Marriage preparation programs
by John Stegeman Genesis, the book of the Bible, is a story of beginnings. Taking its cue from there, GENESIS, a one-day retreat for engaged couples, hopes to get Catholic marriages off to a healthy and holy start. GENESIS is a marriage preparation retreat unique to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
By Kevin Jones CNA/EWTN News NEW ORLEANS, La. — Aiming to provide uniform spiritual and social support for engaged couples, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has made several changes to its marriage preparation process. “It’s such a beautiful way for parishes to serve the people who are approaching marriage,” said Father Garrett
At the initial meeting I have with an engaged couple to begin their preparation for married life, I always start with how they met and why they are now sitting across from me thinking about getting married. It is enjoyable to me to hear their stories and to see in
Friday, June 12, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Marriage preparation programs are geared toward deepening a couple’s awareness of the challenges of living together in marriage as they ready themselves for a lifelong commitment to each other and the faith community of the Catholic Church. A variety of options are available and