"Sexual union, lovingly experienced and sanctified by the sacrament, is in turn a path of growth in the life of grace for the couple. It is the ‘nuptial mystery."
"[The weekend] has given us renewed energy, understanding and commitment to our marriage. It has helped us to shift out marriage focus to faith."
"It has really helped me to accept my spouse more and be more responsible for our marriage. It has helped me to know that I have to work towards a perfect marriage that reflects Christ's love."
"Inspired us to communicate more. Helped us to be open to each other. Helped us to rediscover the spiritual quality of our marriage and sexual intimacy."
"[The weekend] has shed new light and further meaning to our marriage as a sacrament."
"Introduced us to a new way of thinking and approach to our marriage [with an] understanding that we need God and prayer in our marriage."
"Greatly benefitted us. Faith in God and our spiritual life were greatly encouraged and the true meaning of sex presented."
There is no group sharing!
Topics include the gift of sexuality, formation by our family of origin, trust & control, forgiveness & healing, spiritual aspects of sexual intimacy, sacrament, and the power of our relationship to influence others.
"Each marriage is a kind of ‘salvation history’, which from fragile beginnings – thanks to God’s gift and a creative and generous response on our part – grows over time into something precious and enduring."
High Leigh Conference Centre
High Leigh, in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, opened as a Conference Centre in 1921 specialising in residential and day conferences for up to 220 people. With 40 acres of lawns, parkland and woodland the tranquil surroundings aid both concentration and relaxation.
There are a limited number of ensuite rooms available for overnight accommodation if desired
For more information on this weekend, contact Jane Deegan at: email@example.com
High Leigh Conference Centre
Hoddesdon, EN11 8SG
£110 per couple
(The option to stay overnight is not included. An additional £75 will be included if selected.)
If you have any concerns over costs or childcare in order to attend the weekend, please contact us to discuss.
“[T]he erotic dimension of love … must be seen as a gift from God that enriches the relationship of the spouses. As a passion sublimated [that means raised up, properly directed, made ‘sublime’] by a love respectful of the dignity of the other, it becomes a ‘pure, unadulterated affirmation’ revealing the marvels of which the human heart is capable."
ABOUT LOVING 4 LIFE
Loving 4 Life is a Catholic Marriage Enrichment apostolate, dedicated to strengthening spousal love through weekend seminars, sharing the beauty and truth of lifelong love open to life, and allowing couples to discover the depths of their sacramental vows.
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