St. Paul Catholic Newman Center’s Marriage Preparation Program requires you to: 1) complete an online PREPARE/ENRICH assessment  and participate in a follow-up meeting to review the results of the assessment; 2) Register for and attend one of the Newman Center’s Saturday Marriage Preparation Workshops; 3) Attend a follow-up session with a marriage and family life counselor associated with the Newman Center. Upon completion of these requirements you will have satisfied the Diocese’s Marriage Preparation requirement.

The Newman Center offers one day, Marriage Preparation Workshops to assist engaged couples in fulfilling the pre-marriage preparation required by the Diocese of Fresno. If you are planning a wedding in 2022, you are welcome to participate in our marriage preparation program and to attend our next Workshop

The date for the next Marriage Preparation Workshop is: Saturday, February 5, 2022

The Marriage Preparation Workshop begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes with Mass at 5:00 p.m.

The cost is $250 per couple

This fee includes the PREPARE/ENRICH assessment, the Marriage Prep Workshop, and the follow-up counseling session. Continental Breakfast & Lunch are provided at the Workshop.

*If marrying at the Newman Center, these services are included in the Newman Center’s Wedding fee.


Please contact: John Prandini, Director, of Family Life Ministry

at 559-436-3434, ext. 107 or

You can register online. Registration forms are also available at the reception desk.

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