Marriage Preparation

Marriage Preparation Schedule And Registration

As of 2019, the Diocese of Venice is in the process of switching to a new program called Witness to LoveAs Parishes switch to this new program, limited workshops are available.  If you are unable to attend the workshop and your Parish has not made the switch to Witness to Love, a request to the Diocese for online Marriage Preparation can be made by the Priest/Deacon preparing you for Marriage.  Once the letter has been received from the Priest/Deacon, a letter of approval will be sent along with instructions on how to access the online program.

A list of the workshops offered by the Diocese of Venice can be found below.  A continental breakfast and lunch are provided.  The Wednesday before each workshop you will receive an email with directions to the site and more details about the day.

The Retreat is a 2-day retreat starting at 9am and ending by 3pm the next day.  This retreat is for any couple looking to get married in the Catholic Church. The cost for this retreat is $200.

The To Trust Again – Remarriage workshop is for any couple that has been previously married or 55 and older.  The workshop is from 8:30am-4pm.   The cost for this workshop is $125.

The Convalidation workshop is for any couple who is legally married and seeking the Sacrament of Matrimony.  The workshop is from 9am-4pm.  The cost for this workshop is $125.

If you choose to pay by check, please make it payable to Diocese of Venice in Florida.

You will receive the certificate for the workshop after we receive payment.  Checks can be mailed to:

Diocese of Venice in Florida

Marriage Preparation Program
1000 Pinebrook Road
Venice, FL 34285

Si está interesado en tomar clases de preparación en español para el matrimonio, por favor contactarse con las siguientes parroquias:

Jesus the Worker, Ft. Myers – Sr. Barria (239) 693-5333
St. Catherine, Sebring – Carmen (863) 385-6762
St. Jude, Sarasota – Frances (941) 955-3934
St. Peter the Apostle, Naples – Luis (239) 692-5696

To To Trust Again Workshops

april 2020

sat25apr8:30 am4:00 pmTo Trust Again Workshop8:30 am - 4:00 pm EST Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1301 Center Rd, Venice, FLEvent Type :To Trust Again Workshop

Marriage Prep Retreat

may 2020

30may(may 30)9:00 am31(may 31)3:00 pmMarriage Preparation Weekend Retreat9:00 am - 3:00 pm (31) Our Lady of Perpetual Help Retreat Center, 3989 S. Moon Dr, Venice, FLEvent Type :Marriage Prep Weekend Retreat,Marriage Preperation

Convalidation Workshops

february 2020

sat29feb9:00 am4:00 pmConvalidation Workshop9:00 am - 4:00 pm Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 1301 Center Rd, Venice, FLEvent Type :Convalidation Workshop