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World Marriage Day Affirms the Matrimonial Sacrament

Posted on January 25, 2021 in: Marriage

World Marriage Day Affirms the Matrimonial Sacrament

This year, Sunday, Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, has been designated World Marriage Day. The celebration over 35 years ago by Worldwide Marriage Encounter to recognize and affirm the Sacrament of Marriage. It received the Apostolic Blessing of St. John Paul II in 1993.

World Marriage Day is the perfect time to recognize and affirm the Sacrament of Marriage. World Marriage Week takes place each year on February 7-14.

The links below include a preaching resource from the USCCB on the readings for World Marriage Day and sample general intercessions for the Sunday and weekday liturgies.

 

Prayers of the Faithful: National Marriage Week 2021

Preaching Resource: World Marriage Sunday 2021

 

Link: Sign up for World Marriage Encounter 2021

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