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Marriage Preparation

Contact: Maureen Galloway
734-761-8606 ext. 2802


Welcome! Congratulations on your recent engagement!

Please take a moment to read the following document regarding marriage preparation here at
St. Thomas. This document is intended to give basic information on marriage preparation in the Catholic Church, but it cannot substitute for a conversation with a priest, deacon or pastoral associate about your specific situation and needs. It will provide you with a sense of the normal requirements and procedures required by the Diocese of Lansing:

Marriage Preparation Guidelines 2018-2019

After reviewing the guidelines linked above, please submit a completed Wedding Application and Reflection Questions either via email ( or hard copy sent to the parish office. These can be found here:

Wedding Application and Reflection Questions

The following are helpful links that will assist you as you prepare for marriage and plan your wedding:

Wedding Readings

Things You Won’t See at a Catholic Wedding

Pope Francis on Marriage


Marriage Preparation and Marriage Ministry

Encounter the story of your love for each other in the bigger story of God’s love as seen in the Bible, the flow of history, and Church teaching.
All Married and Engaged Couples Welcome!

2019 Beloved Dates:
February 23 – The Five Love Languages
March 23
April 27
May 18
June 22



All Beloved evenings take place from 7:00-9:00 PM in the Parish Hall.
Childcare is available-to ensure your child’s spot, please email Meghan at at least one week prior to the event.