Dozens of engaged couple learned about the Catholic teachings on marriage and family life before their wedding day during a marriage preparation workshop Friday, Dec. 5 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Media. The presentations, materials and discussions were part of the Joy-Filled Marriage program, presented by Ascension Press for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Read more about the program from its coordinator in a CatholicPhilly.com interview. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Steve and Amy Motyl give a presentation to help engaged couples prepare for marriage during a talk Friday, Dec. 5 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Media.