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To: Pastors, priests, deacons, bulletin editors and administrators
From: Daniel West, associate director Marriage and Family Life Ministry, Office of Formation & Discipleship
Training for new Spanish-speaking sponsor couples is scheduled for Saturday, October 23. The training will equip sponsor couples to present the material found in the “En Las Buenas Y Para Siempre” marriage preparation program based on the book “For Better and Forever,” authored by Father Robert Ruhnke, C.SS.R., D.Min. The program will focus on helping the couples become effective Catholic sponsors for Spanish-speaking engaged couples.
The training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Christ the King Cathedral – 2699 Peachtree Rd., NE., Atlanta, GA, 30305, Hyland Center Room. The fee for the training is $45 per couple to cover materials and lunch.
Pastor approval is a prerequisite for couples to be trained as marriage prep Sponsor Couples. Pastors should only approve couples who are supportive of Catholic teaching on marriage and in a valid Catholic marriage of at least five years.
More information and registration is available at the website or by calling María Goretti Guzmán at 404-267-3697.