I was told by one of my fellow CRGP team members that my marriage is not recognized by the Catholic church.
My husband was a baptized and confirmed Lutheran when we married and I was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church after our civil marriage and after having our marriage blessed in the sanctuary at our Lutheran church 40 years ago.
We went through RCIA and were confirmed and accepted into the Catholic church (along with our 18 year old son) in 1995. When I asked our deacon and he said it was valid.
I don’t intend to repeat my vows, 40 years, 3 children and 4 grandchildren later.
Her attitude really bothers me. She was reared, baptized and confirmed Catholic and has had 2 marriages outside of the church; neither of which were recognized, although she had children in both marriages. This seems convenient for her, as she doesn’t have to go through the Catholic divorce system and could still get married in the Church? (I’m unsure about the last statement, too).
Please tell me whether our marriage is recognized by the Catholic Church, or are we living in sin?
Many thanks, gramcrackers4:shrug: