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We are now offering in-person marriage preparation classes. We encourage you to sign up for in-person session. The online classes are reserved exclusively for couples with special situations such as health issues, living in different states or countries or specific problems. If you wish to request the online class, you should contact Irma Jimenez at by email to explain your special situation for which you are requesting the virtual class. We will do our best to support you in your need.
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.
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.
September 18, 2021 (CC)
December 11, 2021 (CC)
October 16, 2021 (CC)
November 6, 2021 (CC)
Catholic Center (CC)
St. Joseph Catholic Church (SJ)
St. Andrew (SA)
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS)
Virtual Marriage Preparation
By Zoom Invitation Only
You will receive an email with the Zoom invite. Check your spam folder.
Note: Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Download Center. Otherwise, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click a join link.
September 13 & 14, 2021
November 20, 2021 (CC)
October 20-21, 2021 (CC)
There is a $35.00 rescheduling and / or cancellation fee.
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.
Off-site Class Option
Although other options are available on catholicmarriageprep.com, the online Pre-Cana class is the only Diocesan approved option that can be taken in place of the on-site Pre-cana class.
The Diocese of Fort Worth is dedicated to a Safe Environment. We offer extensive and mandatory training for all employees and volunteers. Please contact the Safe Environment office if you need assistance or to report an abuse or concern.
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