Unit 3.3.3 The purposes of marriage in Roman Catholic Christianity and how this is shown in the wedding ceremony
Roman Catholic Christianity MARRIAGE G O D MA RR IA GE God should be part of the marriage!
Roman Catholic Christianity The purpose of marriage (1) RINGS "Take this ring as a sign of my love and fidelity, in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" FAITHFULNESS An exclusive relationship
Roman Catholic Christianity The purpose of marriage (2) QUESTION OF FRUITFULNESS "Will you accept children lovingly from God and bring them up according to the law of Christ and his Church?" SEX FRUITFULNESS and FAMILY The chance to participate in God's creative plan!
Roman Catholic Christianity The purpose of marriage (3) VOWS "I do take thee … for better, for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part" GOD COMPANIONSHIP and A SIGN A sign of God's love for humanity humanity
The wedding ceremony ends with ... A WARNING!