God who is love and who created man and woman for love has called them to love. By creating man and woman he called them to an intimate communion of life and of love in marriage.” (Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 337)
Congratulations on your decision to seek the Sacrament of Marriage in the Catholic Church.
The Church invites couples preparing for marriage to view their upcoming wedding ceremony not as an end in itself, but “instead embark upon marriage as a lifelong calling based on a firm and realistic decision to face all trials and difficult moments together.” (Amoris Laetitia, 211)
The Diocese of Calgary earnestly desires to accompany engaged couples in deepening their appreciation for the beauty of the Sacrament of Marriage by offering Marriage Preparation programs. Professionally trained and experienced facilitators will journey with couples to assist them in making Christ the centre of their new life together. In a friendly, supportive, caring and non-judgmental atmosphere, couples will explore and engage in conversation about:
Marriage preparation courses
Dates & registration
For any questions, please contact Anthony Banka at the Office of Pastoral Ministry: email@example.com or (403) 218-5548.