Friend of mine is married to a catholic who's not confirmed


#1

I just met a good friend of mine who is married to a guy who is not confirmed in the catholic faith. They are currently separated. So my question is what do with this? She needs help.


#2

She needs to talk to her priest.


#3

Thanks. Thing is she says “he’s a Catholic at heart”. I don’t agree.


#4

What exactly is your question?

Confirmation doesn’t affect the validity of a marriage, if that’s what you want to know.


#5

A “Catholic at heart” is not the same as “confirmed”. But the bigger issue here is that they are separated.


#6

Thanks.


#7

Is the spouse a baptized Catholic who was never confirmed? Or someone who has never recieved any Catholic sacrament?

I was not confirmed when my DH and I were married. I got confirmed less than a year later. I had been baptized and recieved Communion, though. And I have no doubts about the validity of our marriage. And neither did the parish that married us.


#8

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