Marriage Prep Resources, available at: ForYourMarriage.org


Marriage Prep Resources

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Marriage Prep Resources


Marriage Prep Resources

Research has proven that a marriage preparation program can get your marriage off to a great start.

How do you know if you’re ready to get married? Or if this is the right person?

Once you’ve decided to marry, prepare yourselves. A premarital inventory can identify potentially troublesome issues before the wedding.  Research has proven that a marriage preparation program can get your marriage off to a great start.

Marriage preparation programs come in many forms: residential weekends, a weekly series, one day programs, parish-based programs, and couple to couple meetings with a mentor couple. Here are some widely-used ones.

Before I Do – Preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage
avemariapress.1@nd.edu

A Decision to Love
800-321-0411

When Two Become One
In this DVD, Msgr. Jim Lisante and four couples explain what engaged couples need to know before marrying in the Catholic Church.
516-678-5800

Catholic Engaged Encounter
A retreat weekend for engaged couples to discuss issues that will impact their marriage.

The First Dance/Take Back Your Wedding
Help engaged couples and their parents manage the people stress of wedding planning

For Better and For Ever – Marriage Preparation Resources
A parish based “sponsor couple” approach to marriage preparation
210-534-1129
rob@marriagepreparation.com

A Marriage in the Lord
312-534-8340

Only Love Can Make It Easy
800-321-0411

Perspectives on Marriage
800-397-2282

CatholicMarriagePrep.com
Online one-on-one mentor-led course based upon Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.Imprimatur granted by Bishop Michael Sheridan.
866-425-7193

God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage
Theology of the Body marriage preparation supplement that focuses on the sacramentality and nature of marriage and the beauty of human sexuality
800-376-0520

Online Marriage Prep Class
An online, on-demand preparation program that is interactive, convenient, and private. Available anytime from anywhere.
info@catholicmarriageprepclass.com
or call 1-855-PRE CANA (773-2262).

Spirituality and Religion in Your Marriage: A Reflective Process for Engaged Couples
A booklet that helps a couple assess the extent of their spiritual and religious interests, emphasizes the importance of both, and leads them into deeper discussion.
815-741-5188

Picture of Love
Marriage preparation programs for engaged couples and couples in need of convalidation. Written by Joan Vienna and Virginia Metoyer, Family Life Office, Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
800-824-1813

Preparing to Live in Love
Combines personal mentoring with a marriage preparation curriculum that integrates Theology of the Body and practical life skills.
877-201-2142
PMRCusa@msn.com

Fully Engaged
A Catholic catechetical pre-marriage inventory that carries a Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. This inventory also uses a catechetical workbook for engaged couples, facilitator’s guide, free training DVD, and follow-up e-mails for the first year. Call 800-624-9019 to order a preview kit.

Other resources for engaged couples:

CatholicWeddingPlanner.com. Smart, easy way for clergy and engaged couples to plan wedding ceremony online.  Engaged couples can select their nuptial liturgy texts and create printed programs.  Clergy can configure couple options and receive a complete ceremony printout.

Novena for Couples Preparing for Their Wedding or Anniversary. An excellent resource for engaged or married couples, the novena helps marriages grow strong and holy with the commitment to pray together from the beginning and throughout their married life.



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