A Catholic Family is Different

Posted November 6, 2016 7:43 pm by Bevil Bramwell, OMI

A Catholic Family is Different

The fundamental concept of the Catholic family is that a particular married couple participates in Christ’s marriage to his Church. As Vatican II put it, Christ “fills the Church, which is His body and His fullness, with His divine gifts so that it may expand and reach all the fullness of God.” So in the family that participates in Christ’s marriage to his Church, Christ works through each member of the family so that each gifts the others with the fullness of God’s gifts.
For starters, the man and woman get to know each other chastely – how otherwise would they

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