• Marriage

    The Complete Wedding Anniversary List

    For many people, their wedding day was the happiest day of their life!  Celebrate your anniversary each and every year with these traditional gift themes.  It is never too late to start!   Year 1- Paper Anniversary Year 2- Cotton Anniversary Year 3- Leather Anniversary Year 4- Silk Anniversary Year 5- Wood Anniversary Year 6- Iron Anniversary Year 7- Copper Annviersary Year 8- Bronze Anniversary Year 9- Ceramic Annviersary Year 10- Tin Anniversary Year 11- Steel Anniversary Year 12- Linen Anniversary Year 13- Lace Anniversary Year 14- Ivory Anniversary Year 15- Crystal Annviersary Year 20- China Anniversary Year 25- Silver Anniversary Year 30- Pearl Anniversary Year 35- Coral Anniversary Year…

  • Marriage

    Getting Through Pre Cana

    In the Catholic Church a very important step in the marriage process is Pre Cana.  According to the United States Catholic of Conference Bishops, the point of Pre Cana is to “help couples develop a better understanding of the sacrament; to evaluate and deepen their readiness to live married life; and to gain insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple.” How Pre Cana is offered depends on your specific Diocese and/or Church.  Some of the different types of program options offered are a marriage preparation course offered for multiple couples that lasts around eight hours, a few shorter private meeting with a “sponsor couple” from your parish, or…