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TMPS 7185 Prenuptial Investigation and Preparation (Spring: 1 )


Course Description

This module will survey various programs of preparation for marriage in the Catholic Church, with ample attention to mixed (ecumenical) and interreligious marriages. Various roles and levels of involvement of already married couples, lay ecclesial ministers, and clergy will be surveyed. Problems arising from prior unions will be considered. The content of prenuptial investigation forms and dispensation petitions and the method of completing them will be explained. Various options for the celebration of marriage will be presented including the involvement of non-Catholic ministers.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): James Conn, S.J.

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: This 1-credit module course will be offered two weekends: Feb 9 & 10 and Feb 16 & 17, 2018. Friday 5-8 pm and Saturday 9-3 pm which includes a one hour break for lunch.


Last Updated: 18-May-17