Pre-Cana is a marriage preparation program emphasizing topics important to a healthy marriage, as witnessed to from the experiences of married couples. There are currently seven Pre-Cana weekend locations throughout the Archdiocese. You may register for any of the locations as part of your marriage preparation.

Please click on the city names below to view more information about each weekend and to register online. Or, click here to view and print a flyer and registration form.


Pre-Cana LocationDatesDirect all inquiries to:
AmesApril 27-28, 2018
Bob & Nannet Horton
2210 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014
St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
Cedar FallsLisa Geisler
1019 West 23rd Street
Cedar Falls IA 50613
Cedar RapidsApril 21, 2018
June 16, 2018
Mary Beth & Tim Neal
3505 Prairie Creek Rd. SW
Cedar Rapids IA 52404
DubuqueApril 7, 2018
May 5, 2018
Sandy Ernsdorff,
2085 Hale Street
Dubuque IA 52001
DyersvilleFebruary 23, 2019
Mason CityDeacon Dennis & Char Popowski
560 Center Ave
Garner IA 50438
New HamptonDeacon Victor & Nancy DeSloover
2599 Windsor
Fredericksburg IA 50630