Pre-Marital Counseling

You and your future spouse will learn

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Pre-Marital Counseling

with Father Markos Hanna

Pre-Marital Counseling is a program designed and conducted by Father Markos. In this comprehensive program, you and your future spouse will learn important skills to help insure a successful and happy marriage. During the course of this 8 - session (1 - session per week) program, you and your future spouse will learn:

KEY LESSONS:

The term 'Orthodox' is of Greek origin. 'Ortho' means straight, and 'doxa' mean glorification. So, 'Orthodox' is straight praise/ teachings, followed by established traditions and beliefs, conforming to established 'doctrine'.

 

  • Choose a life partner
    (Questions regarding your family & marriage).
  • The 10 questions to ask before you say "I do".
  • Understand The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony with a step by step explanations and interpretation of this "Great Mystery"
    {Plus set of questions and small but helpful tips).
  • The 4 pillars of a successful marriage and ways to show love.

8 SESSIONS IN DETAIL

Each weekly couple's session with Father Markos will have a specific topic:

 

Session #1:

Marriage Communication Guideline; how to communicate without blaming. The Argument of "Whatever".

 

Session #2:

Spirituality & Priorities; words your partner would like to hear more often; questions

 

Session #3:

Conflict Compromise.

 

Session #4:

Responsibilities; who does what, division of labor, dreams - goals and decisions, questions.

 

Session #5:

Attitudes; questions

 

Session #6:

Communication; getting your ideas across

 

Session #7:

Personal Habits; me-mine-myself

 

Session #8:

Recreation; questions

 

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM

LEARN HOW TO CARE I HOW TO DEAL WITH IN-LAWS I WHAT QUALITIES YOU WANT IN YOUR CHILDREN'S PERSONALITIES I CHURCH INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE GROOM AND THE BRIDE

Father Markos Hanna was ordained presbyter by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III on Friday, February 19, 1988 in St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. He served at St. Mark’s in Los Angeles from 1988-2002 and is currently serving at Archangel Michael in Simi Valley. He has written and translated many church books from Arabic to English. Amazon published one of his books; MORAL ISSUES in 2012.

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+1(310) 420-9819

e-Fax +1(805) 426-8587

P.O. Box 940565, Simi Valley, CA 93094-0565