Teresa Hartnett

Director

Teresa Hartnett

Lena Settimi

Administrator Assistant

Lena Settimi

Dr. Wendy Hofman

Program Coordinator

Dr. Wendy Hofman

Training and Support for Parish Facilitators

Training and Support for Parish Facilitators

(Information for Pastors and Parish Staff)

Training for Marriage Preparation

  • the Family Ministry Office can provide training for new or experienced teams at the parish level
  • a yearly workshop is offered in the Diocese so teams have updated information
  • for parishes looking to form a new team, an introductory session is available for possible members prior to their committing to be facilitators
  • many resources are available through the office on any topic relating to marriage preparation. (Contact Teresa Hartnett at 905-528-7988 ext. 2250)

Training for Prepare-Enrich

  •  Teresa Hartnett will train facilitators on the Prepare-Enrich (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding and Study) instrument
  • Prepare-Enrich can be facilitated by priests, deacons or lay individuals
  • Prepare-Enrich is both well received and very successful in motivating couples to look at their relationship and find areas of strength and areas in need of further development.
  • Training  for Prepare-Enrich can be done in a group or individual session
  • On-going support for facilitators is available through the Family Ministry Office

On-going Support is Available

  • for marriage ministry teams looking for updated programs and/or information
  • by providing retreats or marriage enrichment for team leaders as requested
  • to provide materials for use in marriage preparation (includes program materials, candles, certificates); call Lena at 905-528-7988 ext. 2249