Facing Death Together: Parish Funerals

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Spearheaded by Heritage Community Services, a statewide character-based abstinence organization with a mission to reduce adolescent sexual activity, the marriage initiative seeks to promote abstinence through a holistic approach of improving the family life of teenagers. “Heritage would like to see a reduction in the number of divorces and single-parent families,” explained Carole Walters, abstinence education technical assistant for Heritage. “If we could help couples prepare for marriage, do marriage enrichment, do crisis work with those in difficult marriages, we know that we would help the young people because the more stable their family, the more likely it is for them to avoid all kinds of problems, including sexual activities, alcohol and drugs.” Walters, who experienced the effects of divorce and remarriage about 25 years ago, said she was “touched by the fact that there may be help for couples who are experiencing what I experienced — people going through divorce, or couples who are struggling with their marriages.

Pages: 164

Publisher: Liturgy Training Publications (March 15, 2007)

ISBN: 1568541767

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