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Pre-Cana Class

A couple reads over class materials together. Pre-Cana is a One Day (Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM) or Two Evening (Weeknight: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM) on-site experience for engaged couples to begin their formal marriage preparation process. The course includes a series of talks and activities on topics such as: Marriage as a Sacrament, the Vows, Sexuality in the marriage as God planned it to be, Natural Family Planning and more.

Please arrive 15 minutes early. Meals, material, and preparation are included in your fee.

Please enter your names exactly how you want them to read on your certificate.

Online Registration

To register, click on the date below that you wish to attend. The registration fee is $125 per couple. If registration is closed, please choose a different date.

In-Person Classes

June 17, 2023 (CC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

July 11 & 12, 2023  (CC)
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

August 5, 2023 (CC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

September 20 & 21, 2023  (CC)
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

October 14, 2023  (CC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

November 4, 2023  (CC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

December 9, 2023  (CC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Catholic Center (CC)
Fort Worth
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Virtual Marriage Preparation

Sorry, we are no longer offering virtual marriage preparation courses. If you require a virtual class, please visit:

Note: Although other options are available on, only the online Pre-Cana class is an approved option in place of the on-site Pre-Cana class by the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Reschedule/Cancel Registration

There is a $35.00 rescheduling and / or cancellation fee.

Mail-in Registration

If you are uncomfortable with the online registration process and would prefer to mail in your registration, please download the PDF form, fill it out, and mail it to: Pre-Cana Course, Attn: Chris Vaughan, 800 West Loop 820 South, Fort Worth, TX 76108.

Brochure / Registration Form 

Off-site Class Option

Although other options are available on, the online Pre-Cana class is the only Diocesan approved option that can be taken in place of the on-site Pre-cana class.



Chris Vaughan
Director of Marriage & Family Life

Irma Jimenez
Administrative Assistant

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