Lay Ministry Formation
Marriage Ministry

Pre Cana
  |  Marriage Enrichment

Congratulations! We are so happy to help you prepare for marriage.  Please look over this page for information. Couples are encouraged to attend Pre-Cana at least six months prior to their wedding date. Advanced registration is required.  All programs are held on Saturdays. 

All programs are held on Saturdays, starting at 9:00am

Advanced registration is required

Pre-Cana I is marriage preparation for couples who have not been married before and do not have any children. Topics include: sacrament/spirituality, sex/intimacy, communication/conflict, values/expectations, finance, children, career and family of origin.

This one-day program is held at three locations, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

ALBANY: The Pastoral Center, 40 North Main Avenue

2016: Nov 19, Dec 10
2017: Jan 21, Feb 11, March 4, April 8, May 6, June 10

GLENVILLE: Immaculate Conception School, 400 Saratoga Road

2016: Oct 15   
2017: Jan 7, Feb 4, March 11, April 22, May 13

SOUTH GLENS FALLS: St. Michael the Archangel, 80 Saratoga Avenue
2016: Nov 5      
2017: April 29

Pre-Cana II is for couples, one or both of whom have been married before, or who have a child from a previous relationship. Additional topics include blending families and family systems.

This program is held at the Pastoral Center, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany from 9 AM to 6 PM.

2017: Feb 4, July 8

Download the 2016/2017 Marriage Preparation Schedule

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To register by phone or email please contact the Pre-Cana Registrar at 518-453-6644 or

We look forward to hearing from you!