Engaged Couples' Retreat At St. Stephen Catholic

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

A 2014 Engaged Couples' Retreat will be held at  St. Stephen Catholic Church, 7111 Lee Highway, Friday and Saturday, June 20-21.

The theme is "Picture of Love."

You must register by Monday, June 16. The cost is $135 per couple.

A Retreat certificate is good for a $60 discount on the marriage license if you attend the entire program.

Contact Marian Christiana, Office of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment, at 892-2310 or mchristiana@dioknox.org.


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