By Lisa Bourne, LifeSiteNews - Regarding the benefit and obligation of marital relations, the Church says: "Conjugal love involves a totality, in which all the elements of the person enter -- appeal of the body and instinct, power of feeling and affectivity, aspiration of the spirit and of will. It aims at a deeply personal unity, a unity that, beyond union in one flesh, leads to forming one heart and soul; it demands indissolubility and faithfulness in definitive mutual giving; and it is open to fertility” (CCC 1643).
By Catholic Missionary Disciples - I believe God wants us to accomplish great things, for His sake. But, this takes the Church rising up and going beyond our comfort zones. It all starts with an abandonment to God’s will, through prayer. Deep and abiding prayer. Daily prayer. How is your diocese, parish, or family doing with prayer? Is it personal? Is it regular? Is it intimate? Unfortunately, I have rarely witnessed this kind of corporate prayer in Catholic organizations or families.