The Marriage Preparation Program is offered to registered and participating members of Saint Anne Parish who are marrying at Saint Anne Church or elsewhere. It is approved by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the state of Texas.
The program includes:
• Initial marriage information meeting
• Foccus questionnaire and discussion of results
• Attendance at the classes – offered over a weekend
• Final meeting to complete paperwork
Please read the FAQs below for more Marriage Preparation information.
Once you are engaged, call the church to determine availability of dates for a wedding and marriage preparation.
At least six months to one year before the date you wish to be married.
No. But, the church does ask that you are open to being confirmed.
The Catholic parent is asked to do all in his/her power to baptize and raise children in the Catholic Church.
Yes. If you receive some preparation or marriage counseling in the Catholic Church, Saint Anne Parish will prepare the necessary paperwork for your marriage to be recognized by the Catholic Church.
Saint Anne Parish welcomes you and your future spouse.
Any previous marriage (Catholic or non-Catholic) is a potential obstacle to marriage in the Catholic Church. Please call the church offices to address your situation.
Yes, you will are able to do the preparation at Saint Anne and your information will be forwarded to the church where you will be married.
Any parishioner who is registered or lives within the parish boundaries and has been participating and contributing to the Parish for six months prior to setting a date for the sacrament.