Contact the Clustered Parish Office to arrange for an interview at least six months prior to the intended wedding date. In accordance with the guidelines of the Province of Michigan, a pre-marriage instruction program is required for the Sacrament of Marriage.
At least one member of the couple requesting marriage must be registered and an active member of the Clustered Parishes for a minimum of three months prior to filling out the wedding application. (Engaged couples should not be registered under his/her parents.) Applications must be completed a minimum of six months prior to the proposed wedding date to ensure adequate marriage preparation. A link for the request for marriage form has been provided below.
Two Become One – Marriage Preparation Program
Journey of Hope Counseling is a faith-based counseling practice located in the Clustered Parish Office. Tina Sendek is a licensed and nationally certified counselor. Tina has an additional certification as a FOCCUS facilitator to provide the marriage preparation course which is required for couples being married within the Catholic Church. If you would like more information, please contact Tina Sendek, MA, LPC at (810)706-0081.