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Contact/Staff

Contact/Staff

Director of Intercultural & Marriage Ministries

Enrique Castro
573.635.9127, ext. 250
573.680.3650

Administrative Assistant
Amada Garcia
573.635.9127, ext. 226

Events Coordinator
Kris Hartman
573.635.9127, ext. 228


2207 West Main St | PO Box 104900
Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900

Contact/Staff

Director of Intercultural & Marriage Ministries

Deacon Enrique Castro
573.635.9127, ext. 250
573.680.3650

Administrative Assistant
Amada Garcia
573.635.9127, ext. 226

Events Coordinator
Kris Hartman
573.635.9127, ext. 228


2207 West Main St | PO Box 104900
Jefferson City, MO 65110-4900

Policy for the celebration of weddings

“The joy of love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church.” (Amoris Laetitia, no. 1) These words of Pope Francis call the whole Church—sacred ministers and lay faithful—not to stand on the sidelines, but to enter into the joy of couples as they seek to create new families. We are called to…

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Marriage Inventories

Pre-Marriage Inventory © is a comprehensive, user-friendly tool for lay individuals, couples or professionals who are helping couples prepare for marriage, and who become trained as FOCCUS Facilitators.

 Prepare/Enrich provides training for premarital counseling, coaching, and education, investments in your couples' futures.

Pre Cana

Pre-Cana

Pre-Cana is one component of the marriage preparation options available to couples that are considering marriage within the Catholic Church. The conference itself consists of presentations by couples and individuals on topics that are of a practical as well as a spiritual nature.

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Engagedencounter

Engaged Encounter

“A wedding is a day, a marriage is a lifetime.” Engaged Encounter is a weekend in which an atmosphere is created for each couple to concentrate exclusively on one another. It is specifically designed to give a couple planning marriage an opportunity to talk honestly and intensively about their prospective lives together. It encourages the couple to concentrate on building a relationship and to develop communication skills. The weekend is presented by a team of married couples and a priest.

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Jan 3

Engaged Encounter

January 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

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Mar 6

Engaged Encounter

March 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

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May 1

Engaged Encounter

May 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

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Aug 7

Engaged Encounter

August 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

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