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National Marriage Week 2020



National Marriage Week is February 7-14, 2020

The upcoming observances of National Marriage Week (Feb. 7-14) and World Marriage Day (Sunday, Feb. 10) are an opportunity to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family. Our theme for 2020 is "Stories from the Domestic Church."

The Secretariat on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth offers the following resources to bishops, priests, deacons, married couples, and lay men and women to help celebrate and live the great gift of married life. This page will be updated as the resources become available.

  • USCCB news release
  • Letter from Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, Chairman of the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth to all bishops, sharing with them the various resources available for National Marriage Week 2020.
  • Preaching Resource for World Marriage Day (Sunday, February 9): reflections on the Scriptures of the day to assist bishops, priests, and deacons in preaching about marriage. 
  • Prayer for Married Couples
  • Stories from the Domestic Church Flyer 2020
  • Español Flyer 2020
  • Virtual Marriage Retreat with reflections and prayers to focus on this year's theme, Stories from the Domestic Church
  • Prayer Intentions for use in your National Marriage Week celebrations.

Looking for more resources to strengthen your marriage, or advice for dating and engaged couples? Visit the For Your Marriage website. En Español: Por Tu Matrimonio.

Visit the USCCB store for orders of prayer cards and other resources on marriage.

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