A Marriage Made for Heaven (Couple Workbook): The Secrets of Heavenly Couplehood

Overview

Using the monthly, 12-session marriage enrichment program laid out in this workbook, couples can now get the most from the spiritual significance of their bond. Unlike Catholic marriage preparation programs, this course applies rich theological content to directly support current married life. From activities and quizzes to group discussions, a variety of intuitive tools help spouses—each using separate workbooks—become closer not only with one another but also with their community. Trustworthy, orthodox, ...

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Overview

Using the monthly, 12-session marriage enrichment program laid out in this workbook, couples can now get the most from the spiritual significance of their bond. Unlike Catholic marriage preparation programs, this course applies rich theological content to directly support current married life. From activities and quizzes to group discussions, a variety of intuitive tools help spouses—each using separate workbooks—become closer not only with one another but also with their community. Trustworthy, orthodox, and referencing the best research in marriage and family psychology, this is an ideal resource to be instituted in any Catholic parish or home alongside the related leader's guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824525330
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Edition description: Workbook
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 588,302
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gregory K. Popcak, MSW, PhD, is a specialist in pastoral counseling and the author of Holy Sex! Lisa A. Popcak is the coauthor of Parenting with Grace: Catholic Parents’ Guide to Raising Almost Perfect Kids. They are the co-hosts of both the daily Sirius Catholic Radio program Fully Alive and the nationally-syndicated Catholic radio broadcast Heart, Mind & Strength. They live in Steubenville, Ohio.

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Table of Contents

Heavenly Date Night #1 Introduction

The Heavenly Purpose of Marriage 7

Heavenly Date Night #2 Your Heavenly Mission from God 15

The Marital Imperative Exercise 19

Heavenly Date Night #3 Heavenly Communication

Plugging In to the Power of Grace 23

Heavenly Date Night #4 Heavenly Rapport

Winning the Battle of the Sexes 33

Heavenly Rapport Exercise 39

Help! I Feel Like I'm Losing Myself 42

Heavenly Date Night #5 Heavenly Love

Supercharging Friendship and Intimacy 47

Lovestyle Quiz 52

Heavenly Date Night #6 Heavenly Problem Solving

Getting Out of Your Own Way 57

Emotional Temperature Scale Exercise 62

Heavenly Date Night #7 Heavenly Gratitude

Never Feel Taken for Granted 67

Heavenly Date Night #8 Heavenly Joy

Celebrating Life and Love Together 75

Heavenly Date Night #9 Heavenly Fidelity

Getting Your Priorities in Order 83

Heavenly Fidelity Exercise 88

Heavenly Date Night #10 Heavenly Family

Life and Love after Kids 93

Lovelist Exercise 98

Marital Examination of Conscience 99

Heavenly Date Night #11 Heavenly Sex

The Secrets of Soulful Loving 103

Heavenly Date Night #12 Heavenly Couplehood

Witnessing to the Power of Love 113

Heavenly Home Improvement Plan 117

Resource Guide 119

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