Not the Destination...

Marriage is a journey, not a destination...

Join the Little Way of Marriage workshop - free through June 9th!

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It was 1873, in France. A loving, faith-filled, hardworking married couple welcomed their ninth little baby into the world.

Zélie and Louis Martin had lost two baby boys, a baby girl, and a five year old daughter already. So, along with her four big sisters--Marie, Pauline, Céline, and Léonie—they doted on this little one. As she grew, the whole family was totally charmed by this intelligent, affectionate, and strong-willed youngest child.

St. Thérèse of Lisieux  would go on to charm souls around the whole world for Jesus!

Now is the perfect time to ask St. Thérèse to show you her “Little Way” of love and holiness through doing small things with great love... in your marriage!

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The Little Way of Marriage Workshop

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What if the small steps to finding more joy in marriage were as simple – yet as beautiful—as a single rose?

What would it be like to take a journey of small steps to feeling more connection and love in marriage, guided by St. Thérèse of Lisieux and her holy parents, Saints Louis and Zélie Martin?

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Marriage Prep: Myth or Fact?

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Online marriage prep is still a fairly novel idea. It’s natural to have questions about it, and easy to fall prey to certain assumptions. As a person who went through CatholicMarriagePrep.com just last fall, I’ll use my recent experience to differentiate between some of the most common “myths” and “facts” about our program.

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“Remaining” With Your Spouse

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When my husband, Joshua, and I were engaged and planning our wedding Mass, we read through all the options for readings in the book Together for Life. When we got to the Gospels, there was a reading that stood out to me because I couldn’t figure out why it was an option for a Nuptial Mass. 

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3 common questions about online marriage prep…. In Spanish!

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1. How does the bilingual course work?

We offer online marriage prep for bilingual couples when one has difficulties reading and/or writing in English. 

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Fr Michael asks 6 questions to Online CatholicMarriagePrep.com (CMP)

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1 - Fr Michael: “I saw that you started the online CatholicMarriagePrep.com in 2004. Why did you start an online marriage prep?”
CMP: “The Archdiocese of Denver, knowing that our program was very complete, deeply spiritual, and interactive, asked us to help couples who were far from town and couldn’t participate to in person classes. So, we answered and the fruits are beautiful”

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Virtually Prepared

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Long-Distance Relationship: Marriage Prep Edition

My mom’s voice buzzed over the phone: “You have not taken enough ownership of the wedding-planning process. You should have thought more of the details through before attempting to plan your wedding from a different state.”

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