LESSON 24 —The Sacrament of Matrimony
Read the following article and use these revised questions for Lesson 24.
ARTICLE: Sacrament of Holy Matrimony by Father John A. Hardon, S.J., revised and updated by Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke
PRINTABLE ARTICLE: Printable PDF of article
QUESTIONS: Printable PDF of revised questions for Lesson 24
Read the following references to further clarify the central ideas of this lesson.
Father Hardon’s Catholic Catechism
Page 531-540 (Marriage)
Father Hardon’s Question and Answer Catechism
#1113-1114 (Sacraments instituted by Christ)
Revised Basic Course Manual
Page 176-185 (The Sacrament of Matrimony)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
#1603 (Marriage in the order of creation)
#1625-1629, 1639-1640, 1662 (Marital consent and bond)
#1652-1653 (Procreation and education of children)
Code of Canon Law (1055-1165)
Modern Catholic Dictionary Vocabulary
Review the following terms in your Modern Catholic Dictionary reference book (or online version at TheRealPresence.org – go to the bottom of the page, click on “Dictionary”).
On Christian Marriage, (Casti Connubii)
Encyclical of Pope Pius XI, December 31, 1930. Addresses Catholic teaching on marriage and procreation.