The Rite of Marriage

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The following order is the order of the sacrament of marriage. 

Welcome and purpose of marriage: The priest welcomes all those who have come to the Church wedding and reminds them what marriage is.

The Liturgy of the Word (Readings): Readings from the bible and then the priest speaks for a short while.

Questions: The priest asks questions of the couple before they marry.

Consent/Exchange of Vows: The priest asks 'X, do you take x to be your wife/husband? Do you promise to be true to…


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