Frequently Asked Questions

Catholic Engaged Encounter provides marriage preparation for couples preparing for the Sacrament of Matrimony in the Catholic Church. Please see the USCCB website for more information and contact your priest if you have any questions.

We welcome couples of different faiths seeking to prepare for a deeper, more meaningful life together in a marriage recognized by the Catholic Church and in accordance with the Church’s teachings.

Have more questions, here are more details about finding unity in a mixed-marriage.

We encourage you to attend a retreat early in your engagement. This allows you time to discuss important issues and focus on your future marriage without the distractions of last minute wedding details.

Yes, it is very important that you stay for the entire retreat. If you arrive late or leave early, you will miss important parts of the retreat experience, and we will not be able to give you your certificate of completion of the retreat.

No, the purpose of the Catholic Engaged Encounter weekend is to interact with and talk with your fiancé about issues you may not have already discussed. If your fiancé is not present, you will be unable to complete the program.

See the links on this website for more information on Catholic Engaged Encounter or refer to our external resources.

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