Marriage Preparation

Offered annually, typically in March, for engaged couples to explore different areas of married life. Married couples are welcome to serve as facilitators and speakers to share their experiences.

Phil and Linda Resca, 781-740-8468

The program for 2018 will tentatively take place on March 3, 2018. To Register, please print registration form, complete and mail or drop off to St. Paul Rectory.

Please refer to the Archdiocese website for other available Marriage Prep Programs in the area.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Dear Engaged Couple,

Congratulations on your engagement. We are looking forward to your participation in the Saint Paul's PreCana program, "Beyond Loving." We believe that you will benefit from this weekend experience as you prepare for married life. Couples receive a certificate recognizing accomplishment of marriage preparation as advocated by the Archdiocese of Boston.

Your weekend is led by a team of married couples working together to guide you to look at your relationship now and in the future. Topics including communication, adjustments, sexuality, financial communication and spirituality are shared through team presentations, one-to-one and group discussions and activities. The agenda presents an opportunity to focus on the relevance of each topic to your relationship. Arriving with an open mind to participate in the sessions is encouraged.

The 2018 PreCana weekend will be Saturday, March 3rd from approximately 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The session will be held at Saint Paul School Hall located behind the church. Meals and beverages will be provided.

Please submit your registration form and payment promptly so that you can be certain you are registered. Upon receipt of the application and $100.00 fee, you will receive notification that you are registered for March.

If the Frequently Asked Questions sheet does not answer your inquiries, please feel free to send an email to or contact Linda or Phil Resca at 781-740-8468.

We are looking forward to meeting you on your Pre-Cana weekend.


The St. Paul’s Pre-Cana Team