reflection and journaling, sharing with their partner, and small-group or large-group exercises.

    Product Information

    Format: Paperback
    Number of Pages: 48
    Vendor: Morehouse Education Resources
    Publication Date: 2016
    Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
    ISBN: 160674318X
    ISBN-13: 9781606743188

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    Publisher's Description

    The Picture of Love Marriage Preparation Program for Engaged Couples explores the joys and challenges of living out the Sacrament of Matrimony with special focus on the importance of inviting Jesus to be the center of marriage and family life. Originally released in 2002, Picture of Love is an officially sanctioned and proven Marriage Preparation Program, currently used in Catholic parishes and dioceses across the nation. The newly revised 2017 version of Picture of Love has received the imprimatur of Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The Picture of Love Program includes: • A Leader’s Manual with complete instructions and resources for facilitating the session(s) and special reflection questions to help the presenting team share their story. • Participant Workbooks that assist engaged couples in learning new concepts and sharing their thoughts and feelings with their fiancée/fiancé. • Interactive activities for engaged couples such as personal reflection, journaling, couple sharing time, role-playing and group exercises. • Practical resources and tools to help the engaged couples to continue to grow in their relationship. The Picture of Love Topics include: Sacrament of Matrimony Family of Origin Couple Communication and Conflict Resolution Finances, Budgeting, and Money Management Married Intimacy Dreams, Goals, and Decision Making Marriage and Family Spirituality Natural Family Planning Ecumenical and Interfaith Marriages Cohabitation Based on Amoris Laetitia, over twenty years of evaluations by engaged couples, and the changing influences on marriage and family life in today’s world, the following topics are addressed in the 2017-revised edition: • The impact of today’s technology on couple and family relationships and the importance of recognizing the benefits while honestly addressing the challenges. • The growing use of Pornography and its’ impact on married intimacy. • Theology of the Body as the intimate communion of life and love • The importance of making Jesus the center of marriage and family life through daily scripture, prayer and service.

    Author Bio

    Virginia (Candy) Metoyer is the Marriage Preparation Coordinator, Office of Family Life, for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. She and her husband Paul have worked int he ministry of marriage preparation for more than 30 years.

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