Marriage Ministry

We are a Marriage Building Parish

In honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States September 2015, and his call for us to become a marriage building church, we offer these new opportunities for all relationships.

 

  • Programs are available for all:
    • newly engaged; newly married
    • civilly married; thriving marriages
    • interfaith marriages
    • struggling marriages
    • marriages experiencing divorce or separation
  • Childcare is available upon request
    • for children under age 5
    • at no charge.
  • Fees for all programs are set at the time of registration.
  • All programs are held in the Family Life Center.
  • Books and additional resources available thru the Family Life office and on parish website.
  • Digital Format available for 24 hour access on any mobile device.

6 Building Blocks of a Marriage - Building Parish

Preparing

For Sacramental Marriage
This parish based program is open to newly engaged, civilly married first,
interfaith couples, and all preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage.

Upcoming Dates: August 27, 2016 or January 28, 2017.
8:30-4:30pm

Strengthening

The Married
“Beloved: Living Marriage”

Offered once a month for all couples of all
stages of engaged or married life.

Next Program: August 19, 2016
7-9:15pm

Rebuilding

Hurting Families

“Retrouvaille”
“Divorce Care”
Infertility
Mental health issues
Bereavement

Counseling & Pastoral Care
available upon request.

Strengthening

The Married

“Beloved: Living Marriage”

Offered once a month for all couples of all stages of engaged or married life.

Next Program: August 19, 2016
7-9:15pm

Connecting

with Haiti

Donations needed for “The Haiti Wedding Project”

The annual wedding ceremony in Haiti for 100 couples-- every December.

Worshipping & Prayer

Celebration of the vocation of marriage in worship and community life.
Adoration: Every Wednesday

3-4pm in the chapel

“Marriage is a Community of Life and Love, an intimate partnership for the whole of life. It is an enduring and exclusive partnership for the giving and receiving of love. Its purpose is for the mutual good of the spouses and for the procreation and education of children.”

Gaudium et spes (Vatican II) Chapter 48 Catechism of the Catholic Church Article 7 #1603

Click here for a brochure of the program to share with others.