Before the vows – The Arlington Catholic Herald

…Formalized preparation in the United States was started in the Chicago Archdiocese by the nascent Christian Family Movement CFM in the 1940s. CFM is a national Catholic network of small parish groups that meet regularly to reinforce their faith and to reach out to others.According to their website, early CFM members developed a program to help engaged couples prepare for marriage. This evolved into pre-Cana, whose name is based on the Gospel of John’s telling of the wedding feast of Cana when Jesus turned water into wine…

via Before the vows – The Arlington Catholic Herald.

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