Preparation Courses

Getting married?

Take time together to shape the kind of marriage you want with the support and experience of Marriage Care. Choose group or 1-2-1 programmes or better still……why not enjoy both?

‘Preparing Together’ our 1-day group experience, explores key relationship skills, expectations, sacrament and the importance of your marriage vows. Based on 70 years supporting couples, Preparing Together, holds an imprimatur from Cardinal Nichols.

Choose ‘FOCCUS’ for a more private couple experience, tailored to your unique relationship, exploring together relationship strengths and development opportunities.

To find out more about Marriage Care or book a programme near you, visit our website or call our Appointments team on 0800 389 3801

Marriage Preparation Courses 2019

St John Fisher’s Schoenstatt Shrine and Pastoral Centre, Manchester Road, Kearsley, Bolton BL4 8QQ

For more details see here.

St Chad’s Deanery (North Manchester) Dates and venues:

Course one based at St. Mary’s, Clive Road, Failsworth, M35 ONN. Four Thursday evenings 7th 14th 21st & 28th February 8.00pm until 9.00pm.

Contact Mike or Shirley Bridgen on 0161 682 7233.

Course two based at Mount Carmel Primary School, Wilson Road, Blackley, M9 8BG Four Wednesday evenings 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th March 7.30pm until 9.00pm.

Course three based at Mount Carmel Primary School, Wilson Road, Blackley M9 8BG. Four Wednesday evenings 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd October 7.30pm until 9.00pm.

Contact telephone numbers:-

Fr. Glover 0161 740 2448 or Damian and Patty Ganley 0161 740 0380.

Booking Form can for the St Chad’s Deanery can be found here

Marriage Care Prep Dates 2019

One day courses – Each date is a separate course running from 9am -4.30pm

Manchester City Centre: St Augustine’s

26 Jan; 23 Feb; 23 Mar; 13 Apr; 11 May; 1 June; 13 July; 21 Sept;

Blackburn: Holy Souls

30 Mar and 18 May

Oldham: St Aidan & St Oswald’s

16 Mar and 02 Nov

Sale: St Joseph’s

09 Mar and 19 Oct

Couples can now book directly onto their course of choice at . By entering their home postcode, the search returns all courses, with availability, sorted by the nearest first.

In addition to the group courses we also offer a tailored one-to-one experience called FOCCUS. With increased flexibility around meeting times and dates and the opportunity for a deeper personal experience, this can be the preferred option for some couples.

To find out more about Marriage Care visit our website or call our Appointments team on 0800 389 3801