Parish-based Pre-Cana sessions at MSW are held about twice a year, usually in the spring and fall. For more information, contact Julie and Eastman Tiu at jtiucomcast.net
Here are some great resources to help prepare for your Catholic marriage
Archdiocese of Chicago: http://www.familyministries.org/
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: http://foryourmarriage.org
American Catholic (newsletter article, Preparing for Marriage): http://www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/CU/ac0606.asp
Pre-Canas are interactive marriage preparation sessions which guide engaged couples through topics useful for a successful marriage. It is a time of discernment about their life together as a married couple.
Goals and Objectives
This ministry endeavors to prepare engaged couples, regardless of religious traditions, for the challenges and joys of married life. These classes also fulfill one of the marriage requirements of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
The Pre-Cana Ministry strives to:
Father Gerald Gunderson, Pastor
Julie & Eastman Tiu, Ministry Coordinator
Meet the Facilitators
Julie and Eastman Tiu
Joe & Kyra Cavanaugh Dave Ross and Cil Aquino-Ross
John and Kathleen Christopher