Welcome to Happy Together

Home of: SIX DATES for Catholic Couples, and

The BEATITUDES: A Couple's Path to Greater Joy

Our books and programs are designed to help Catholic Parishes support married couples with programs that have a positive message about marriage and are grounded in our Catholic Tradition.  They are great resources for the YEAR OF FAITH.

                                                                                    John and Teri Bosio

 

 

"Thanks for sharing your work with me.  I am pleased to be able to recommend it and appreciate your contributions to our Church's teaching on marriage.  My prayers are with you."  

                                                             Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

                                                             Archbishop of Louisville  

                                                             October 21, 2011

 

What is: SIX DATES for Catholic Couples?

SIX DATES for Catholic Couples

Building and strengthening marriages begins with husbands and wives making time to be with each other and having fun together.  This program encourages couples to make a habit of scheduling date nights.  The materials help spouses enjoy their dates and reflect on what their Christian marriage means to them.

There are two versions of the program.

-The Parish Packet - is designed for parishes planning to offer this as a community program to couples in the parish.   

-The Couple Packet - is designed for individual couples who wish to use the program at home for their own growth.

 

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Handouts and Opening Prayers in Spanish

Happy Together: The Catholic Blueprint for a Loving Marriage

"Eminently readable, this book is full of practical wisdom and common sense.  Married couples will recognize themselves in its pages and find realistic ways to grow in their understanding, love, and commitment to each other.  This book is a treasure."    

Msgr. Charles D. McGlinn, Pastor

Cure of Ars Catholic Church, Leawood, KS


"Very readable, easy language, down to earth, honest, great anecdotes, and not preachy or crowded with footnotes, although the foonotes offer valuable information."
William F. Urbine, Ph.D.

Past President, National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministries

 

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Happy Together is available in Spanish as an e-book.

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Blessed Is Marriage: A Guide to the Beatitudes for Catholic Couples

"With a plethora of 'how to' books on the market today, it is refreshing to find one with solid theological and pastoral principles directed to married couples.  Readers seek to be inspired as well as informed, and this book speaks to both head and heart."

Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.

Archbishop of Louisville

 

"In this deeply insightful and practical book John Bosio outlines simple ways to take your marriage to the next level."

Matthew Kelly founder of DynamicCatholic.com and New Your Times best selling author of The Seven Levels of Intimacy

 

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The BEATITUDES: A Couple's Path to Greater Joy

The BEATITUDES: A Couple's Path to Greater Joy is a program similar to SIX DATES for Catholic Couples.  The six videos and handouts explore the Beatitudes from the Gospel of Matthew as a path to holiness in Christian Marriage.

 

The Parish Packet contains a copy of the book: Blessed is Marriage, six videos, a Program Coordinator's Guide, six opening prayers, and handouts for six sessions.

 

Learn more about the program.

Why Get Married in the Church?

The Lifelong Blessings of a Catholic Wedding

  • Today more and more couples are getting married outside the Church.
  • Parents of young adults find it difficult to explain to their sons and daughters the benefits of being married in the Church.
  • This booklet invites couples to discover the grace, mystery, strength and wonder of the Catholic sacrament of marriage.

 

Written in a warm and welcoming style, this booklet speaks directly to the engage couple. It provides honest answers to commonly asked questions about Catholic weddings. More importantly, it explains the deeper purpose of marriage as a vocation, and how couples can draw unique grace and strength from the sacrament, their faith, and the entire Catholic community. 



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