• 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. 
The conference is held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The cost for couples within the Diocese of Arlington is $95 starting January 1, 2019.  

The cost of couples outside of the Diocese of Arlington is $110 starting January 1, 2019.

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.


Registering by mail? Download the mail-in forms below: 




Upcoming Dates:

November 3, 2018 (Second Union Included)                Our Lady of Good Counsel

December 1, 2018                                                         Good Shepherd

January 26, 2019 (Second Union Included)                 Our Lady of Good Counsel

February 16, 2019                                                         Our Lady of Good Counsel

February 23, 2019                                                         Our Lady of Good Counsel

March 23, 2019                                                             Saint Agnes

April 27, 2019                                                               Saint Agnes

May 18, 2019 (Second Union Included)                       Saint Agnes

May 25, 2019                                                                Good Shepherd

June 22, 2019                                                               Our Lady of Good Counsel

June 29, 2019                                                               Saint Agnes

July 27, 2019                                                                Saint Agnes

August 10, 2019                                                           Good Shepherd

September 28, 2019                                                     Saint Agnes

October 19, 2019 (Second Union Included)                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.