February 7, 2014

Pre Cana Conference, Tobit Weekend and One in Christ program prepare engaged couples for marriage

Three marriage preparation programs offered in the archdiocese—the Pre Cana Conference, Tobit Weekend and One in Christ—help prepare engaged couples for the sacrament of marriage as well as the challenges of married life.

Pre Cana Conference programs are scheduled during 2014 on March 9, April 27, May 18, June 29, July 20, Sept. 14, Oct. 5 and Nov. 2 at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th St., in Indianapolis.

The program, sponsored by the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education, is presented by a priest and trained volunteer couples. It begins with check-in at 1:15 p.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. on the Sundays listed above.

Registration is required. A $56 fee per couple helps pay for a workbook, other materials and refreshments. The registration fee is non-refundable. To register, log on to www.archindy.org/fatima.

Tobit Weekend retreats are scheduled at Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House during 2014 on May 16-18, June 27-29, July 25-27 and Sept. 12-14.

The registration fee of $292 includes the program presented by trained facilitators, meals and overnight accommodations for the weekend.

Registration is required. A $150 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. To register, log on to www.archindy.org/fatima.

One in Christ three-day marriage programs are scheduled for March 1, 2 and 8 at Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish in Greenwood; June 7, 8 and 14 at St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis; and Sept. 13, 14 and 20 at Our Lady of the Greenwood Parish in Greenwood. The first and third days are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the second day is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost is $220 and covers meals and materials.

For more information call 317-495-1901, e-mail info@OICIndy.com, or log on to www.OICIndy.com. Early registrations are recommended because the marriage preparation programs fill up quickly. †

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