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
2020 AVAILABLE DATES:
To see a listing of what 2020 dates are offered see the homepage.
A weekend retreat beginning on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. through Sunday after Mass around Noon once a month in a retreat like setting 6 weekends in 2020. We have accommodations available in the Bishop Tracy overnight retreat center for 24 couples per event, Please 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 2020.
You can register online for any of the 2020 weekends if you are paying with a Credit Card. Payment by credit card insures your place for the weekend of your choosing if space is available at the time of online registration. However, if you wish to pay by check, please return to the homepage and review Mail In registration. http://www.mfldiobr.org/
Please note that if you choose the check method, your spot will not be secure until payment is received in full. It is faster to be confirmed if you mail in your completed forms along with your check.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Karen & Dwayne Vidrine at 225-937-6826 or 225-229-2476 or by email at email@example.com to set up your first appointment
You can also call Mila Gernon at 225-242-0323 in the Marriage & Family Life office.