The program includes a speaker on the theology of marriage and small group discussions with married couples in all stages of life to talk about the blessings and challenges of marriage.
John Paul II's teachings on the Theology of the Body.
When appropriate, chastity, dating, relationships, fertility awareness, and marriage can also be discussed with young people.
Respondents also frequently noted a negative perception of the Church's marriage preparation process (and declaration of nullity process in some cases) as being restrictive, cumbersome, and expensive.
Many ministers also noted that couples often seek weddings in locations not permitted by the Church, such as outside.
"Promoting the vocation of family would naturally alleviate much of the burden of the vocational crisis.