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Pre Cana Class at St. Jude

Pre Marriage Class

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe requires that any couple preparing for marriage fulfill a marriage preparation course prior to their wedding day. Pre Cana is one of the courses that a couple may choose from.

Conference Dates:

Classes consist of all 4 dates and are held from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Couples are required to attend a Mass on Saturday at 5:00pm following the last class date. 

Upcoming Classes:


  • January 2020: 1/14, 1/16, 1/21, 1/23, 1/25 - Mass on Saturday, 1/25/2020 at 5:00pm followed by celebration dinner.

  • April 2020: 4/7, 4/9, 4/14, 4/16, 4/18 - Mass on Saturday, 4/18/2020 at 5:00pm followed by celebration dinner.

  • July 2020: 7/7, 7/9, 7/14, 7/16, 7/18 - Mass on Saturday, 7/18/2020 at 5:00pm followed by celebration dinner.

  • October 2020: 10/6, 10/8, 10/13, 10/15, 10/17 - Mass on Saturday, 10/17/2020 at 5:00pm followed by celebration dinner.

Couples should pick up books a few weeks prior to the first class to complete pre-class  assignments. The cost of the class is $75.00 per couple.There are nine assignments that need to be completed prior to the first class and it is recommended that couples give themselves at least a week to complete them. PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL BOOKS FOR THE CLASS HAVE BEEN PICKED UP FROM THE PARISH OFFICE


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