Marriage Preparation

Congratulations on your engagement!


Now that you are preparing for your wedding day, the following items are what you will need in preparation for your marriage in the Catholic Church...
 
Documentation
1.  Civil Form (Green Form), to be completed and returned to;The Marriage Registration OfficeMonreadNaas

2.  Baptism Certificate (Not more than six months old)

3.  Confirmation Certificate

4.  Letter of Freedom

5.  Pre-nuptial Form (To be completed with your local priest)

6.  Marriage Preparation Course________________________

Things to keep in mind for your ceremony…Music for the ceremonyA Wedding Booklet?  (Different options available)Candle lighting ceremony at the beginning (Optional)Readings – normally twoExchange of Vows – Different options availableExchange of ringsPrayer of the Newly Married Couple (Optional)Prayers of the Faithful – Normally Four or FiveOffertory Procession, normally the Gifts of Bread & WineWedding Practice to be arranged with the celebrant(Useful Website:  gettingmarried.ie        “Veritas” Shop in Dublin)If you are unsure of any of the above, please get in contact with your local priest. 

The Parish Priest of Kildare can be contacted at 045 521900 or the Curate at 045 520347.