In the eyes of the Church, I am still married to my ex.I was raised by very religious parents, very devout Catholics who have been married for over 45 years so ending my marriage had a huge impact on me.I do still consider myself Catholic and I still go to church.I did speak to a priest over a year ago about what was going on and how that would impact my future.She evidences authenticity when she professes and proclaims mercy.On the thirtieth day of November, the First Sunday of Advent, 1980, our Holy Father issued his most recent encyclical letter, Dives in Misericordia, which is a "magna charta" on the mercy of God, and I recommend that the sons and daughters of this Local Church read it and meditate upon it. Please be aware this may prevent non-ad features of this site from working properly, including social media icons, display of products in our store, and other features. Milan Mikulich, OFM, STD, January - March 1981 The Church in our time must bear witness to the mercy of God revealed in Jesus Christ and must profess it as a truth of faith and as essential for a life in harmony with faith.
They reflect in a real way the image of the crucified Christ, and in ministering to each of them, we minister to Jesus Christ.
They basically told me the procedure I needed to go through to get a Catholic divorce and it seemed so complicated.
Given that I had already gone through so much to get a divorce civilly, I just couldn’t face going through more to get the Catholic Church to acknowledge my divorce.
I think the 10 Commandments are a wonderful framework for how we should conduct ourselves By following them, by maintaining your behavior in terms of humanity, you can continue to thrive in your faith.
Vivianne is remarried now – more to come on that – but since she is not divorced in the eyes of the Roman Catholic church, they had a civil ceremony and she’s OK with that.