Area Marriage Prep Programs:
Priests and others have generously volunteered their time and talents to lead a series of marriage preparation programs at various locations throughout the diocese to supplement the individual preparation received with the priest who is marrying the couple. (Click the City for detailed information.)
Engaged Encounter Weekends:
September 12-13, 2015 Sioux Falls
January 16-17 Brookings
February 13-14 Sioux Falls
March 19-20, 2016 Sioux Falls
April 23-24, 2016 Sioux Falls
May 14-15, 2016 Watertown
June 11-12, 2016 Sioux Falls
Engaged Encounter is a weekend away from the distractions and tensions of everyday life, giving you the privacy to talk honestly and intensively with each other. For more EE information, please contact Bart and Barbara Workman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms must be mailed to: Engaged Encounter, Bart and Barbara Workman, 3800 S. Orchid Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57110, and cannot be submitted over the phone or by email.
EE 2015-2016 Registration Form
Parish Marriage Preparation Resources and Forms:
For a full range of resources and forms to be used in marriage preparation by priests, deacons and marriage sponsor couples, CLICK HERE
FOCCUS Personal Inventory:
Diocesan marriage policy requires you to complete an evaluation of your relationship. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a personal inventory. The one primarily utilized in the Sioux Falls Diocese is FOCCUS.
The priest or deacon preparing you for marriage will administer the inventory early on in your preparation. To learn more about the FOCCUS Personal Inventory, CLICK HERE.