Item description for Words at the Wedding: Reflections on Making and Keeping "The Promise" by Sj William J. Byron...
Overview This is a book of paragraphs to ponder-a series of reflections that will prompt personal prayer and shared communication for those who have freely chosen to shape their identity in and through the marriage commitment. It is designed to be read aloud by married couples and those on their way to Christian marriage. Sharing with one another the ideas (and ideals) presented here, both spouses and engaged couples will better understand the depth and beauty of the calling that is theirs.Based on the premise "the stronger the promise, the stronger will be the society within which the marriage promise is made," this book offers a series of concise, thought-provoking chapters primarily written as helpful reflections for engaged couples preparing for Christian marriage-and for married couples as well. The author's personal experience of assisting couples with marriage preparation and celebrating weddings also provides helpful material for clergy seeking ideas for wedding homilies along with a wide range of topics for inclusion in marriage preparation programs.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.97" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 0809144034 ISBN13 9780809144037
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More About Sj William J. Byron
William J. Byron, S.J. is Distinguished Professor of Management at Georgetown University, where he serves as rector of the Georgetown Jesuit Community.
William J. Byron currently resides in Baltimore Philadelphia. William J. Byron was born in 1927.
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A Sacred Event Jan 19, 2009
"Words at a Wedding" is a reflection on the readings that are an integral part of the wedding ceremony. Whether you are looking back on many years of marriage or looking forward to planning a wedding, this book will help you to think about what your promises are. Your wedding is probably the most important and pivotal event of your life. This book helps you focus on the religious aspect of the wedding, the part that will mean something to you after the guests are gone and for the rest of your life.