Thursday, February 25, 2010

Learning How to Get Married

Saturday we go to our "How to get married in the Catholic church" class, otherwise known as Pre-Cana or marriage prep. I am a little anxious about it just because I don't really know what to expect, but otherwise, I think it will be fine. I just like to know what to expect!

....I hope it will be fine.

I have heard mostly good stories about the classes.

But also some doozies!

It is called Pre-Cana because of the Bible story about the wedding feast at Cana:
John 2:1-12

On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, ‘They have no wine.’ And Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, what concern is that to you and to me? My hour has not yet come.’ His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’ Now standing there were six stone water-jars for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them, ‘Fill the jars with water.’ And they filled them up to the brim. He said to them, ‘Now draw some out, and take it to the chief steward.’ So they took it. When the steward tasted the water that had become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the steward called the bridegroom and said to him, ‘Everyone serves the good wine first, and then the inferior wine after the guests have become drunk. But you have kept the good wine until now.’ Jesus did this, the first of his signs, in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.

After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there for a few days.

I am looking forward to talking about getting married and what it means in the Catholic faith. And spending the day with Adam in our normally crazy schedules.

Our pastor told me at one Pre-Cana class he was at the leader had all the grooms say their wedding date and most knew.....the month. So I have been drilling Adam! He totally knows....but being put on the spot is another story!