• Conferences for the Engaged

The Conference for the Engaged (CFE) program is designed to stimulate reflection and discussion on key aspects of marriage and family life.

Talks include: 

  • Human Images of God
  • The Goodness of Marriage
  • Marriage as a Sacrament and Vocation
  • Compatibility and Love
  • Communication
  • Parenting
  • Finding Our Financial Future
  • Introduction to NFP

Presentations are offered by married couples, priests/deacons, and professional counselors.

A Certificate of Completion is given to the couple at the end of each conference.


Upcoming Dates:

When Where
October 21, 2017 Our Lady of Good Counsel
November 4, 2017 (Second Union Included) Our Lady of Good Counsel


To transfer your registration to one of the upcoming conferences, email the conference for the engaged inbox at cfe@arlingtondiocese.org.  The next three conferences will take place at OLGC on Jan 13, Feb. 3 and Feb 17.

If you have any questions or for some reason will not be able to attend any of the upcoming conferences, please contact the Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life at (703) 841-2550 as soon as possible and you will receive a full refund.

 Our Lady of Good Counsel
January 13, 2018 Our Lady of Good Counsel
February 3, 2018 Our Lady of Good Counsel
February 17, 2018 (Second Union Included) Our Lady of Good Counsel
March 24, 2018 St. Agnes
April 14, 2018 Our Lady of Good Counsel
April 28, 2018 St. Agnes 
May 5, 2018 Our Lady of Good Counsel
May 19, 2018 (Second Union Included) St. Agnes
June 16, 2018 Good Shepherd
July 21, 2018 St. Agnes
August 11, 2018 (Second Union Included) Good Shepherd
September 15, 2018 St. Agnes
October 13, 2018 Good Shepherd
November 3, 2018 (Second Union Included) St. Agnes
December 1, 2018 Good Shepherd

*"Second Union Included" conferences are open to all engaged couples, but include a separate breakout portion for those couples where one or both are entering into a second marriage.

To Register, click  here

Print the Mail-Registration Form

Finance Talk: click here