Marriage Enrichment

Keeping your marriage alive and healthy     

It is important that married couples do things together to keep their marriages alive and healthy. Prayer, good communication and fun as well as dedicated time together for ongoing growth and understanding are all necessary tools.

The Basilica of Saint Mary offers a variety of enrichment events for married couples— some on a regular basis and others occasionally. 

Rock Solid Marriages

For married couples in their 20s and 30s (or those married less than 10 years) who want to grow closer together and with God.

Get involved with a fun group as you grow in faith together, meet other couples, and pursue God's word using scripture to guide discussion and deepen your relationship.

Throughout the year, we discuss a variety of topics that strengthen and encourage healthy marriages, and offer specific gatherings and events.


Contact Ben Caduff for more information.

Married couples retreats

Franciscan RetreatsPrior Lake, MN

Marriage EncounterSt. Paul, MN

Worldwide Marriage Encounter1-800-795-5683

Christ the King Retreat Center
Buffalo, MN
763-682-1394 or 763-682-3453

Marriage Booster​

Share your successful marriage as a Marriage Mentor Couple

An opportunity as a couple for enrichment and volunteering at the same time.

If you have thought or talked about getting involved at The Basilica, and are looking for something that is flexible and based on your schedule and availability, perhaps the Marriage Mentor Ministry is for you.

Together with your spouse, you will help facilitate a day-long workshop required for our engaged couples. You will share experiences from your own marriage and help these couples review their pre-marriage Inventories.  At times you may meet two-on-two with an engaged couples. Training is provided, and required. It’s a very rewarding and fun ministry that also can improve your own marriage.