This is the application form to register (Fill it up and send it to Fr Rafael
April - May 2023
Amsterdam is quite an international city and it is important to think of those who come from other countries when it comes to preparing for marriage in the Catholic Church. This course brings the participants in touch with other couples in the same situation and others who will help them to think about their future married life. You are welcome to apply for this course:
DAY AND TIME: 3 Saturday Afternoons and 2 Wednesday evenings
PLACE: Keizersgracht 218 B – 1016 DZ Amsterdam
COSTS: € 150 for the couple.
Saturday, April 29th, from 15.00 to 17.00 h:
Seven habits of highly effective families
By Jan and Ursula de Jong
Wednesday, May 3, Potluck dinner at 18.30 h
And from 20.00 to 22.00 h:
Marriage as a sacrament. The meaning of marrying in the Church.
By Father Rafael Ojeda
Followed by the ceremony for the blessing of engaged couples
Saturday, May 13th, start with session at 12.00 h
Changes of life when children come. Joys and challenges of raising them well.
By Quentin and Anna Sophie Le Noach
Break for Lunch at 13.30 h
And at 14.30 till 16.00 h
How can you keep and increase married love during the years?
Mapy and Federico Castillo - Rodríguez
Wednesday, May 17th from 20.00 to 22.00 h:
Christian anthropology of Marriage.
By Lisette van Aken
Saturday, May 20th, from 15.00 to 17.00 h.
Sexual intimacy and fertility
By Monica and Sander Reintjens