Habits for Healthy Marriage, Selfishness blocks Love, Mothers & Babies of Bethlehem, Ecumenical Workplace 12.18.19

Guest host Ed Morrissey

  • Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons, author of Habits for a Healthy Marriage: A Handbook for Catholic Couples: selfishness blocks loving; selfishness is also a major cause of anger and the need to control.
  • Catholic view: marriage as covenant; a spouse’s job is to get their spouse to heaven. Psychological/cultural view: marriage is about “me” – each spouse’s job is to make the other happy. Caller, Michelle: I’m an attorney. what can I offer my clients seeking divorce? Caller, Gabrielle: How do I know your writing can help me.  My background is different.
  • Ambassador Michele Burke Bowe of the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation. Pilgrimages play a large role in building faith and supporting the lives of the sites visited. Holy Family Hospital serves whole community delivering over 4,800 babies.
  • Holy Family Hospital is an ecumenical workplace, Muslim and Christians working together. Staff of 172 are all of Palestinian nationality. Serving the community in the Catholic model; every service is subsidized at least fifty percent. Committed to keeping doors open — “Always room at the Inn.”