Register for Marriage Preparation

Marriage & Family - Marriage PreparationGift of Self: Marriage Preparation Seminar


This one-day seminar is offered in various locations around the diocese throughout the year (there are typically no seminars offered in July or December). Attendance at this seminar is required for all couples preparing for marriage in the Diocese of Rockford. We recommend that you register for a seminar date that is four or more months before your wedding. Seating is limited, so please plan to register early.

When: Saturday 10:30 AM – 8:45 PM

Cost: $150 per couple

Includes: All materials, lunch, dinner, completion certificate

Available Dates & Locations

  • April 1, 2017 – St. Mary Parish, Huntley
  • April 22, 2017 – Christ the Teacher Parish (Newman Center), DeKalb
  • May 6, 2017 – Bishop Lane Retreat Center, Rockford
  • June 3, 2017 – St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Freeport
  • June 17, 2017 – Christ the Teacher Parish (Newman Center), DeKalb

Additional seminar dates for the Fall will be posted at a future time.