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Marriage Preparation Resources

Marriage Preparation Program
What is it? Parish Initial Cost
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Couple Cost Contact Person Phone
Beloved (Augustine Institute: Denver, CO: 2015) English only
Catechetical booklets & Videos
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$215 DVD set & leader's guide $25 per couple
Donna Johnson (281) 630-1599
For Better & For Ever (Marriage Preparation Resources: San Antonio: 2012)
Catechetical booklets & Videos
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$39 leader guides & DVD $20 per couple
Fr. Robert Ruhnke 210-534-1129
Fully-Engaged (Diocese of St. Cloud, MN: 2014)
Catechetical booklets & PMI $30 facilitator guides… includes pre-marital inventory
$12 per couple = $6x2 booklets…includes inventory
Kristin Molitor - Fully Engaged Coordinator
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800-624-9019
God's Plan for a Joy-filled Marriage & Living a Joy-filled Marriage (Ascension Press: Philadelphia, PA: 2012)
Catechetical booklets & Videos $215 DVD set & leader's guides $64 per couple = $12x2 booklets, $10 plan, $15x2 booklets
Ascension Press Customer Service
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800-376-0520
One in Christ (Midwest Theological Forum & the Archdiocese of Chicago, IL: 2012) English only
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Catechetical booklets $39 leader guides $19 per couple
Fr. Tom Ashenbrenner 773-927-6646
Preparing to Live in Love (Matrimonial Renewal Center: Philadelphia, PA: 2014)
English only
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Catechetical booklets $175 mentor couple one-time retreat & training $100 per couple
Ron & Kathy Feher 610-640-4105
Strong Foundations (Twenty Third Publications: New London, CT: 2012) English only
Catechetical booklets $15 leader guides $8 per couple
23rd Publications Customer Service
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877-944-5844
Together in God’s Love (Our Sunday Visitor:
Huntington, IN: 2011)
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Catechetcial booklets & Videos $25 leader guide & DVDs $9 per couple
Our Sunday Visitor Customer Service
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800-348-2440 x2173
Transformed in Love (Pauline Press & the Archdiocese of Boston, MA: 2013) English only
Catechetical booklets $28 leader guides $16 per couple
Mary Finnegan 617-746-5803
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ONLINE Marriage Preparation Programs Parish Cost Couple/Parish Cost Contact Person
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Phone
Catholic Marriage Prep (Agape Ministries: Colorado Springs, CO)
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Online Catechesis $0 $170 per couple
Ryan & Mary Rose Verret 337-257-3029
Catholic Marriage Prep Class (Marriage Group & the Archdiocese of Chicago, IL)
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Online Catechesis $0 $200 per couple
Customer Service 773-598-5706
Marriage Prep (Humanitas & the Archdiocese of Toronto) English only
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Online Catechesis $0 $180 per couple
Customer Service 905-841-3173
Pre-Marriage Inventories (PMIs) Parish Cost Couple/Parish Cost
Contact Person Phone
FACET (S&K Publishers: 
Portland, ME)
$0 Online $15 per couple = $3.50x2 answer sheets, $8 scoring (reusable books)
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Steve & Kathy Beirne 207-775-4757

FOCCUS (Archdiocese of Omaha, NE)
$50 leader guides (+$100 one-time training fee)
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$20 per couple = $5 booklet, $15 scoring
Paige A. Minturn 877-883-5422 x 2

Fully-Engaged (Diocese of St. Cloud, MN)
$30 facilitator guides… includes catechetical guide
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$20 per couple = $6x2 booklets… includes prep above, $8 scoring
Kristin Molitor - Fully Engaged Coordinator 800-624-9019

PREPARE/ENRICH: Catholic Version (Life Innovations: St. Paul, MN)
$30 leader couple guide (+$175 one-time training fee)
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$35 per couple = pdf workbooks, $35 scoring Tony Anderson 800-331-1661

PMI (Intercommunications Publishing: St. Paul, MN)
$45 Leader Kit (includes re-usable booklets)
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$40 per couple = 2 answer sheets + scoring
Jim Douglas 800-999-0680

RELATE (Relate Institute: Salt Lake City, UT)
$0 Online $40 per couple = Online questions + scoring
Brian J. Willoughby 801-422-3915