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story.lead_photo.caption 40 Days of Prayer

DAY 7: Wednesday, October 7

TOPIC: Marriages

SCRIPTURE: “And God created man to his own image: to the image of God he created him: male and female he created them. And God blessed them, saying: Increase and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it.” -Genesis 1:27-28

OBSERVATION: The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring. God wills and blesses holy marriages and families. Invite God in!

PRAYER: O God, who in creating the human race willed that man and wife should be one, keep, we pray, in a bond of inseparable love those who are united in the covenant of Marriage, so that, as you make their love fruitful, they may become, by your grace, witnesses to charity itself. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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