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But Clare was at a different point in her life than most of her fellow Catholics at university.
She was slightly older, a recent convert to Catholicism and was still considering her vocation.
It read: “Middle ranking civil servant, single, Catholic, 43-years-old, immaculate past, from the countryside, is seeking a good Catholic pure girl, who can cook well, and who can do all housework, who is also capable of sewing and a good homemaker in order to marry at the soonest opportunity.” It was through the Altöttinger Liebfrauen Messenger newspaper that Joseph Ratzinger met Maria Peintner.
They soon married and Maria gave birth to three children; Georg, Maria and Joseph.
“But in many ways a dating website makes sense because you are removing the initial physical attraction and so it’s easier to establish a relationship of the mind first.But if you find yourself this Thursday clicking on the “like” button through bitter sobs as half of your Facebook friends announce what a fabulous Valentine’s Day they are having, perhaps it is time to log out and register with Catholic Match instead.Alternatively, if you are a modern-day Mrs Bennet, desperate to find your daughter a devoutly Catholic Mr Darcy, Catholic Match gift cards start from about £8 a month.But they both spotted each other praying in the Lady Chapel beforehand.After eight months of courtship they were engaged and then married. Of course, Clare and James’s story sounds a bit too good to be true and you may remain sceptical.