Entries by scott

Join Us at the NACLFM Conference

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The NACFLM conference is a great place to grow your ministry and connect with other leaders. We’d love to meet you and show you how The Marriage Group can support your ministry to families!


Setting Goals in Your Marriage

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You cannot predict the future, but you can plan for the future. Okay, okay, I know that’s pretty cliché, but if something is a cliché, it usually means it’s true, right? The Future (personifying it a little bit here) is scary by nature. The overall ambiguity of it all can […]

What to Expect at Pre-Cana

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Are you recently engaged? Is your wedding day fast approaching? Either way, you are probably wondering what to expect at Pre-Cana. We have some insight on the types of programs and how they work. When an engaged Catholic couple begins the marriage preparation process, one of the things they are required to do […]


Pre-Cana in 2020

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In 2020 we served over 6,500 couples from all over the world. Let’s take a look at the information from couples who took our most popular Pre-Cana course in 2020, Living Our Faith in Love. Data was interesting for Pre-Cana in 2020   Dioceses and Countries: Couples registered from 172 […]

Online vs. In Person Pre-Cana?

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You have decided to get married in the Catholic Church — now what? You might have heard by now that you need to go through an approved marriage preparation program, otherwise known as “Pre-Cana.” The next step is for you to determine whether you will complete online or in person […]


Pre-Cana and Zoom

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“Is this working?” “Can you all hear me?” “Hello? Can you all hear me?” That’s pretty much how every Zoom call starts out. These days, it seems like everything is a Zoom call — including Pre-Cana. However, is using Zoom as a means to conduct a Pre-Cana “virtual gathered event” […]


4 Affordable Dates That Won’t Break The Bank

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When it comes to any date, it’s pretty safe to say that we all like to be impressed by the other, and we like to be impressive as well. Truthfully though, don’t most of us simply appreciate a romantic effort most times, leaving the pricey extravagance for a random, extra […]

Wedding Dates to Avoid and Dates to Consider

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First Things First: Choosing Your Wedding Day Be honest, you have most likely had the “when and where” picked out for your big day for about as long as you can remember. Am I right? Yes, of course, and so did I! We’ll save the “where” for another conversation. As […]

What do Ash Wednesday and Lent mean?

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‘Tis the season…Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season are upon us! No matter what your religious affiliations or beliefs are, have you ever wondered or needed a fresh description of what it all means and its purpose? If your answer is, “yes”, don’t worry–you’re not alone. In brief, here are […]