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  • I Gave Online Dating a Second Chance

    “I was very open…just put it in God’s hands,” she said. Kathleen lives in a remote area of Arizona, so part of putting it in God’s hands meant making herself available to a broader community of people. She decided, more or less impulsively, to give CatholicMatch a second try…

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  • Bishop Kevin Rhoades Explains the Beauty of Marriage

    In honor of National Marriage Week, the CatholicMatch Institute will be highlighting the exciting things that marriage and family life offices are doing all around the country in order to promote happier and holier Catholic marriages. The CatholicMatch Institute spoke with Bishop Kevin Rhoades about marriage, encouraging couples to take...

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  • 34 Top Resources for Catholic Dating & Marriage

    The CatholicMatch Institute has compiled a list of some of the best resources for individuals seeking the marriage vocation, couples looking to improve their marriages, and for those experiencing a troubled marriage. HELP FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT SPOUSE  1. The ABCs of Choosing a Good Wife and The ABCs of...

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  • The Hidden Blessings In A Divorce

    Bless me father, for I have sinned. It’s been a week since my last confession. This is your fourth Saturday in a row, yes? Yes, Father, but I’m so angry with my ex-husband! I think horrible thoughts about him and his new girlfriend… what he’s done to me and...

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  • After 14 Months of Dating on Skype, They Finally Met

    Claudia and Pete took very different paths to come to CatholicMatch—she wanted to join more than anyone could imagine, while he was somewhat blasé about the idea. But their paths led them here, eventually connected and finally brought them together—in the Holy Land no less.

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  • Learn Fertility Awareness Before Marriage

    You may be thinking, as an unmarried adult, how is Fertility Awareness (Natural Family Planning) relevant to me? In her article titled, “Fertility Awareness and Women Religious,” Sister Renée Mirkes, OSF, PhD, mentions a few motivations to learn fertility awareness, which can be applied to ALL people. To sum,...

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  • Get Ready for National Marriage Week

    In honor of National Marriage Week, the CatholicMatch Institute will be highlighting the exciting things that marriage and family life offices are doing all around the country in order to promote happier and holier Catholic marriages. The CatholicMatch Institute spoke with Lorrie Gramer, a former diocesan family life director who...

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  • 20 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

    Whether you’re new in a relationship, long-term, recently engaged, or long distance, here is a list of date suggestions for Valentine’s Day.  Feel free to keep it as simple or as elaborate as you want. If you’re new to dating each other, I’d suggest keeping it low key until...

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  • 3 AM Inspiration Led to Online Dating Success

    It was three in the morning and Danielle was still awake. The 26-year-old living near the Gulf Coast in Texas had been widowed just months into her young marriage. Several years later, sustained by her prayer life and Catholic faith, she still believed in love and that God had…

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  • Divine Help for Our Relationships

    I used to think the idea was cliche, but after a certain age, it really does become true: a life is not one seamless timeline. It’s more like blocks of time that occur in a sequence—chapters, as they’re commonly called. The new year is a time that I reserve...

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