Higher than the soul can hope, or mind can hide

In class, many of you have commented that Friar Lawrence keeps getting in the middle of everything and hurting already negative situations. Why is Friar Lawrence so involved in Romeo and Juliet's love life? Is he helping or hurting the situation?
Friar Lawrence and Juliet have devised a plan with the hopes that it will result in Romeo and Juliet being reunited. Will this plan work? What are some problems that can get in the way? Are there any hints as to how this story will come to an end?