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Schedule of ALL Marriage Preparation Programs (also known as Pre-Cana)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley has asked that all collaboratives, parishes, and retreat centers transition to Transformed in Love Marriage Preparation program beginning January 1, 2016 with a full implementation date of January 1, 2018Please see the Cardinal’s letter here 

All Programs                               

 

January 2017 
METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, January 20, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, January 21, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org   

FOXBORO:  St. Mary Parish 
“Beyond Loving” 
Saturday, January 28  5pm - 9pm  
Sunday, January 29  1pm - 7pm.   
(Attendance at both sessions is required) 
Registration:  For more info and to register, please contact St. Mary's at 508-543-7726 or email Laurie Bubencik at lbubencik.stmarys@gmail.com.   
Enrollment is limited to 24 couples on a first come first serve basis.  There is a $100.00 fee to St. Mary's.     

  

HOLLISTON: St. Mary Parish Hall 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Saturday, January 28  9:00am  – 5:00pm 
Saturday, February 4  9:00am  – 5:00pm 
Breakfast & lunch are included on both Saturdays. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.   

  

February 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, February 4 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, February 5 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org     

 METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, February 17, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, February 18, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org     

March 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, March 4 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, March 5 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

BELLINGHAM: St. Brendan Parish Hall 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Tuesday, March 7  6:00pm  – 9:00pm 
Thursday, March 9 6:00pm  – 9:00pm 
Sunday, March 12 1:00pm  – 8:00pm  
Tuesday, March 14 6:00pm  – 9:00pm 
Dinner is included at each session
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.     

WINCHESTER:  St. Eulalia Parish 
Sunday, March 12 (1 ½ hour Meet and Greet, timing details in advance from host couple) 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 (12 noon – 6 p.m.) 
Sunday, March 19, 2017 (12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) 
Registration: 781-729-8220 
Or Email:      office@sainteulalia.org 
Website:       www.sainteulalia.org    

TEWKSBURY: St. William Catholic Church 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love
Saturday, March 18  5:00pm  – 9:00pm 
Saturday, March 25  5:00pm  – 9:00pm  
Saturday, April 1  5:00pm  – 9:00pm  (Mass included)
Saturday, April 8  5:00pm  – 9:00pm  
Dinner is included at each of the sessions.
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.   

NORTH ANDOVER: St. Michael Parish Hall 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Monday, March 20  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Thursday, March 23  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, March 25  9:00am  – 5:00pm  
Dinner is included at the first two sessions.  Breakfast and lunch is included at the Saturday session.
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

HANSON & HALIFAX: Our Lady of the Lake Parish & St. Joseph the Worker Parish 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love  
Thursday, March 23  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, March 25  8:30am  – 12:30pm  
Thursday, April 6  6:00pm  – 10:00pm  (Mass included)
Saturday, April 8  8:30am  – 12:30pm  
Dinner is included at the Thursday sessions.  Breakfast will be served at the Saturday sessions.
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

READVILLE: St. Anne Parish Hall 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Friday, March 31 6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, April 1 9:00am  – 6:00pm 
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

April 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, April 1 (5:00pm-9:30pm)  

Sunday, April 2 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org       

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, April 22, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org    

LYNN: St. Pius V Parish Hall 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Friday, April 28  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, April 29 9:00am  – 6:00pm 
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

May 2017 

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, May 6 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, May 7 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, May 12, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, May 13, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org    

BRAINTREE: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Friday, May 19  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, May 20 9:00am  – 6:00pm 
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

June 2017 
BRAINTREE: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Friday, June 9  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, June 10  9:00am  – 6:00pm 
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, June 9, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, June 10, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org    

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, June 10 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, June 11 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

July 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, July 8 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, July 9 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

August 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, August 5 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, August 6 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org       

September 2017 

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, September 8, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, September 9, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org    

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, September 9 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, September 10 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org       

BRAINTREE: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center 
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love 
Friday, September 29  6:00pm  – 10:00pm 
Saturday, September 30  9:00am  – 6:00pm 
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday. 
Registration: For more information and to register online pleaseclick here.    

October 2017 
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, October 14 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, October 15 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, October 20, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, October 21, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org    

November 2017 

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, November 4 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, November 5 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org    

December 2017 

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, December 2 (5:00pm-9:30pm) 
Sunday, December 3 (9am-5pm) 
Registration: 781-209-3120 
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com  
Website:       www.espousal.org      

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center 
Friday, December 15, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 
Saturday, December 16, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Registration: 978-683-2959 
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net 
Website: www.saintbasils.org