This is a new option for engaged couples to prepare for marriage in the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph. The dual focus on human and spiritual development makes this program different from others now available.
The next available Thrive! weekend will be held:
July 7-9, 2017
The Catholic Center
20 W 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
(Free parking available in the garage just east of the center)
Curriculum: couples will learn about . . .
-scientifically proven, research-based relationship development
-cutting-edge brain science
-the theological vision of marriage
-insights from Theology of the Body
and practical guidance for...
-developing a life of prayer and virtue
-making intentional decisions about how they can form their new home as a domestic church in which everyone THRIVES!
Cost: $200 per couple.
This program includes the content from steps 3-5 of the marriage preparation process so couples completing this weekend will not need to attend the God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage program and they will be able to attend an introduction to NFP (Creighton Model) during the weekend included in the cost of THRIVE! The weekend is held at various parish locations; there will be no overnight stays. Registration includes hors d'oeuvres on Friday, all meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.