18 Why & How to Prepare For Marriage!

Valentine’s special for all the singles and  engaged folks, we have a podcast on why and how to prepare for marriage.

Marriage is a lifelong commitment. John Bosio

Why & How to Prepare for Marriage?

Why & How to Prepare for Marriage?

 

John & Teri Bosio

John & Teri Bosio

John and Teri Bosio have been married 45 years (Nov. 2017) and have two daughters, a son-in-law, and a grandson.  They live in Nashville, TN.  They led religious education and marriage enrichment programs at the parish and diocesan level for most of their married life.  They served on the staff of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, in Kansas as Family Life Coordinators.  John has a Master’s Degree in Theology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling.  For 13 years he served three parishes in Kansas as a marriage and family therapist.  Teri has many years of parish ministry experience as Adult Formation and RCIA Director, and Director of Religious Education. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Human Relations.

John and Teri produced a very successful date night program: SIX DATES for Catholic Couples, which is based on John’s first book: Happy Together: The Catholic Blueprint for a Loving Marriage.   In addition they co-produced The BEATITIDES: A Couple’s Path to Greater Joy, a video series based on John’s book,  Blessed is Marriage: A Guide to the Beatitudes for Catholic Couples. In 2016 John completed a new video series for couples: The Virtues. Most recently John and Teri collaborated with Ave Maria Press and Spirit Juice Studio to create a marriage preparation program that reflects Pope Francis’ views about accompaniment and evangelization: Joined by Grace, Preparing for the Sacramental Journey of Marriage. This was followed with a prayer book for couples: Joined by Grace, A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples.

Joined by Grace

Joined by Grace

John and Teri continue their ministry to families and couples by conducting workshops and leading retreats around the country.  For more information about John and Teri, and their marriage building programs visit: www.JoinedbyGrace.comwww.Happy-Together.net,  and www.The-Virtues.net.

In this episode, Pamela talks to John and Teri Bosio about preparing for marriage :

They talk about:
-Why preparation is so important before marriage?
-What should this preparation involve?
-Advice to single people on the lookout for life partners?
-How can single people resolve emotional hurts, pains and the past?
-What should be the prayer of single people?

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