Provided by the Pennsylvania-based Pastoral and Matrimonial Renewal Center.
Contact: [email protected], 877-201-2142 Theology of the Body Marriage Preparation This marriage prep program, which Dr.
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These programs come in many forms: weekend retreats, a series of evening meetings, one-day events, online programs, or meetings with a priest or mentor couple.
But they all share the common goal of providing engaged couples with the knowledge, skills, and formation they need to have a happy, holy, lifelong marriage.
Written by Monica Ashour, MTS, M Hum, and members of TOBET (Theology of the Body Evangelization Team). Contact: Monica Ashour, [email protected] 972-849-6543 (for content questions); [email protected](for order questions).
Transformed in Love: Building Your Catholic Marriage Written with consideration of current pastoral challenges in marriage preparation, this program provides a reflective, formational experience for couples through activities, practice exercises, and quotes from Scripture and Church documents. Developed by clergy and laity in the Archdiocese of Boston; published by Pauline Books & Media.
This complete program comes with a slide show presentation with facilitator’s notes and three downloadable files (Facilitator’s Guide, TOBET Tips for Presenting, and Addressing Tough Issues: A Theology of the Body Pastoral Response).
TOB expert Monica Ashour can be brought in to train the trainers.
The Catholic Church has long been a leader in providing high-quality marriage preparation programs for engaged couples.
The Church rejoices with you as you prepare to enter the Sacrament of Marriage and embark on this great vocation of love and service.
Available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and French.