Information and resources for the holy sacrament of marriage and marriage preparation in the Archdiocese of Seattle.

For those who are discerning or preparing for the sacrament of marriage.

Learn about natural family planning, or find a local certified practitioner/instructor.

Resources and programs on parenting and family life, for parents and parishes.

Resources for coping with conflict, infertility, pregnancy loss, divorce, or loss of a spouse.

Frequently asked questions

Whether you are Catholic or not, or if you’ve been away from the Church for a while, learn more about the faith and get answers to common questions.

Resources for strengthening your marriage

For Your Marriage helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God’s plan for happy, holy marriages by providing educational and spiritual resources. The website was launched in 2007 as part of the USCCB National Pastoral Initiative for Marriage. Visit their Marriage Enrichment page to view their wonderful collection of articles and other materials. 

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National Marriage Week USA seeks to mobilize individuals, organizations, and businesses in common purpose to strengthen marriage in communities and convey what the social science clearly tells us: marriage leads to greater wealth, health, longevity and happiness.

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Cana Feast is an online ministry dedicated to helping busy Catholic couples deepen their connection with each other and with God. We offer faith-filled and practical inspiration and resources for husbands and wives to make their marriage an intentional priority in their daily lives.

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Marriage Encounter is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. Online retreats are available!

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Seattle Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Click here for matrimony policies in the Archdiocese of Seattle.