Archdiocese of Boston Marriage Preparation 

This event will be held in person with respect to the latest social distancing guidelines. We will notify you of any changes that may affect gathering in person.


Friday, Oct 15th - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 16th - 9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Dinner served Friday evening; lunch and snacks provided on Saturday. Mass will be celebrated. Couples should plan to attend both sessions in full to complete the program and receive a certificate.



The fee includes the workshop, food, workbooks, and certificate. Should you need to cancel within one week of the workshop, there will be a $40 cancelation fee. If you are need of financial assistane, please contact us. 


Sts. Mary and Martha
130 South St.
Wrentham, MA 02093

Driving Directions 


Deacon Joe Flocco
Plainville-Wrentham Catholic Collaborative
St. Martha Parish Hall 

Lay a solid foundation for a life-long, life-giving, loving marriage.

  • Acquire tools to strengthen your marriage and enhance intimacy.
  • Learn the latest in researched practical skills for great communication.
  • Consider how differences in personality can be used as a source of strength in your relationship.
  • Reflect on the role expectations play in marriage and learn steps to manage them well.
  • Learn about the four types of love and basic principles to maintain love over a lifetime.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of marriage as a vocation and a sacrament.
  • Look at the wedding vows and reflect on what you will be promising each other.
  • Spend time reflecting on and discussing your financial attitudes and expectations.
  • Learn fertility awareness and its application in family planning and infertility. 
  • Consider ways you can guard, revea,l and communicate love over your lifetime.
  • Strengthen your awareness of God’s presence and assistance in your life and marriage.
  • Benefit from the experience and wisdom of married couples.
  • Benefit from some quiet time for you individually and together as a couple to reflect on the topics and, most importantly, on your shared life ahead!

Comments from previous participants:

“A must have. Fantastic. I would strongly recommend to all couples getting married.”

“It was fabulous! We truly enjoyed both days and really grew as a couple. 

“This program was fantastic! Very thought-provoking and great topics for discussion.”

“The program was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Every measure taken to make us as comfortable as possible was greatly appreciated and helped a lot.”