Marriage and Family

Preparing for Marriage

The Church rejoices with you as you approach the sacrament of marriage!

The Catholic Church offers you the building blocks with which to build a solid foundation for your marriage.  The cornerstones of that solid foundation begins now, in your engagement period. 

This archdiocesan marriage preparation program (the steps of which are outlined below) will provide you with the spiritual resources and practical tools you need for a strong and healthy marriage – not only as newlyweds, but for a lifetime.


Find out more about Marriage Prep and Register here!

Please contact us with questions: 610-873-2017 •

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Archdiocese of Philadelphia Marriage Preparation Courses are being delivered ONLINE THROUGH ASCENSION PRESS. After completing registration, all couples are given instructions via email to join the virtual environment. Thank you for your patience and understanding.