Baptized Catholics are to marry in a proper church building or at a shrine or sacred grotto with a priest or deacon officiating, unless they request dispensation from this required canonical form.
Without dispensation, Catholics who are married by non-Catholic ministers (or officials such as a justice of the peace or a ship’s captain) are not considered by the Church as validly joined in a sacramental union.
It offers a map of specific topics that may need time and attention, along with offering a starting place for discussion for the engaged couple.
We also have specialized Pre-Cana for Interfaith/Interchurch couples, for couples who are re-marrying and for couples who are convalidating their civil unions.
For more information about Interfaith marriages, click here.
Para informacion sobre clases de Preparacion Matrimonial, presione aquí.
Resources The Engaged Encounter Weekend This overnight retreat is Catholic in orientation, but is open to couples of any faith who are preparing for marriage and who are looking to enrich their relationship.
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Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Pre-Cana and getting married in the Catholic Church.
Or you can visit our diocesan Pre-Cana website at call us at 718-281-9540, or email us at [email protected] learn more.
You should address these issues with your guidance counselor or principal when you register for classes at the beginning of your exchange program.
If the school is unable or unwilling to change the course title, you may have to accept the fact that certain coursework may not transfer to your home country.
Likewise should you need to set up utility bill payments, exchange your EU driving licence, interpreter assistance the team is on hand to offer you the vital, practical support that you will no doubt need.