•  Marriage Preparation Program at St  Charles

    Couples will meet with the priest or deacon for a series of appointments to discuss, complete, and/or review the following:

    • The date and time of your wedding will be established and the overall Preparation Program discussed in detail.
    • Complete the necessary paperwork.
    • You will complete the Focus Program, which is designed to explore key areas of your relationship.  The Focus Program results will be discussed.
    • Discuss the liturgical celebration of marriage (including music questions).
    • You will enroll in a Marriage Preparation Program.  Listed below are the six programs approved in the Archdiocese of San Francisco (click on the links for more information about the programs):

    “Engaging the Heart”  Menlo Park 

    “Saturday for Engaged Couples” San Francisco 

    “Marriage for Life” San Francisco

    “San Francisco Catholic Engaged Encounter” (two day program) 

    “Catholic Family Movement”San Rafael 

    Online Marriage Prep