Wisconsin Rapids Deanery

of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin

Marriage preparation class, November 2009

Marriage preparation

Marriage preparation class, November 2009The Wisconsin Rapids Deanery hosts a marriage preparation program three times a year for couples wishing to enter into the sacrament of marriage. This program is a requirement for all couples wishing to marry in the Catholic Church.

Marriage preparation class, November 2009

The program is facilitated by married couples who are witnesses to the engaged by sharing their years of married life together, following an approved format from the Diocese of La Crosse.

Register by contacting the marriage preparation coordinator:
  Mary Jo Sigourney, St. Vincent de Paul, 715-213-8276
  Email: stvinred@gmail.com

The cost is $60.

The deanery follows a one-day format. Couples must participate in the entire day and stay until the closing prayer for attendance to be valid.

Marriage preparation class, November 2009


Next session: to be announced

What a typical day might be like:

Time Session
8:15 – 8:30 AM Registration/Light Breakfast Welcome
8:30 – 9:50 AM Covenant
9:50 - 10:05 AM Prayer Service
10:05 – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 – 12:15 PM Faithfulness
12:15 – 12:30 PM Prayer Service
12:30 – 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 – 2:55 PM Permanence
2:55 – 3:10 PM Prayer Service
3:10 – 3:20 PM Break
3:20 – 3:55 PM Natural Family Planning VIDEO
3:55 – 4:50 PM Openness to Life
5:00 – 6:00 PM MASS
6:00 – 6:15 PM Final Prayer