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If the bride and/or groom is/are in a state of mortal sin when the marriage vows/sacrament takes place, is the marriage valid or invalid?
05/30/2012 new

Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.

05/30/2012 new

(Quote) Stephanie-404903 said: If the bride and/or groom is/are in a state of mortal sin when the marriage vows/sacrament takes pla...
(Quote) Stephanie-404903 said: If the bride and/or groom is/are in a state of mortal sin when the marriage vows/sacrament takes place, is the marriage valid or invalid?
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GREAT Question Stephanie! Great thread topic for a Catholic site!

05/30/2012 new

(Quote) Bernard-2709 said: Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.
(Quote) Bernard-2709 said:

Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.

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It is also a Mortal Sin of Sacrilege.Of course sincere repentance can change that.

Catechism Lessons by Fr. William J. Cogan www.olrl.org
05/30/2012 new

Thank you for the good information and link.

05/30/2012 new
(Quote) Bernard-2709 said: Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.
(Quote) Bernard-2709 said:

Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.

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Thank you Bernard - please clarify though: do you mean yes, it is valid or yes, it is invalid?
05/30/2012 new
(Quote) Bernard-2709 said: (Quote) Bernard-2709 said: Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but be...
(Quote) Bernard-2709 said:

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Bernard-2709 said:



Yes,but the Graces of the marriage are lacking,but become active after a valid confession.




It is also a Mortal Sin of Sacrilege.Of course sincere repentance can change that.



Catechism Lessons

by Fr. William J. Cogan

www.olrl.org
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Great question.

Thanks for the link.
05/30/2012 new

It is valid, but the graces will not be present until the couple is in the state of grace.

05/30/2012 new

what if they never repent and apply for an annullment is that grounds? Curious

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(Quote) Claire-247015 said: what if they never repent and apply for an annullment is that grounds? Curious
(Quote) Claire-247015 said:

what if they never repent and apply for an annullment is that grounds? Curious

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Oohh, Claire! Good question. We need a Canon Lawyer!

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