|Cana Sponsor Couple |
|Contribution to Parish Mission Statement|
|By helping a couple prepare for the Sacrament of Marriage members of this ministry attempt to make a difference in the world through our efforts in our own sphere of influence. We also contribute to the adult formation in Christian values and demonstrate that we are a community that welcomes and reaches out to all. |
|Married couples meet with and help prepare engaged couples for marriage. Initial training 6-8 hours. Three to four 2-hour meetings with engaged couples. |
- This entails administering a pre-marriage inventory and meeting to discuss the results of the inventory.
- Using the inventory as a guide, you will facilitate the engaged couple's discussion of their relationship and offer insights from your own marriage experience.
|Couples should be married a minimum of five years. Couples should have good communication skills. Couples should have a willingness to share about your personal relationship. |
|Initial training - 1 Session (7 hours) and to work with three engaged couples per year with a minimum of three meetings per couple. |
|Length of Commitment|
|Three years |
|One initial training session and advanced training on a voluntary basis with semi-annual ministry gatherings for on-going development and fellowship. |
|Coordinating couple |