The first step in arranging for marriage is to contact the church office 6 months before the intended date. Required activities include an interview with the priest, a pre-marital inventory and counseling. Sessions are conducted on an individual basis.
THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY
“The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament.”Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1601
The Catholic Engaged Encounter is a weekend experience that offers an engaged couple a unique opportunity to discover a deeper appreciation of their relationship and God’s call to unite them in a permanent union. To learn more about this weekend experience, click here.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
The mission of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is to proclaim the value of Marriage and Holy Orders in the Church and in the world. To learn more about attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter experience, click here.