“Let us now sing the praises of famous men and women, our ancestors in their generations… They were wise in their words of instruction… living peacefully in their homes.”  

Sirach 44:1, 4b

Our Marriage Preparation Sponsor Couples work with engaged couples and discuss a variety of topics to help the couples prepare for a successful, healthy, and loving marriage. These meetings take place over the course of three or four meetings in the sponsor couples home. Help to prepare these young couples as they start their new life in the Catholic Church. Resources and training are provided.

Initial Training: 4 hour session
Ongoing Formation: occasional
Time Commitment: 3-5 couples per year


Deacon Jerry Afletra at (630) 615-7643 or jafeltra@st-raphael.com