Congratulations on your decision to marry the love of your life! Here you will be able to register online for the workshop which best fits your sacramental preparation needs.
PRE CANA ONE DAY PROGRAM – This program provides both an overview of God’s design for joy in marriage and practical skills for bringing it about. Topics covered include: Communication, Conflict Resolution, Family of Origin, Finances and more. Recommended for couples being married for the first time or if a former marriage was of a very brief duration and no children are involved. This program is offered in the Orlando Area. It is also offered three times a year in Brevard, Marion, Polk and Volusia Counties. Is held on Saturday of selected months throughout the year (8:00am—5:00pm).
|Please Note: All CLOSED Pre Cana Sessions are closed because the facilities can only accommodate a specific number of couples and that number has been met. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please choose another date.|
|Sat., Aug. 5, 2017||Pre Cana (Seminole)||Nativity, Longwood||At Capacity.|
|Sat., Aug. 19, 2017||Pre Cana (Polk)||Resurrection, Lakeland||At Capacity.|
|Sat., Sept. 16, 2017||Pre Cana (Volusia)||Our Lady of Hope, Port Orange||Register Here|
|Sat., Sept. 23, 2017||Pre Cana (Brevard)||Our Savior’s Parish, Cocoa Beach||Register Here|
|Sat., Oct. 7, 2017||Pre Cana (Marion)||Blessed Trinity, Ocala||Call 352-629-8092|
|Sat., Oct. 7, 2017||Pre Cana (Osceola)||Holy Redeemer, Kissimmee||Register Here|
|Sat., Oct. 21, 2017||Pre Cana (Polk)||Resurrection, Lakeland||Register Here|
|Sat., Nov. 4, 2017||Pre Cana (Seminole)||Nativity, Longwood||Register Here|
PRE CANA OVERNIGHT PROGRAM – This program provides an intimate setting for personal, uninterrupted attention to your marriage preparation. It provides engaged couples with skills needed to live their sacramental marriage and strengthen their covenant. Recommended for couples being married for the first time or if a former marriage was of a very brief duration and no children are involved. Also, for couples living in a domestic or common-law union who are getting married in the church. When either the bride or groom are bringing children from a previous relationship into the marriage, a Stepfamily Workshop is highly recommended or required as well. Beginning on Friday at 6:30pm and ending Saturday evening. Held at San Pedro Spiritual Center, Winter Park. (www.sanpedrocenter.org).
|Please Note: All CLOSED Pre Cana Overnight sessions are closed because the facility can only accommodate a specific number of couples and that number has been met. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please choose another date.|
|DATE (2017-2018)||EVENT||LOCATION||ONLINE REGISTRATION|
|Fri.-Sat., Sept. 8-9||Pre Cana Overnight||San Pedro Center, Winter Park||Register Here|
|Fri.-Sat., Jan. 5-6||Pre Cana Overnight||San Pedro Center, Winter Park||Register Here|
REMARRIAGE PREPARATION PROGRAM – This program is recommended for couples where one or both have been previously married (even when that marriage has been annulled) or who are widow or widowers. Sessions include Challenges of a Stepfamily, Communication, Relationship Skills, Sacrament of Marriage among others. It is held four times a year on Saturdays, from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
|Please Note: All CLOSED Remarriage sessions are closed because the facilities can only accommodate a specific number of couples and that number has been met. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please choose another date.|
|Sat., Aug. 5, 2017||Remarriage||Nativity, Longwood||Register Here|
CONVALIDATION WORKSHOP – Recommended for couples that have been civilly married for longer than 2 years. When couples have been civilly married for less than two years it is recommended that they attend a Pre Cana Overnight Program (or a Marriage Encounter Weekend). We would be happy to work with you in determining the best way to meet the needs of these couples. This Convalidation workshop is held at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Winter Park.
|Sat., Aug. 26, 2017||Convalidation||Sts. Peter & Paul, Winter Park||Register Here|
|Sat., Oct. 21, 2017||Convalidation||Sts. Peter & Paul, Winter Park||Register Here|
VIETNAMESE Engaged Encounter
A VIETNAMESE Engaged Encounter is a weekend retreat away with other engaged couples with plenty of time alone together to dialogue honestly and intensively about their prospective lives together. Among the subjects you will have an opportunity to discuss with each other are your ambitions, goals, attitudes about God, sex, money, children family and your role in the church and community. To register, call 407-896-4210. http://www.philipminhparish.org (St. Philip Phan Van Minh Church).
|Fri.-Sat., Oct. 13-15, 2017||Vietnamese||Call 407-896-4210|
|Fri.-Sat., Mar. 16-18, 2018||Vietnamese||Call 407-896-4210|
|Fri.-Sat., Oct. 19-21, 2018||Vietnamese||Call 407-896-4210|
If you have questions about the best program for your preparation of the Sacrament of Marriage, please contact the Family Life Office at 407-246-4882 or e-mail email@example.com.