Why the changes?
Last year, we introduced the English enhanced Couple's Workbook. Our skilled translators have completed their work and we now have the new version available in Spanish! As with the English enhancements, there are certain topical areas where we wished to offer information provided by the recent publications: the new
Order of Celebrating Matrimony, Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation On Love in the Family
Amoris Laetitia and Synods on the Family in 2014 and 2015.
What Sections changed in the Couple’s Workbook?
Communications: Information on social media along with three reflection questions were added.
Catholic Identity: Information with practical tips for praying together as a couple was added. Reflection Questions #1 and #5 were replaced with more poignant questions regarding the importance of prayer in a married couple’s life.
Intimacy: Updated pornography content was added. Incorporated into this section are references to the U.S. Bishop’s new document,
Create in Me a Clean Heart. A sub-question was also added to reflection question #5.
Infertility and Adoption: Text was updated and information added to expand this topical area. A Reflection Question was added referring to how the couple would deal with a distressing pre-natal diagnosis.
Catholic Parenting: Information about what a parent’s role is in living out their baptismal call and their responsibility to their children as they are baptized as well as two new reflection questions were added.
Marriage as a Sacrament: Text was revised to reflect the changes in the new
Order of Celebrating Matrimony.