Such questions reach me through email or come walking into my office, often amid tears.After a recent week when I performed a wedding and a pastoral counseling session surrounding the issue, I was finally motivated to write down a few thoughts. An amber glow upon the bride's and groom's faces, illumined by the candles on the table altar behind me, showcased the gravity of the moment.Don’t get me wrong, I’m not implying that it couldn’t work. LOUIS — She was in her 30s, and eligible Catholic men seemed increasingly scarce.He had been burned by one broken marriage that ended with an annulment, and, as he entered his 40s, he was hesitant to meet someone new. Louis area, but it took Catholic to bring Ann Campbell and Dan Clegg together in early 2004.After 10 months of in-person dating, they married in 2005.
For members of the Catholic faith, it can sometimes be difficult to find a partner who shares your core beliefs.
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We both have pretty much the same beliefs in God and Jesus, and both strive to follow Christ, but my parents tell me that there’s such a big difference between the Baptist and Catholic religions that it wouldn’t be right for us to get together. Because I’m kind of starting to think he likes me back, and I don’t know what to do or if it would be wrong.
I mean, we’re not serious or anything, it’s just a crush, but I don’t want to take it any further if I’m not 100% certain that it’s going to be okay with God. Scripture is clear about not being yoked with unbelievers, but both Catholics and Baptists are believers, right?