• Conferences for the Engaged

The Diocese of Arlington is offering full day conferences on the following dates.

August 8, 2020 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria  

September 5, 2020 at Cathedral of Saint Thomas More, Arlington

October 17, 2020 at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More, Arlington

November 14, 2020 at Saint Agnes, Arlington

The Conference for the Engaged 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 living within the Diocese of Arlington is $95.00.

The cost of couples living outside the boundaries of the Diocese of Arlington is $110.00

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.


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Please call the Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life at 703-841-2550 for questions or concerns.