Marriage

Marriage Preparation Mentor Couples Needed

Are you a married couple who would like to help engaged couples prepare for their marriage?
This is a ministry that you can perform in your own home. You will be helping engaged couples use a sophisticated internet-based program called Prepare, and we will provide all the training you will need. To be eligible for this ministry you must have been married for at least five years. To learn more about this ministry please call our coordinating couple, Bill and Claudette Lucas, at 952-944-2033.

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Congratulations on your engagement! Our parish staff and our engaged couples ministry team stand ready to guide you as you prepare to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage in the Catholic Church. Couples seeking to be married at the Church of St. Patrick should call the Parish Office no less than six months in advance to obtain a copy of our wedding brochure. This brochure will answer many of your questions about planning a wedding at St. Pat's.  

Visit our Mahon Center Facility Rental page for  information on how you can rent our social halls and other facility space for related events such as: bridal showers, groom's dinner, reception, gift opening.

Here's what Pope Francis had to say about engaged couples and taking time to get to know each other and being open to God's surprises (May 27, 2015).