Remain in My Love is a 3 year Archdiocesan initiative for the renewal of marriage and family life. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is hoping that this new program will reach out to couples after their marriage as a continuation of the conversation that marriage prep started. We firmly believe that healthy marriages strengthen the family; family strengthens the church; strengthen the Church and then you can change the world. Each month check out the special message posted in this space to help you keep your marriage growing in love and joy, with opportunities for enrichment, fellowship, support and spiritual formation. Sometimes we forget that we do not walk the road of married life alone. The same Holy Spirit that transformed the Apostles fear into boldness wants to work in our marriages today. Let us ask the Holy Spirit to intercede for our marriages: Heal our wounds, our strength renew; on our dryness pour your dew; wash the stains of guilt away; bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen, warm the chill, guide the steps that go astray. On the faithful, who adore and confess you; evermore in your sevenfold gift descend; give them virtue’s sure reward; give them your salvation, Lord; give them joys that never end. For more insights on how to increase joy in your marriage, go to www.JoyfulMarriageProject.com.