Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[49] Of The Marriage Goods
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[* "Bona matrimonii," variously rendered marriage goods, marriage blessings, and advantages of marriage.]

In the next place we must consider the marriage goods. Under this head there are six points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether certain goods are necessary in order to excuse marriage?

A[2] Whether those assigned are sufficient?

A[3] Whether the sacrament is the principal among the goods?

A[4] Whether the marriage act is excused from sin by the aforesaid goods?

A[5] Whether it can ever be excused from sin without them?

A[6] Whether in their absence it is always a mortal sin?