Engaged Encounter is a weekend retreat where couples experience an in-depth, private, personal, marriage preparation. Full information is found at http://engagedencounter.org/ Camden Diocese Engaged Encounter Team Leaders Jenn and JD Duffy will answer questions. Call JD, 856-419-4015 or Jenn, 856-419-4017.
Preparing to Live in Love is a marriage preparation mentorship program with a married couple that can be set up at the convenience of your fiancée, yourself, and the mentor couple. $100 fee per couple, refundable minus a small processing charge. To register: http://www.camdendiocese.org/marriage-preparation-home/marriage-preparation-programs/ (or at www.livinginlove.org).
Beginning to Live in Love marriage preparation program is held in a group setting of four three-hour sessions, held at various times and locations in the Delaware Valley. Fee, $100 per couple. To register: http://www.camdendiocese.org/marriage-preparation-home/marriage-preparation-programs/ (or at www.livinginlove.org) The next program in the Diocese of Camden is Saturdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21, and 28, held at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 176 Stagecoach Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081-9421, from 1-4 p.m.
Engaged Encounter, a weekend retreat held at the St. John Paul II Retreat Center in Vineland, NJ, Nov. 8-10. Fee is $410 per couple. To register: http://www.camdendiocese.org/marriage-preparation-home/marriage-preparation-programs/
Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Cape May Court House, has a one-day marriage preparation program on Saturdays, Oct. 15, and Jan. 18, 2020, from 8:45 a.m.-6:15 p.m. The fee is $60 per couple. To register, call — do not text nor email — Bob and Michelle Dooley, 609-287-9205 or 609-827-2127.
Infant Jesus Parish, Woodbury Heights, has marriage preparation based on the Preparing to Live in Love program with a two-day format on Sundays, Oct. 13 and 20, from 1-5 p.m. 2020 dates are March 15 and 22, June 14 and 21, and Sept. 13 and 20. The fee is $75 per couple. Register with Deacon Frank and Dianne Dunleavy at email@example.com
St. Peter Parish, Merchantville, has a one-day marriage preparation based on the Your Love Story program on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Mass. The fee is $100 per couple. Call Elaine Brubaker at the parish, 856-663-1373 to register.
St. Simon Stock Parish, Berlin, has a one-day marriage preparation program, Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mass. The fee is $150 for non-parishioners, which includes breakfast and lunch. For a registration form, email or call the parish at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856-767-1537.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Lindenwold has a two-day marriage preparation program on Friday, Oct. 26, 7-9:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The fee is $50 per couple. For a registration form email or call Frank and Carla Hanley, Fhanley6@gmail.com or 856-287-4621.
St. Andrew the Apostle Church offers a Pre-Cana program three times a year to aid in the preparation of couples for the Sacrament of Marriage. The program is led by the Pre-Cana Team, made up of Rev. Victorino Coronado, Deacon Craig Bickel and other faith-filled married couples from the parish. Many topics and discussions will take place on subjects such as communication, listening, family, conflict resolution skills, intimacy, finance, couple prayer, spirituality, conscience formation and more. Fall Pre-Cana Class will be on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish Center. To register call Kathy Fowler at the parish, 856-784-3878.
Hispanic Marriage Preparation programs: Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Lindenwold, has a three-day marriage preparation program Friday, Aug. 16, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m. Mass, to register, contact Gelen Hernandez, 856-627-2222; Preparación Matrimonial Pre-Cana: Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Lindenwold; Viernes, Augusto 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sábado, Augusto 17, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Domingo, Augusto 18, 11 a.m. Misa. Llamar a Gelen Hernandez, 856-627-2222; Divine Mercy Parish, Vineland, has a one-day marriage preparation program with Grimilda and Frankie Ruiz on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $100 per couple. To register, call the parish, 856-691-9181; Preparación Matrimonial Pre-Cana: Parroquia de la Divina Misericordia, Vineland; Programa de un día de 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sábado, Octubre 26. Quota $100. Llamar a la parroquia para inscribirse, 856-691-9181.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter, South Jersey: A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, enrichment for married couples of all ages who want to take time out of their busy lives to renew their love for each other in a positive and private setting. Website: www.wwme-southjersey.org; email: email@example.com; phone: 609-741-8012.