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If you are recently engaged, congratulations! Couples planning to be married in our parish must contact one of our parish priests at least six months in advance. It is strongly urged that this be done prior to making any other arrangements (the reception venue, etc.). Every couple is required to participate in a Diocesan marriage preparation program (Pre-Cana or Engaged Encounter Weekend), which serves as an enhancement of their preparation to receive the Sacrament. Our parish will also connect you with a marriage sponsor couple.
For further questions, please contact our office at 570-253-4561.