You must ask your person of interest these question before entering into a courtship with them. After a few months he broke up with me. In short, if you want to evangelise another you should do it outside, not inside, courtship. I feel very comfortable with the state of his soul but it could not have been without The Church. Part 1 January 7, pilgrim 4 comments. That is, until now…. All in the spirit of Nostra Aetate.
And I agree that there are cases of successful and happy mixed marriages that led to the conversion of the non-Catholic spouse and where the children flourished and became saints.
The Honest Truth: Should You Date Non-Catholics?
When children see that Dad does not go to Church, the implication is that it might not after all be that relevant, but just an eccentric personal hobby of Mum. Difference of confession between the spouses does not constitute an insurmountable obstacle for marriagewhen they succeed in placing in common what they have received from their respective communities, and learn from each other the way in which each lives in fidelity to Christ…. In other words, mixed marriages around halved the chances that children of Catholics would retain the faith. Why then would a Catholic look and allow themselves to fall for someone with whom they cannot — at least fully and integrally — share the paramount part of their life? You must ask your person of interest these question before entering into a courtship with them. If you ask this question to five Catholics, you might get six different answers.