Question of the Day for Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Dating and Courtship
Q. My granddaughter, age 22, is seriously dating a young Lutheran man. She has grown up with what the Catholic Church teaches. Do you have anything to share with us about how she may approach the subject of “religion” in their relationship? I would have to say that the young man is persistent in his beliefs, but hers seem to go so much deeper, and she really is suffering.
M.R., Scobey, Mont.
A. Here is a reply from Father Francis Hoffman, J.C.D.:
It sounds like your granddaughter is in love with a fine young man, and that this relationship could lead to marriage. It will be very important for the two of them to have a clear understanding of the place of religion in their lives.
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