Are you engaged? Congratulations!
Please call the Parish Office first before planning your reception.
There are several components to Marriage Preparation in the Church. Couples are encouraged to contact the priest at least one year in advance of the wedding date. Please contact us (856) firstname.lastname@example.org before scheduling your reception hall or contracting with vendors. For more information about this special time of engagement, please visit www.foryourmarriage.org.** (**An initiative of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops)
Marriage Preparation Programs
The Preparing to Live in Love program, allows the engaged couple to meet with a married couple trained to mentor them on the preparation journey. This allows for flexibility often needed by today’s engaged. Engaged couples are able to register for mentoring online at PLLregistration.
Beginning to Live in Love is a large group application of the same content, materials, experiential exercises, practical skills, and inspirational witness offered in Preparing to Live in Love. This accelerated 4 session course is currently scheduled in different locations around the diocese. Any engaged couple may register online at BLLregistration.
Engaged Encounter is a weekend retreat where couples experience an in-depth, private, personal, marriage preparation. Full information is found at http://engagedencounter.org/ and Camden Diocese Engaged Encounter Team Leaders, Jenn and JD Duffy, are eager to answer your questions. Call JD at (856) 419-4015 or Jenn at (856) 419-4017.
Engaged Encounter Weekends are held at Pope John Paul II Retreat Center in Vineland, NJ.
All weekends begin promptly at 8 p.m., Friday evening, and close by 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon. All meals and accommodations are included in the reservation fee. Weekend dates and fees are available when you click on the blue button below.