2020 Registration is closed. Mark your calendar for Feb. 6th, 2021.


Our Mission

A Day for Couples is an annual pre-marriage and marriage conference that inspires couples to more fully live out God's plan for their marriages.   It consists of:

  • Uplifting presentations
  • Quiet time together
  • Time for fellowship

Speakers: Father Mayer and Melissa Mayer


Father Mayer and Melissa Mayer have been married 14 years. They have 3 children.  Father Mayer served as an Episcopal priest before his studies led him and his wife to become Catholic in 2012. That same year they joined the international Catholic marriage movement, Teams of Our Lady, where they went on to serve in various leadership roles as well as assisting in marriage preparation retreats, and couple to couple marriage mentoring. Father Mayer is a recently ordained Catholic priest and serves as the pastor of St. James Catholic Church in Jacksonville, FL. 

Speakers: Deacon Larry and Darlene Hart


Deacon Larry and Darlene Hart have been married 46 years. They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.  Since moving to  Florida in 1986, St. Catherine's in Orange Park has been their Parish home.  They made their Marriage Encounter weekend in 1982.   They have been a marriage prep sponsor couple as well as a members of the international Catholic marriage movement, Teams of Our Lady. 

Resurrection Catholic Church

Resurrection Catholic Church

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3383 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL 32277


Agenda - Saturday, February 8th


  • 2:00  Registration Starts
  • 2:30 "The Innermost of Couple Prayer" by Deacon Larry and Darlene Hart
  • 3:15 Break
  • 3:45 "Discernment and Intimacy" by Father Mayer and Melissa Mayer
  • 5:00 Mass
  • 6:30 Dinner
  • 8:00 Fellowship
  • 9:00 Final Blessing

A Day for Couples: A Smart Investment

Invest in your marriage

Don't miss THIS opportunity to invest in your marriage!   Those who invest in Marriage Enrichment annually see results!   The benefits to your marriage, your kids and our community are invaluable! 

 "As the family goes, so goes the nation, and so goes the whole world in which we live."    Pope St. John Paul II 

An Event Organized by: Resurrection's Marriage Building Ministry

MarriageBuilding Parish

The goal of the Marriage Ministry Team is to form the youth and single adults, prepare the engaged in God's plan for Marriage, enrich/strengthen all marriages, accompany the widows and widowers, heal the divorced and coach couples in distress. 

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To donate to our Ministry or to sponsor a couple to attend A Day for Couples visit:   https://forms.gle/bK5k8XKRP7KWAY5m7