For better, for worse, till death us do part

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Our pal Jim Martin up at America magazine has a piece in today’s Wall Street Journal about why more married couples aren’t recognized as saints in the Catholic Church. You may think your husband or wife is a saint, but getting them recognized as such isn’t easy, and Jim explains why: “Religious orders and dioceses […]

  • Scott

    The phrase is “Till death us do part,” not “Till death do us part.” If one is going to use the archaic phrase, one should use the archaic word order. This is often misquoted.

  • Very interesting post – I have not ever thought about the paucity of married saints. Quite an interesting observation. We surely do need some models of saintly married folks! Lord knows we get enough bad examples of marriages in the popular culture. This post gives me much to reflect upon. Thank you,

    The Rev. Peter Carey