Every engaged couple is required by the Archdiocese of Newark to attend either a Pre-Cana program or an Engaged Encounter Weekend as part of their preparation for the sacrament of Marriage.

Ascension offers a couple-to-couple Pre-Cana program for any couples being married in Ascension Church. The program, led by married couples, includes discussionss on Communication, Sexuality and Family Life; times for reflection, and prayer. For further information contact the Parish Office.