For the Lord delights in you … your Builder shall marry you;
and as a bridegroom rejoices in his bride so shall your God rejoice in you.

Sr. Miriam James, SOLT:  Reflection on the Readings

Dr. Brant Pitre:  Christ as Bridegroom

Knowing Mary Through the Bible:  New Wine, New Eve

— A reflection on the second luminous mystery, the Wedding at Cana, from Edward P. Sri on the Catholic Education Resource Center Blog

“The manner in which married partners give themselves to one another—completely, passionately, procreatively, in season and out—is the supreme metaphor for God’s gracious manner of being present to his people.”

— Read the rest of Bishop Barron’s article:  A Bride and Groom; The Bride and The Groom.

Bishop Robert Barron:  What Gifts Does God Give the Catholic Church?

Twila Paris:  How Beautiful

What Catholics need to know about making their homes a domestic church: How parents can make their families “islands of Christian Life”
— from Donna Marie Cooper-O’Boyle at Our Sunday Visitor