page is designed to assist you in your wedding service plans.
As you consider your options, please keep in mind that noble simplicity
should be the order of the day.
are certain parts of the ceremony that are essential for a wedding
in the Catholic church (Prayers from the Rite of Marriage, readings
from Scripture, exchange of consent and vows, prayers of the faithful,
and the nuptial blessing). Other parts (exchange of rings, veil
and cord, flowers to Mary, etc) are not essential but may be included
is always best to speak with the clergy person of your wedding
prior to solidifying your wedding ceremony plans. For
information on what is and is not acceptable for a wedding ceremony
at St. Rose of Lima, Click
all marriages in the Catholic church are alike. For example, if
one of you is Catholic, while the other is from a non-Catholic
tradition, the Eucharist (Mass) should not be celebrated in order
to avoid confusion about who may come to share Holy Communion.
The following are a list of wedding ritual possibilities depending
on your cicumstances. Visit the link that fits your circumstance:
Catholic bride and Catholic groom
& non-Christian bride/groom
of another denomination