The July 6 to 8 weekend will remain very special and memorable for the 16 couples who attended the Marriage Encounter (ME) Weekend #169, facilitated by three exceptional couples: Chris and Monica, Paul and Frances and Andrey and Noelani, with Fr Patrick Boudville. The couples experienced a transformational weekend filled with soul searching, open sharing of thoughts and feelings, with the love and grace of God at the core.
One couple commented, “Before ME, our marriage was like driving without a road map for the past 35 years. ME has enabled us to find a map, discover street lights and enabled us to read the road signs better.”
Another couple felt that they were “living in the fast lane” and that ME helped them to “slow down, pray and listen to each other more” and to discover a path to healing in their relationship, knowing that the Lord is present in their marriage.”
The weekend allowed the couples to immerse in themselves, rekindle their love and learn that sharing, in a safe environment, without judging, can be the hardest but the most beautiful part of a successful marriage.
“The programme was so well set out that we felt, as the weekend unfolded, that there was much more we could experience from our marriage than what we thought we already had,” said a couple, accentuating the fact that the ME weekend enables couples to appreciate each other more and look forward to a much more meaningful and blissful marriage in the years to come.
The next ME weekends are on Aug 24-26 (Mandarin) and Oct 5-7 (English) – contact your ME parish reps to register.
Article reproduced from Herald Malaysia online