Complete two-part "A Marriage in the Lord" Marriage Prep Program in two sessions, which can be taken in any order (for example, Part II before Part I):
Part 1 | One-day program (Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) at locations throughout the Diocese.
Part 2 | Two-hour session at various times and places.
A MARRIAGE IN THE LORD is a two part marriage preparation series. These sessions strengthen the practical skills needed for a lifelong happy, healthy and holy marriage.
Discuss positive communication skills, finances, families of origin, and ways to protect and empower their marriage.
Hear stories, presentations, and insights from experienced married couples.
Have time for private reflection and conversation throughout the day.
Learn the beauty of living the Catholic vision of marriage as a covenant for responsible parenthood, including a healthy option called Natural Family Planning (NFP).
Listen to committed Catholic couples (with a background in NFP) share scientific and medical research, personal stories, prayer
Part I is a one-day program where you explore the relationship skills to nurture a lifelong commitment and hear presentations from experienced married couples who lead discussion on living the Sacrament of Marriage.
Part II is a two-hour session, held on a separate day, that examines the Church's teachings about the Sacrament of Marriage and responsible parenthood including a healthy option for a lifetime of love called "Natural Family Planning."
Part II can be taken before Part I.
Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $125 | Includes continental breakfast, lunch and resource materials for both Part I and Part II | Payment must be made in advance -- no payments will be accepted on the day of the event. Couples who cancel or re-schedule their date after registering will be charged a $10.00 service fee.