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MARRIAGE & FAMILY

Preparing for Your Wedding

St. Bartholomew Catholic Faith Community observes the following guidelines:

  • Couples must be active members of St. Bartholomew Faith Community.
  • Contact the church at least one year in advance.
  • Meet with the Priest or Deacon several times throughout the year.
  • Completion of the Prepare Inventory and 4-6 meetings with a mentor couple.
  • Completion of a marriage retreat.
  • For more information, contact: Terri Kedzuf, tkdezuf@st-barts.org, 952-473-6601

Support for Your Marriage

In a sacramental marriage, God’s love becomes present to married couples and flows through them to their family and community. As couples journey together through the ups and downs of marriage they can become more able to give to and receive from each other.

The Pastoral Care staff is available to meet with couples who have concerns or want to strengthen their marriage. Resources include: pastoral counseling, the use of the ENRICH inventory and referrals to professional counselors.

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