The program is from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon allowing you to stay in your own home each night."Anyone planning to get married should experience this program.It will ensure that each partner is as prepared as possible for the challenges facing every newly married couple.Some couples view the Church’s marriage preparation requirements as an unfair burden; they “just want to get married.” But according to one study, most couples (nearly 94 percent) who completed a marriage preparation program found it to be a valuable experience, especially in the early years of marriage (see "For Your Marriage").There is also growing evidence that marriage preparation programs significantly reduce the risk of divorce. The Second Vatican Council said, “The intimate partnership of married life and love has been established by the Creator and qualified by His laws, and is rooted in the conjugal covenant of irrevocable personal consent.For, God Himself is the author of matrimony, endowed as it is with various benefits and purposes. Every marriage witnesses to God’s faithful, fruitful, and lasting love for His people.Phone: 9688 7837 Website: CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER (EE) A marriage preparation stay-in programme for couples planning to get married. Phone: 6782 3912 Website: CHOICE A weekend stay-in program for young adults aged 18 to 40 years, with the aim of discovering self and the importance of relationships within the family, with friends and the larger community.Phone: 9046 2297 / 9685 9416 Website: sg CHRISTIAN FAMILY SOCIAL MOVEMENT (CFSM) The Christian Family Social Movement assists all family members to live and fulfil their various roles in the family, work place, community, and nation, for the family is the Church in miniature, and the apostles of the families are the families themselves.
This programme enriches their coupleness and family life through a special technique of loving communication.The Diocese of Orange offers many resources for married couples to help strengthen the spouses’ love for each other.Please look through the following resources to see what is available to help enrich and strengthen your marriage.It helped us understand the whys behind the Church's teachings.""Attending the Three to Get Married program was the best marriage preparation decision we could have made.While many engaged couples focus on preparing for the wedding day, the Church encourages them to spend their engagement preparing for a strong, lifelong marriage—and the responsibilities and challenges that come with it.