Whether they know it or not, engaged and married couples today need lots of prayer to live their vocation well. Prayers for Engaged Couples. Three recently published books approach this need in rather different ways. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Ind., 2017). May they now begin to discover the principles and power of covenant love and faithfulness. 136 pp., $9.95. We offer Catholic high school religion textbooks, ministry resources, and books on prayer … Prayer for an Engaged Couple (The Notre Dame Book of Prayer) Prayers for Married Couples. “Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples” by John and Teri Bosio. They always have, but perhaps today they may need it more than ever. The book offers guidance about the ways to pray, background information on prayers and de A warm invitation to the faith and a simple approach to Catholicism, Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples is a book for beginners and those who want to know more about Catholic prayer life. Please don’t put off reading and praying this prayer book … “God, we pray today for those engaged to be married. St. Patrick’s Breastplate Prayer for Married Couples (Closer: Musings on Intimacy, Marriage, & God) Prayer of a Married Couple (Archdiocese of Baltimore) Prayer for a Good Husband or Wife (Catholic Online) Prayers for Engaged Couples. PRAYER AGAINST INSECURITY PHILIPPIANS 4:6-9 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. A few minutes before bed or first in the morning may be all it takes to bring more of God into this important relationship. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in … These prayers for couples’ prayer book will truly, in prayerful and powerful ways, help your spouse, you, and others learn to lovingly and faithfully understand that difference prayer makes in a marriage. • A perfect way for spouses or engaged couples to begin praying together. Find one or two that appeal to you and consider finding time to read with your spouse. Pray that you and your spouse-to-be would let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, and that the two of you would be firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel (Philippians 1:27).Ask the Lord to grant you even now a vision of the joint ministry He has planned for your marriage. • Excerpts from Pope Francis' beautiful exhortation will inspire couples to grow in their relationship. 10. Two books approach this need in rather different ways. We have found these Catholic books on marriage to be incredibly helpful for couples. This is a time of hope and anticipation. Couples will be blessed by the Holy Father's words as well as by the experience of praying for their marriage and their family. They always have, but perhaps today they may need it more than ever. This Joined by Grace prayer book introduces engaged and newly married couples to the rich traditions of Catholic prayer: how Catholics pray, texts of our most commonly used prayers, and a primer on devotions.. A warm invitation to the faith and a simple approach to Catholicism, Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples is a book for beginners … “Forever: A Catholic Devotional for Your Marriage,” by Jackie Francois Angel and Bobby Angel. This Joined by Grace prayer book introduces engaged and newly married couples to the rich traditions of Catholic prayer: how Catholics pray, texts of our most commonly used prayers, and a primer on devotions.. A warm invitation to the faith and a simple approach to Catholicism, Joined by Grace: A Catholic Prayer Book for Engaged and Newly Married Couples is a book for beginners and those … Established as a major Catholic book publisher and still owned by the United States Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Ave Maria Press is home to Sorin Books, Forest of Peace, and Christian Classics.