We produce modern courses that deliver a natural and authentic experience for today’s couples. Our presenters are real people, not actors, who speak from the heart about their life experiences and faith stories.
Started in 2009, The Marriage Group has become the leading provider of online and on-demand marriage preparation and enrichment courses. With over 50,000 couples served worldwide, we help church groups to leverage technology and meet today’s couples where they are.
As we near the middle of the Lenten season, couples may find themselves in a variety of positions. Some have experienced greater connection as they practice the spiritual disciplines of prayer and fasting together, some may be experiencing conflict…
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In 2022, we were blessed to serve over 6,000 engaged Catholic couples from 72 countries around the world.
We recently reflected on the data collected from our course participants, and we saw a marked difference in a couple of key areas. As…
For National Marriage Week, we asked ministry leaders and married couples, "What is one important thing couples need to know in their first year of marriage?"
Here are some of our favorite replies:
One thing Mike and I have learned is that…
Now that you've made the big decision and you're beginning the marriage prep process, you may have heard about “Pre-Cana” from your priest or others in your parish.
What is Pre-Cana?
Simply put, Pre-Cana is…
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The ministry of marriage preparation is a lot like driving a car; just when you think the road is smooth and straight and free of obstacles, you discover bumps, twists and turns, and, of course, traffic lights.
Most of the time, we hope for…
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Finding a partner to share the rest of your life with is a blessing. If you’ve recently been engaged and are planning to be married in the Catholic Church, there are a few steps you'll need to take.
In the Catholic Church, marriage is a Sacrament, and taking these important steps will prepare you for a lifetime of love and commitment to each other and God.
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In the last article, we provided questions and a worksheet to spark discussion between you and your spouse. The challenge was to come up with new holiday traditions of your own.
So… Did you do that? If not, use this handy activity sheet we made:
The Church offers us Advent and Christmas as a time to be refreshed and renewed, but if you’re a priest, deacon, or lay minister, the holiday season can feel overwhelming.
How do you use this time to serve others and feel renewed in your…
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Talking about contraception is an important part of marriage preparation. Contraception in its various forms has become the status quo for sexual relationships outside of the Church. Some Catholic couples either don’t know or don’t agree…
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