"Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh."
The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament. (Catechism of the Catholic Church)
The St. Augustine Marriage Preparation Ministry offers a 12-hour weekend course to engaged couples. This weekend course is based on the Archdiocese’s guide "To Love & To Cherish," and teaches engaged couples:
Please contact the parish office, 202-265-1470, for more information about getting
married at St. Augustine.