Matrimony celebrates and witnesses the covenant of love between two people and symbolizes in that union Christ’s covenant of love for the Church. Six month preparation is required before the marriage of a Catholic. Arrangements MUST be made to complete the necessary paperwork/requirements. The preparation consists of counseling with our priest and a marriage prep program. The marriage prep program (also called Engagement Encouter) is offered by the Archdiocese of Kansas City of Kansas. For more information please click on the links below.