National Marriage Week 2024

The observances of National Marriage Week (February 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, February 12) are an opportunity to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins… Read More

True Love That Lasts – Resources for Newly Married Couples

What if you could grow the enjoyment and love between you and your spouse by asking one simple question each day? Join the True Love That Lasts Movement and enjoy… Read More

Are Couples That Live Together Before Marriage More Likely to Divorce?

In the 1970s, only a tiny fraction of the U.S. population—less than half a percentage (0.2%)—lived as cohabitating romantic partners at any given time. Today, that number is about 15%… Read More

Is Cohabitation Still Linked to Greater Odds of Divorce?

You might think the question about the link between premarital cohabitation and divorce would have been settled long ago, but researchers have puzzled about it for decades and the puzzling… Read More

A religious upbringing may reduce divorce risk — but probably not for the reason you think

Religious couples who marry young seem to buck the traditional wisdom that young marriages are nearly doomed to end in divorce. Some research finds marriages are more likely to last… Read More

How to start a Catholic Moms Group at your parish

Are there many amazing Catholic moms at your parish but no central place to gather and form community? Discover a new membership portal for Catholic Moms Group leaders! It includes… Read More

Too Risky to Wed in Your 20s? Not if You Avoid Cohabiting First

It’s now marriage proposal season—the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day when nearly 40% of couples decide to get engaged. The holidays tend to put people in mind of marriage.… Read More

Take the Love Language Quiz

The idea of Love Languages is built into the marriage formation offered by the Institute. Now, even if you are not preparing for marriage (and especially if you are), you… Read More

Planning an Ethical Wedding

You are about to embark on the next stage of your journey: to serve others as a married couple. Your wedding celebration begins your married life of service together. How… Read More

True Love That Lasts

Best-selling author Jim Steffen’s book “The Secret of Growing True Love That Lasts,” found its way into Bishop Frank J. Caggiano’s hands…and then the pope’s! When Steffen heard that Bishop… Read More

Natural Family Planning

Discover resources for learning more about Natural Family Planning methods. Please note, if you are looking for local instructors, let us know. During the pandemic, your best bet is online… Read More