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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                               

December 2016     

WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center 
Saturday, December 3 (5:30-9:30pm)
Sunday, December 4 (9am-5pm)
Registration: 781-209-3120
Or Email:      espousalmarriageprep@gmail.com 
Website:       www.espousal.org

METHUEN: St. Basil Salvatorian Center   
Friday, December 09, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration: 978-683-2959
Or email: stbasilcenter@comcast.net
Website: www.saintbasils.org   
 

January 2017
WALTHAM: Espousal Retreat Center
Saturday, January 7 (5:00pm-9:30pm)
Sunday, January 8 (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, January 13  6:00pm  – 10:00pm
Saturday, January 14  9:00am  – 6:00pm
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday.
Registration: For more information and to register online please click here.

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 please click 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 please click 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 please click 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 please click 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 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Mass included)
Saturday, April 8 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dinner is included at the Thursday sessions. Breakfast will be served at the Saturday sessions.
Registration: For more information and to register online please click here.


LYNNFIELD: St. Maria Goretti Parish Hall
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love
Friday, March 24 6:00pm  – 10:00pm
Saturday, March 25 9:00am  – 6:00pm
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday.
Registration: For more information and to register online please click 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 please click 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


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 please click 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 please click 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 

BRAINTREE: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center
Archdiocesan Marriage Preparation Program: Transformed in Love
Friday, August 25  6:00pm  – 10:00pm
Saturday, August 26  9:00am  – 6:00pm
Dinner is included on Friday.
Breakfast & lunch are included on Saturday.
Registration: For more information and to register online please click here.

 

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 please click 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