This book is a collection of homilies of Blessed John Paul II on marriage. Pope John Paul II is acknowledged as one of the prominent theologians of marriage and family life. In our times’ marriage has become the most celebrated and the most violated institution in society. The alarming ease and speed with which marriages are contracted and broken are one of the maladies of our age. This timely volume comes as a blessing, offering a refreshingly clear and biblically precise vision of what Christian marriage is in its essential properties as Well as its objective both for the couple and the human society as a whole. The book focuses on marriage as a Divine gift and marriage as a Human sign of God’s love. Shifting from a merely juridical presentation Crossing the Threshold of Marriage adopts a personalized approach highlighting the theological dimensions of marriage. This book will help all Christians come to a deeper appreciation of the miracle of marriage as God intended it. The reader will find herein not only a sound theology of marriage but also the faith and wisdom needed for facing the challenge of marriage in our times.