For a detailed introduction to the March theme “FAMILY RIGHTS MATTER” go to www.marfam.org.za/reflections-march-2019-introduction/
March 1. Mrs Baker shared in her group, “I know that divorce is legal in our country and that means that people consider it as a right. But my friend Paul, a mediator, is convinced that very often a marriage can be saved if the couple has the right kind of support and learns some relationship skills.” Albert added, “I agree, that hurting marriage programme Retrouvaille certainly helped our daughter and son-in-law.”
“Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to put her away.” But Jesus said “for your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment. But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female. Mk 10:1-12.
Pope Francis: Divorce is an evil and the increasing number is troubling. Our most important pastoral task with regard to families is to strengthen their love, helping to heal wounds and working to prevent the spread of this drama of our times. AL 246