Marriage Preparation

We CARE is a communication and relationship-enhancement program for engaged couples, sponsored by CSSW and the Family Ministry Program of Catholic Charities. This highly acclaimed program is designed to teach couples communication skills and techniques for handling conflict while promoting intimacy in a Christian relationship. The cost is $95 per couple.

To Get Started:

Regularly scheduled seminars are held year-round throughout Washtenaw County. To register, please call 734.971.9781 ext. 313 or complete and submit the registration form below.

Seminar Schedule and Registration Form:

All classes are held Friday 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. & Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Schedule subject to change.

Spring/Summer 2019

Apr 12-13 - St. Joseph Parish (Dexter) - closed
May 3-4 - St. Mary Church (Chelsea) - closed
May 17-18 - St. Francis of Assisi (Ann Arbor) - closed
June 14-15 - St. Andrew the Apostle (Saline) - closed
July 12-13 - St Mary’s Student Parish (Ann Arbor) - closed
Aug 23-24 - St Thomas the Apostle (Ann Arbor)

Fall 2019

Sep 13-14 - St. Joseph Parish (Dexter)
Oct 18-19 - St. Francis of Assisi (Ann Arbor)
Nov 8-9 - St. Joseph Whittaker (Ypsilanti) Cancelled
Dec 13-14 - St Thomas the Apostle (Ann Arbor) Full

Winter 2020

Jan 10-11 - Catholic Social Services (Ann Arbor)
Feb 14-15 - St Andrew the Apostle (Saline)
Mar 6-7 - St. Joseph Whitaker (Ypsilanti)
Mar 20-21 - St. Mary Church (Chelsea)

Spring/Summer 2020

Apr 17-18 - St. Joseph Parish (Dexter)
May 8-9 - St. Mary Church (Chelsea)
May 29-30 - St. Francis of Assisi (Ann Arbor)
June 19-20 - St. Andrew the Apostle (Saline)
July 10-11 - St Mary’s Student Parish (Ann Arbor)
Aug 21-22 - St Thomas the Apostle (Ann Arbor)


St. Joseph Parish
3430 Dover St.
Dexter, MI 48130


St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church
910 Austin Dr
Saline, MI 48176


St Joseph Catholic Church
9425 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48176


St. Mary Church
14200 E Old US-12
Chelsea, MI 49118


St. Mary's Student Parish
331 Thompson
Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Catholic Social Services
4925 Packard
Ann Arbor, MI 48104


St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
2250 E Stadium Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48104


St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
530 Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

NOTE: Our main office is temporarily closed, but services continue to be offered onsite or remotely.   LEARN MORE