The sacrament of Matrimony is truly a sacred occasion for Catholics. It is a covenant between a man and a woman who promise to love each other as Christ loves the Church. This means that the love between husband and wife is sacrificial, selfless, and enduring. It is a bond that is meant to last a lifetime.
"For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one."
Marriage in the Catholic Church Checklist
Marriage Preparation classes are not
just a requirement, but a wonderful
time for the future Husband and Wife
to prepare themselves for this incredible
sacrament and what they truly
After obtaining contact with a priest, you will then be instructed to complete
the forms below and return them to the
parish offices for review. Please note that it is vital to speak with a priest prior to setting a date, to determine the availability of the church.
Contact The Priest
Congratulations on your engagement!
Before you book any other venues, it is imperative that you notify a priest, if your intention is to be married within Saint Joseph or any other Catholic Parish, to ensure all requirements are met for a Catholic wedding.
Why Be Married in the Catholic Church?
Ever heard the term, in regard to Marriage, "It's just a piece of paper"? Well, to Catholics, this couldn't be any further from the truth! A marriage recognized within the Catholic church is so sacred and special, that it is actually one of the seven sacraments, a sacrament of Service! If you would like to read further about why we are so "In Love" with the Sacrament of Matrimony, click below.
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