1. Can You Get Remarried Without An Annulment?

    One of the common reasons someone will go through the annulment process is because they have found someone and wish to remarry. But just as often we hear couples questioning whether they really need an annulment in order to remarry. According to Catholic marriage rules, yes, you need an annulment be…Read More

  2. Can A Catholic Annulment Be Contested?

    The Catholic Church teaches that marriage is for life. In fact, we believe that marriage is a covenantal union between a couple and God that cannot be ended by anyone — not even by God because we know that He does not go back on his covenantal agreements. So, when a relationship is so strained tha…Read More

  3. Does An Annulment Count As A Divorce, Legally?

    You may have heard that an annulment is just a “Catholic divorce.” Well, that’s really not accurate! If you married in the Church, you likely got an explanation during your pre-Cana education about how marriage is a covenantal union — meaning that it is a union that cannot be broken by anyon…Read More

  4. What Is The Catholic Annulment Process?

    Going through a civil divorce can be an overwhelming, emotional process. Why, then, would someone want to go through it all over again for a Catholic annulment? The good news is that, while an annulment can be an emotional process, it is also an incredibly healing one in a way that civil divorce pro…Read More

  5. Who Can Grant An Annulment In The Catholic Church?

    Sometimes, marriages fail, even when they start off with a solid footing and the best intentions. It's difficult when this happens, and it can feel even more overwhelming for Catholics, who believe that marriage is an indissoluble bond. When a marital relationship cannot be saved, civil law offers t…Read More

  6. Divorce vs. Annulment: Understanding Catholic Marriage Rules

    Catholic annulment is distinctly different from a civil divorce, and the key reason for this stems from Catholic marriage rules and beliefs. According to the Church’s teachings, marriage is an unbreakable union; we even say as much in the wedding vows. During a Catholic wedding ceremony, both brid…Read More

  7. Why Get An Annulment Instead Of Divorce?

    Sometimes, relationships don’t turn out the way they should. It’s an unfortunate fact of life, but sometimes, no matter how hard we try, a relationship cannot be mended. There is an ongoing myth that the Catholic marriage rules demand that married couples stay together, even to the point of the …Read More