Marital Faith

By Guest Blogger Fr. Richard Schamber

Rings are intimate symbols of Christian marriage. They are exchanged by Christian husbands and wives as a sign of their public vows. These rings bear witness to the lifelong covenant they have entered upon. They are a silent sentinel guarding the fragile beauty of this communal life in the flesh. They wordlessly utter the pledge each spouse made to the other on their wedding day: “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” (The Rite of Marriage, 28).  Read more…

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