ACCORD, Catholic Marriage Care Service, is an Agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. It has centers located throughout the diocese of Ireland. Its ministry is primarily concerned with supporting the sacrament of marriage by helping couples as they prepare for marriage and offering support to them in their marriage relationship. ACCORD’s aim is to promote a better understanding of Christian marriage and to help couples initiate, sustain and enrich their commitment to one another and to family life. ACCORD’s core services include Marriage Preparation, Marriage Counselling and Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) through its Schools Programmes. For further information phone your local ACCORD Centre, or ACCOR Central Office or visit www.accord.ie or if in Northern Ireland visit www.accordni.com.