Patron saint of dating couples
The love of husband and wife, which gives life to a new human person, is a reflection of the love of the Blessed Trinity.Holy Mother Church protects, guides, and transmits the truth of the beauty of this sacrament.
In our category on Dating and Courtship you'll find books that will give you practical advice on finding and keeping love for a lifetime.As Warren's wife told The Christian Science Monitor in 2005, they wanted something different."Our whole focus is on putting people together, making compatible matches that have the possibility of the long term," said Marylyn Warren, then the senior vice president of e Harmony."If you want a date for Saturday night, we probably are just not the place to come."Warren's grandfatherly appearance suggested a sensitive and concerned listener and advisor for all of courtship's woes, a kindly image the company latched on to, while his psychology degree lent legitimacy to the site's claims to match couples based on deeper compatibility measures than competing services.May he (she) be upright, loyal, pure, sincere and noble, so that with united efforts and with chaste and unselfish love we both may strive to perfect ourselves in soul and body, as well as the children it may please God to entrust to our care.Saint Raphael, Angel of chaste courtship, bless our friendship and our love that sin may have no part in it.Fill it with love, joy, patience, and understanding. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.
Bless me and my partner, so that we may never surrender to whatever challenges that come our way.
It's hard to find a good blueprint for dating and courtship.
The world promises fun but usually doesn't deliver.
Obtain for me through your intercession the light of God’s grace so that I may decide wisely concerning the person who is to be my partner through life.
Angel of Happy Meetings, lead us by the hand to find each other.
Glorious Saint Raphael, Patron and lover of the young, I feel the need of calling to you and of pleading for your help.