Remember, your wedding only lasts one day, while your marriage will last a lifetime. So the question comes if you have prepared for those days together? Don’t worry if you have not or still figuring how to prepare, a simple list below shall help you both set on the right track for the same.
Frequent the Sacraments
Frequent Holy Communion
Witness the Sacrament of Matrimony
Rosaries & Novenas
Saintly Intercession (Choosing a Patron Saint for your Married life would be a great idea)
Prepare a Spiritual Bouquet or Prayer Journal for your spouse?
Read good Catholic books on Married Life
Watch and listen to Catholic Talks about Marriage
Diocesan/Parish Marriage Prep
Find a mentor couple
Consider further Catholic counselling if needed
Discuss your marital mission
Discuss and record the main spiritual goals and dreams for your marriage
“They [young people] need to be encouraged to see the sacrament, not as a single moment that then becomes a part of the past and its memories, but rather as a reality that permanently influences the whole of married life” (AL, no. 215).