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!
Life Choice (Pre-Cana)
To see a listing of what 2017 dates are offered and how many spots are left for each date, click here.
Held on a Saturday once a month (10 out of 12 months) from 9:00am-4:30pm in a large group format. We have room for only 35 couples per event, register early!
Registration is only considered complete when both registration form and payment are received.
COST: $110 per couple for 2017
You can either register online for 2017 Life Choice dates using a credit card payment or check, or you can print out the PDF 2017 Life Choice Registration form fill it out and mail it in with a check or money order. Please note that 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
Registration is done through Mila Gernon, if you have questions, contact her at email@example.com or 225-242-0323.
LOCATION: Life Choice days are held at the Catholic Life Center
1800 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Room 206 of the Tracy 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
How to Get Started:
1. 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
2. Contact Mila Gernon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-242-0323 with the Marriage & Family Life Office to send in your registration form with your $60 check made out to "Marriage & Family Life" so you can get your books
Use the 2017 Life Choice brochure as your registration form and cross out "Life Choice" and write "Re-marriage" at the top
You can bring your form and check in to our office. Click here for directions. Our office is located downstairs in the Main Administration bldg. Or you can mail it to:
Marriage & Family Life Office
PO Box 2028
Baton Rouge, LA 70821