Congratulations on beginning your journey toward a sacramental marriage! And welcome to the marriage preparation program offered by the Diocese of Saint Cloud.
The journey of a Christ-centered marriage nurtures and strengthens husbands and wives in their love for each other and God. This preparation will challenge you to grow in your relationship, spirituality and faith.You will take home with you skills so you can begin your marriage with the tools that will make a faithful, lifelong commitment possible.
Marriage preparation in our diocese features two main components:
Preparation content includes discussion about: Our Jouney with God, Handling Conflict, Problem Solving, Married Love, Hidden Issues, Sexuality, Forgiveness, Natural Family Planning & Commitment. For couples entering into a second marriage, Closure of the First Marriage & Blended Families/Step Parenting replace the Married Love & Our Journey With God sessions.
Please share your exciting news with your parish priest to begin this preparation process.
As stated in the Saint Cloud Marriage Preparation Policy, “you are required to complete a Marriage Course at least three months prior to your wedding celebration.”