Marriage is the union between a man and a woman in the sight of the Church. The man and the woman must be baptized and free to marry before promising to serve each other and God for the rest of their earthly lives.
Why is Marriage important?
Marriage in the Church is important as a couple will receive support from God, the Church, and their community through hardships that they may face together. Jesus performed his first miracle at a wedding, and shows his love for us by loving the Church as his spouse.
Who can be Married?
A baptized man and woman may seek to be married. Marriage in the Catholic Church requires full consent of both parties, and preparation classes through the Church.
"The consent by which the spouses mutually give and receive one another is sealed by God himself."
The Catechism of the Catholic Church
Call to request a meeting with a priest or deacon to begin Marriage Preparation.
To schedule Marriage Preparation, call the office.
It is recommended to begin this process at least 6-8 months in advance of the wedding date.
Dressed in their bridal clothes, surrounded by their friends and family, the bride and groom step forward and exchange their vows. In words like these, they declare their intention: “I promise... Read More