Theology on the Vine
May 2, 2013
Room 127 - 7 pm to 9 pm
Until Death Do Us Part....
Marriage, Remarriage, Divorce, Annulments
and Church Law
Fr. Mario Arroyo welcomes special guest:
Anne Bryant, J.C.L. - Canon Lawyer
Director of the Archdiocesan Metropolitan Tribunal
Ms. Anne Bryant is the Director of the Diocesan Tribunal; the chief court of church justice for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Ms. Bryant has her Masters Degree in Canon Law, as well as a Masters Degrees in Theology and Education.
Ms. Bryant, a degreed Canon Lawyer, together with Fr. Mario, Pastor of St. Cyril Church, will be answering questions regarding the Catholic Church's Marriage laws. This theological discussion will deepen your understanding of the Catholic Church's understanding of God's plan for Marriage.
Do you have a question about Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage or Annulments?
Click here to submit your question online now.
(click the highlighted links below to read the articles)
Many people, whether they are married, single or divorced, have had questions about annulments, marriage and remarriage. This Theology on the Vine will be an opportunity to learn more and ask your questions. The articles below offer a starting point and can also be found on the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston website:
Article 1 - What is the Archdiocesan Metropolitan Tribunal?
Article 2 - Frequently Asked Questions
This second article addresses 50 questions that people have had about annulments, divorce and marriage. Questions such as:
Is your question in there? If not you may want to submit your question online.
Click here to enter your question online.
Article 3 - Annulment: The Process and its Meaning by Patrick Lagges, JCD
It is difficult to understand "annulment" unless we also try to understand the Church's teaching on Marriage. This article, found on the Archdiocese of Galvestion-Houston website, can help with that understanding.
Discover resources and information about such diverse marriage topics as the four stages of marriage, or the Top Ten Problem Issues at the following website:
Website Resourse - For Your Marriage (An initiative of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops)
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about marriage, divorce and remarriage in the Catholic Church. Find the answer to some questions such as:
Article 4 - Is a Divorced Person Excommunicated?
or take a look at some FAQs from the Catholic Marriage Resource Center:
Website Resourse - Frequently asked questions about marriage.
Investigate the resources the Catholic Church has to help troubled marriage at:
Website Resourse - Marriage Help and Support Center