Vatican City, Jun 1, 2021 / 10:00 am
Pope Francis has asked people to pray throughout June for young people preparing for the life-long journey of marriage.
“Getting married and sharing one’s life is something beautiful,” Pope Francis said in a video message published June 1.
“It is a demanding journey, at times difficult, and at times complicated, but it is worth making the effort.”
The Vatican released a video message to present the pope’s prayer intention for June.
The pope is asking people to pray that couples preparing for marriage with the support of a Christian community may “grow in love, with generosity, faithfulness and patience.”
In his video message, Pope Francis said that marriage is a vocation and “a conscious decision for the rest of one’s life that requires specific preparation.”