Foundation for Marriage: What To Expect
Your decision to marry may well be the most important decision of your life. The Church celebrates this exciting time with you wishes to help prepare you for a lifetime together in marriage.
The Foundation For Marriage program is a one-day, 8 hour session held on selected Saturdays throughout the year in various locations around the Archdiocese.
This archdiocesan program spends significant time with engaged couples on the topics of Marriage as a Sacrament, Intimacy, Intimacy, Children and Family Planning, Family of Origin, Financial Health and Planning, and Effective Communication. Persons who have expertise in these areas present the topics and are assisted by married couples. After each presentation, private couple conversation is encouraged and many group activities are intersperses throughout the day to make the day fun and interactive.Your decision to marry may well be the most important decision of your life. The Church celebrates this exciting time with you wishes to help prepare you for a lifetime together in marriage.
|January 6, 2018 (Flaget Center)
February 24, 2018 (St. Augustine, Lebanon)
April 14, 2018 (St. Margaret Mary)
|June 16, 2018 (St Gabriel)
August 11, 2018 (Flaget Center)
September 8, 2018 (St Joseph, Bardstown)
November 3, 2018 (Holy Trinity)
Foundation for Marriage is most helpful early in your engagement, before you become busy and wrapped up in the details of your wedding. It is best suited for first marriages and is designed to complement the FOCCUS inventory so as to provide a robust and fully-comprehensive marriage preparation process.
Pre-registration for this program is required. Sessions fill up very fast the closer you get to the actual date so don’t delay getting registered! Cancellations must be made one week prior to the scheduled session.
The day begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at approximately 5:00 p.m. Attendance for the entire day is required.
Cost per couple is $100 and a catered lunch is provided.
Registration for the program is to be done only AFTER the initial conversation with your parish priest or deacon regarding his expectations and recommendations for your marriage preparation program.
If you have any issues or questions concerning your registration, please contact the Family Ministries Office at email@example.com .