The Sacrament of Matrimony is a reflection of the Trinitarian life, ordered to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of children. The Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us that "The love of the spouses requires, of its very nature, the unity and indissolubility of the spouses' community of persons, which embraces their entire life: 'so they are no longer two, but one flesh.' They 'are called to grow continually in their communion through day-to-day fidelity to their marriage promise of total mutual self-giving.' This human communion is confirmed, purified, and completed by communion in Jesus Christ, given through the sacrament of Matrimony. It is deepened by lives of the common faith and by the Eucharist received together" (1644).
Congratulations on your engagement! Please call the parish office at 719.597.4249 to set up an appointment with a priest to begin the preparation process. Please allow 8-12 months before your wedding date.
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Marriage Preparation Coordinator
Holy Apostles offers many opportunities to strengthen the faith of your family, including Date Night and Family Faith Formation.
Convalidation is a rite within the Catholic Church allowing Catholics who have been civilly married or married within another faith to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church. If you have questions or would like to begin the process of convalidation, please call the office at 719-597-4249 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
If you are divorced and would like to petition the Church for a declaration of the nullity of your marriage, please call the office at 719-597-4249 or email email@example.com to set up an appointment to discuss your situation with a priest or deacon.