Widely accepted and promoted throughout the Catholic Church
Our courses are trusted by Catholic parishes and dioceses around the world. Each year, thousands of couples rely on the most comprehensive, convenient, and popular online programs to meet the requirements for marriage preparation in the Catholic Church.
Ultimately, your priest or deacon makes the decision for which marriage preparation programs are permitted for couples they work with. Chances are, he is already familiar with this program. If not, here are some details you can share:
The course was granted an Imprimatur in 2011 by the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Chicago (more details below), providing absolute assurance that this program’s contents are in line with Catholic teaching.
Theology of the Body
Based on the teachings of John Paul II (Theology of the Body), this course covers each of the key topics outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops plus several optional segments.
The program was developed in collaboration with the Marriage and Family Ministries Office of the Archdiocese of Chicago as well as the Office for Family Ministries at the Archdiocese of Detroit for use by couples everywhere.
Featured as a marriage preparation resource on the foryourmarriage.org website, an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, this program is endorsed by many priests, deacons, and ministry teams.