Online Marriage Preparation Resources

The Archdiocese does not endorse a particular marriage preparation program/process. There are many online and gathered resources to support marriage preparation listed on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website,

Before starting any marriage preparation process be sure to first make an appointment with the AMS endorsed priest as detailed in Celebrating Marriage in the Archdiocese.

The following online resources have worked with military couples and/or created military-connected content to support their online programs.

1) Catholic Marriage Prep Class offers online resources including a pre-inventory, streaming video, questions to download for discussion banner3with your future spouse and more. Catholic Marriage Preparation is a part of the Marriage Group which collaborated with the Archdiocese of Chicago to develop a resource that meets the needs for Catholic marriage preparation outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

2) Agape building Christ-centered marriages, one couple at a time, is the only one-on-one, online mentor-led pre-Cana program since 2004. The interactive design requires couples to discuss topics together (via e-mail, Skype, phone, etc. if they are separated by distance). Catholic-Marriage-PrepThe couple interacts with a certified mentor couple as part of the preparation process, bringing their relationship to a deeper level and establishing a strong foundation for their marriage, with Christ as their center.