december 2022

11dec8:30 AM4:00 PMPreCana Day of Reflection

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PreCana Day of Reflection —-Sunday, December 11, 2022

Because Christian marriage is a sacrament, the Catholic Church wants couples to be well-prepared. Dioceses and
parishes offer marriage preparation to help couples develop a better understanding of the sacrament; to evaluate and deepen their
readiness to live married life, and to gain insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple.
Marriage preparation programs take different forms.
Some couples attend a weekend retreat; others are matched with a “sponsor couple”; and others participate
in a series of marriage preparation classes offered by their parish or diocese. The important thing for engaged
couples to keep in mind as they check numerous items off their pre-wedding “to-do” list is the well-known adage, “Your wedding lasts a day, but your marriage lasts a lifetime.” The Church encourages couples to invest time and energy into the all-important work of preparing for
their married life together. (USCCB)
The Office for Parish Life offers PreCana Days of Reflection to help couples prepare for marriage. Couples spend
a day working through a series of topics, including Marriage as a vocation, the blessing of children, communication and conflict, finances, and setting shared expectations for a fruitful and faithful life together.   For more information email: PreCana@dioceseofscranton.org.

Time

(Sunday) 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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