Marriage Preparation

We are thrilled you are interested in getting married at St. Joseph Parish. Please contact Deacon CF Dedman, 734-7195 or cfdedman@saintjosephparish, with any questions on the following information or to set up an appointment.

Marriage preparation involves:

  • Meeting with the pastor
  • Making one of the marriage preparation workshops provided by St. Joseph
  • Meeting with a FOCCUS Couple (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding and Study)
  • Planning the wedding Mass or Service music with the Music Director

Please allow at least six months for preparation.

Interested in Marriage Preparation Ministry?
We are looking for married couples who are willing to help prepare engaged couples for marriage through a variety of ways (i.e. processing the FOCCUS instrument with engaged couples, and planning and/or partipating in the Pre-Marriage Day for engaged couples. If interested in Marriage Preparation Ministry, please contact Deacon CF at



Weekend Mass Times:

  • Saturday: 4PM
  • Sunday: 8AM, 10AM & 6:30PM

Weekday Mass Schedule:

  • Monday: 12:05PM
  • Tuesday: 12:05PM
  • Wednesday: 12:05PM - St. Mary Church
  • Thursday: 12:05PM - St. Mary Church
  • Friday: 12:05PM
  • St. Joseph is located at:
  • 404 W. Lawrence St. Appleton 54911
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  • St. Mary Church is located at:
  • 312 S. State St. Appleton 54911
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