U.S. Catholic Magazine: A betrothal proposal
The following letter relates to the above article:
US Catholic magazine published a most amazing article this month proposing a “new
order” for couples: betrothal, nuptial cohabitation, sexual intimacy, marriage.
If you are astounded as I am, I would encourage you to read the article below (or
on their web site, link is below) and FLOOD the editor with letters (http://uscatholic.claretians.org/site/PageServer?pagename=usc_letterstoeditor)
. I have included my response below. I tried to take just one dimension, sacramentality,
and speak about that. Obviously, I could have written a book in response. May I
humbly suggest that you take one or two issues and craft your response around that
so that the editor gets very specific feedback about a number of dimensions in the
article that miss the mark. I welcome your comments on/or corrections to my response
as I will send it next week. You may also want to write the president of Creighton
University as the authors teach theology there and direct the Center for Marriage
and Family, or you may want to express your concerns to the archbishop of Omaha.
I have included the addresses for both below.
The president of Creighton University:
Fr. John P. Schlegel, S.J.
2500 California Plaza
Omaha NE 68178
The archbishop of Omaha
Archbishop Elden F. Curtiss
100 N. 62nd St.
Omaha, NE 68132
Joy and Blessings,
Katrina J. Zeno
Coordinator, John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture