Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments (Second Edition)

Chapter 9: The Sacrament of Marriage


The Sacrament of Marriage

Film Focus: This video, featuring Fr. Daniel O’Reilly, outlines the biblical foundations for the Sacrament of Matrimony starting with creation and culminating with the Wedding Feast of the Lamb. He briefly touches upon the form and matter of the sacrament and finishes by discussing the graces of the sacrament.

Text Focus: Pages 292–295, 303–304

Discussion Questions:

  1. Where was marriage instituted in the Sacred Scriptures?
  2. Who may be joined in marriage in the Sacrament of Matrimony? Why?
  3. Fr. O’Reilly explains that there are two aspects of marriage, what are they? Why are these two aspects significant?
  4. What are the graces of the Sacrament of Matrimony?

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