What's the difference between the various pre-marriage courses - are they all above board and recognised etc? I saw one Accord for 200e and another one Together for 100e - wonder why the price discrepancy?
Any info appreciated!
Not every priest recognises certain courses. As far as I know the Accord one is fully recognised by everyone but that is also the most expensive one. I have heard the Avalon ones are cheaper but a lot of priests don’t recognise them. We had to do the Accord one. Check with your priest before booking to see what one he recommends.
I just did my one on Saturday- god it was a waste of a day altogether- not as bad as some I hear though!
They all are pretty much the same thing really- just depends on how quickly you want it over and done with- if you want to have it done in 4 hours or do you want to spend a full day at one?
We have the follow up meeting tonight to review their analysis of our survey to see if we are compatible- a load of crap! If we werent compatible we wouldn't be getting married!
My advice- go with the quickest and cheapest!
we went with avalon for 120, and the priest did recommend the accord one, and said that the bishop prefers couples to do it because of the contact hours, but we just had our pre nup enquiry there on saturday morning and the priest didnt pass comment on it at all.
palomaseven where are you based? our priest recommended a course in Kldare town. it's only €60. i'm actually not from kildare but i phoned about the course and you dont have to be from the area to it. so it would be worth a shot if you were close by
Just be careful because I have heard of other brides being made to do 2 pre marriage courses before the priest would marry them as they had not done an approved course in the first place…depends on what a stickler your priest is I guess!
[quote="eefc":3fmjrd12]My advice- go with the quickest and cheapest!
[quote="23 Magpies":362sjoov][quote="eefc":362sjoov]My advice- go with the quickest and cheapest!