Engaged Couples Marriage Preparation
If you are engaged, have already contacted the parish priest or deacon performing the sacrament, and are looking for a Pre-Cana, here are your options!
Called to Love
To see a listing of what 2019 dates are offered and how many spots are left for each date, click here.
A weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. through Sunday at 1 p.m. once a month in a retreat like setting 10 months of the year. We have accommodations available in the Bishop Tracy overnight retreat center for 36 couples per event, Register early! You will need to be have completed registration one full week before the weekend date you wish to attend.
Registration is only considered complete when both registration and payment are received.
COST: $260 per couple for 2019.
You will register online for any of the 2019 weekends. Payment by credit card insures your place for the weekend of your choosing if space is available at the time of online registration. However, you are able to register online and mail in a check for payment if you choose. Please note that if you choose the check method, your spot will not be secure until payment is received in full.
Make checks payable to: Marriage & Family Life
Mail to: Marriage & Family Life
P.O. Box 2028
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
If you have any questions you may contact Mila Gernon, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-242-0323.
LOCATION: The Called to Love weekend retreats are held at the Catholic Life Center
1800 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
in the overnight Bishop Tracy Retreat Center and the Westerfield Center.
This is a program for engaged couples in which one or both parties have been previously married. It involves private sessions with the host couple over a flexible period of days and can be tailored to personal schedules.
These are the topics covered in your sessions: Friendship, Your Former Spouse, Stepfamily Structure, Family Background, Stepparenting, Handling Conflict, Money Management, Sexual Love, and Sacramental Marriage.
For more information: www.helpourmarriage.com & www.Retrouvaille.org
How to Get Started:
Contact one of our host couples, either Vera & Ben Dunbar at 225-324-2939 or 225-324-5808 or by email at email@example.com -OR- Randall & Robin Bellard at 225-271-4092 or 225-993-2443 or Karen & Dwayne Vidrine at 225-937-6826 or 225-229-2476 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your first appointment
You can also call Mila Gernon at 225-242-0323 in the Marriage & Family Life office.