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(504) 286-4650

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A Wedding is a Day....A Marriage is a Lifetime

EE Couple Catholic Engaged Encounter is a community of volunteer married couples committed to providing weekend retreats for couples preparing for the sacrament of marriage. Give your marriage a solid foundation by attending one of our weekends.

For weekend availability, call the Family Life Office (504) 861-6243

For questions regarding the weekend, format, and facilities, call
Marcell & Karla Farnet @ (504) 710-6233

If you would like to make a donation to help us in our ministry, you may do so through the PayPal link below:

Catholic Engaged Encounter has won recognition from the National Association of Catholic Family Ministers (NACFLM) with the "Outstanding Organization in Family Life Ministries" award. They state:

"This award is presented to Catholic Engaged Encounter to acknowledge the number of years that this organization has provided excellent marriage preparation. Your members have worked tirelessly to provide training, outlines and resources for this important ministry. Your presence in many dioceses throughout the United States is a testimony to the impact that you have had on new families. The CARA study and evaluation of Catholic Engaged Encounter speaks of the value and importance of this ministry for the Catholic Church and other denominations as well. "