Marriage Life-Skills Course
Our trainings offer practical skills such as conflict resolution, decision-making, financial management, and communication. This will build on the knowledge you gained from your marriage inventory. There are various educational programs available in the diocese, with formats varying from a weekend retreat to multiple evening meetings. Your priest or deacon can help you select the program that best fits your needs.
Several options for this step are provided by the parish and/or Diocese of Phoenix:
- Parish Course
- Love for Life Engaged Weekend
- Engaged Encounter
- Loving Anew
God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage Seminar
God’s Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage offers a refreshing, liberating vision of marriage and sexuality—one that will help you fully embrace God’s glorious plan for you as a couple. This is Step 4 in the Marriage Preparation process.
Natural Family Planning (NFP) Course
NFP help you and your fiancé understand respect your fertility. To ensure you have the tools to plan your family effectively and in accord with God’s plan for marriage, you will have the opportunity to learn about Natural Family Planning by taking a full course in an approved NFP method.