You, your fiance & God
The Three to Get Married Marriage Preparation Program draws upon the best in contemporary psychology, practical wisdom from the experience of married couples, and the beauty of the Catholic Church’s teachings on marriage and family life in order to give you the best foundation on which to build a successful marriage. It aims to provide each couple with a reflective and in-depth preparation for a joyful, faith-filled marriage—based on love that not only endures but actually grows stronger year after year.
|Dates||Mar 20–22, 2020 | May 29–31, 2020 | Oct 23-25, 2020|
||Jan 22–24, 2021 | Mar 19–21, 2021 | May 21–23 2021|
|Fri 6:30-9:30pm, Sat 9am-6:00pm, Sun 9am-5:30pm|
|St Patrick’s Old Cathedral | The Hughes Center|
|32 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012|
|$295 per couple for the Pre Cana program|
||$35 per couple for the Catholic Couple Checkup|
|Niamh Cronin or (914) 244 3685|
Cancellation/Refund Policy: In the event that you need to cancel your registration and request a refund, you must contact us at least 7 days prior. Please keep in mind that all registrations include a non-refundable $25 processing fee. Cancellations made within 7 days of the retreat are 100% non-refundable. Registration Policies
The Three to Get Married course satisfies the Pre-Cana requirement for those in the Archdiocese of New York and others by pastoral permission. It is suggested that you register at least 6 months before your wedding. Overnight accommodations are not included.
As you plan your wedding take a weekend for yourselves to plan your marriage. Our day program is given by qualified professionals, priests, therapists and volunteer lay couples. It extends over one weekend to provide each couple with a reflective and in-depth preparation for a joyful marriage and for love that not only lasts but grows stronger year after year.
Groups are kept small to foster intimacy, lively discussion and personal attention. A Legionary of Christ priest oversees the program and gives important conferences on the Sacrament of Marriage and the nature of marital love. He also attends many of the sessions with the couples to encourage dialogue and to open opportunities for counseling, spiritual direction and Confession.
The program will include the following:
|•||Get-acquainted social hour||•||Discussions with married couples|
|•||Communication workshop||•||Principal-centered finance|
|•||Opportunity for confession||•||Our Story – a personal testimony|
|•||Eucharistic Celebration||•||How to love your husband/wife|
|•||Sacramentality of marriage||•||Natural family planning overview|
|•||Catholic Couple Checkup||•||Meals & snacks provided|