Convalidation: From “Marriage Lite” to Sacramental Graces

This morning my husband, Deacon Jerry Schiffer, convalidated the marriage of a young couple.  It was a beautiful ceremony, which highlighted the importance of Christian marriage, with its accompanying graces, over a civil union.I’ve asked his permission to publish his remarks as a guest blog. *     *     *     *     * HOMILY FOR CONVALIDATION CEREMONY Once again, welcome to everyone from all of us here at St. Linus!  And a very special welcome to Eric and Alissa since they are the reason for th … [Read more...]