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"The spouses’ union achieves the twofold end of marriage: the good of the spouses themselves and the transmission of life.These two meanings or values of marriage cannot be separated without altering the couple’s spiritual life and compromising the goods of marriage and the future of the family."We both come from large, strong Catholic families.We lived 500 miles apart, so when we saw each other, it was usually for a weekend.This is not a good way to prepare for marriage, especially when so many young people come from families of divorce.Kevin Prendergast, a licensed supervising clinical counselor in Cincinnati and a regular contributor to Sacred Heart Catholic Radio, explained, "We know from studies of the children of divorce that the most damaging effect of divorce only becomes clear when these children are in their 20s and 30s.The Weinerts’ courting relationship is the kind of relationship that I want my daughter to have with her future husband. They never slept in the same house before they were married.
They became engaged during her senior year of college and married after graduation; they have been blessed with three children."With modern dating, couples date for the fun of it or for the emotional or physical draw of the relationship, but not for the purpose of discerning marriage," Weinert explained.Drawing on her own experience, Weinert can’t say enough about courtship.We spent time getting to know each other and each other’s families.
It was a very holistic perspective on who Peter was, because we got to know all of each other’s siblings." Weinert, who is the oldest of eight children, says that spending so much time with each other’s families was key to understanding what kind of person they each are: "You can’t pretend to be someone you’re not when you’re with your seven siblings." The Weinerts married in 2009 and are expecting their third child.
She and her husband, Peter, met on Catholic and quickly began a courting relationship.