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If they wanted the church's blessing why wouldn't they just marry in church in the first place?If there was a reason they were unable to do that isn't it hypocritical of the church to give a blessing afterwards?The day I walked down the beautiful church aisle to be married sacramentally in the Catholic faith I had 3 priests and a deacon waiting for me at the altar—convalidators, witnesses to God’s gracious work in our lives.
For months while we walked through the purgatorial annulment season, I would show up and plop down in the chair opposite my priest: “I know you already know, but I need to remind you again that I cannot apply the sacrament to you,” my priest kindly and gently reminds me. Even without absolution and the full exercise and benefits of the sacrament, God used this time to work on my heart.And yet this is precisely how we are sanctified, St. The right thing to do is always the right thing to do, even if it comes after 18 years.At this moment of history every act of faithfulness regarding marriage counts.If you need an annulment, get one; no matter how long it takes, it is worth the wait.If you are living together outside of marriage, go find a strong priest who is on fire for Christ and the gospel, and get help with your situation.