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Upcoming Events

To register for an upcoming event, please contact us by using the contact information on the footer of this page or the contact form on the Home page.

All events are at the Marriages for Mary retreat house unless otherwise indicated.

Marriage Preparation Retreats
for Couples Preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage

Various in-person marriage preparation retreats are available to couples who are preparing to be married in the Catholic Church. These retreats fulfill the requirement of the Archdiocese that all couples preparing to be married in the Church take an approved marriage preparation course.

These weekend-long retreats are all held at the Marriages for Mary retreat house in Metcalfe, Ontario, just outside of Ottawa (address and map are in the footer of this website).

For a list of dates and times for the marriage preparation retreats, please see the "What We Offer" menu and select "Marriage Preparation".

Dinner and a Chat
May 14, 2024 at 6:00 pm

Part of the mission of Marriages for Mary is to offer ongoing formation for married couples in a natural home environment. 

In this spirit, we are happy to be hosting a Dinner and a Chat at our retreat house (8141 Victoria Street in Metcalfe) on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 6:00 pm.


Fr. Hezuk Shroff of the Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall will give a talk on the subject of:

"Catholic Family Life

as the Domestic Church."

Please RSVP via e-mail by May 7, 2024 at .

Please note that we can only accommodate a maximum of 5 couples for this date.

Cancelled due to illness.
We will reschedule soon.
Stay tuned.

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