Marriage Preparation Course
Pre-marriage course
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Pre-marriage course
Marriage Preparation Course
Your decision to marry is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. The Maronite Catholic Church in Australia requires you to participate in the Marriage Preparation Course.
The course is a compulsory part of your marriage preparation and needs be completed at least six months before your wedding date.

The pre-marriage education and relationship enrichment course for couples focuses on tools to help deepen the connection between couples in preparation for a sacramental marriage. Our team helps you reflect on your relationship, build communication skills and establish core values and goals for you as a married couple.

The preparation involves four sessions covering the following:
Session One
Marriage: A Divine Gift
Session two
Two Become One
Session three
The Power of Communication
Session four
Building A Strong Marriage

Please note the following:

Classes are over four sessions of approximately two hours each (with a 15-minute break) – 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start till 9:30pm.

For those with special circumstances, please contact the Chancery Office for specific arrangements.

Classes are held at Our Lady of Lebanon Parish and Community Centre, Harris Park (NSW) on:

  • Tuesday & Wednesday evenings
  • Full Day Saturday 8:30am- 5:30pm (Limited availability)

Classes are at a fee of $300 per couple for the sessions.

Marriage Preparation Course Booking Form

To secure your sessions, please complete booking and an email confirmation along with an invoice for payment will be sent to the email provided.

Should you have any queries or special circumstances, please email us to marriage@maronite.org.au

Please note: The scheduled classes are offered in ENGLISH. If you require another language, please contact the office by email to marriage@maronite.org.au

    Email Address

    Marriage Classes

    Weeknight sessions are held from 7.30pm to 9.30pm & Full Day Saturday from 8:30am- 5:30pm

    Please choose the preferred location and dates for your marriage classes:

    Date & Location

    Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Wednesday 03, 10, 17 and 24 April 2024 (starting at 7.30pm)Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Tuesdays 09, 16, 23 and 30 April 2024 (starting at 7.30pm)Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Tuesdays 07, 14, 21 and 28 May 2024 (starting at 7.30pm)Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Tuesdays 04, 11, 18 and 25 June 2024 (starting at 7.30pm)Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Saturday 13 July 2024 (One Full Day from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park: Tuesday 02, 09, 16 and 23 July 2024 (starting at 7.30pm)

    Groom's Details

    Groom's First Name*

    Groom's Surname*

    Groom's Phone number*

    Groom's E-mail*

    Bride's Details

    Bride's First Name*

    Bride's Surname*

    Bride's Phone number*

    Bride's E-mail*

    Preferred Postal Address*

    Wedding Details

    Wedding Date*

    Church*

    Priest*

    Refund policy

    Marriage Preparation Course fees are only refundable in the event of the cancellation of your wedding.

    Notification of the cancellation must take place seven days prior to the classes being undertaken. 

    Refund applications must be made in writing to marriage@maronite.org.au or by calling 02 8831 0000.

    Please note any approved refunds will be credited to the credit card used for the original transaction.

    We are working to integrate a new payment gateway, in the meantime please pay for your marriage class by direct deposit to the following account:

    Maronite LMF Office

    BSB 067950

    Account Number 0000 0180

    A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.