St Francis of Assisi Mission

The general outline for a Catholic Marriage Rite:

GATHERING MUSIC (20 MINUTES)

SEATING MUSIC
     Groom's Mother by TBD
          followed by Groom's Father
     Groom's Grandparents
     Bride's Grandparents
     Bride's Mother by TBD
     Entry of Groom's Party and Officiant

PROCESSIONAL MUSIC NO. 1
     Ring Bearer
     Bridal Attendant #1
     Bridal Attendant #2
     Bridal Attendant #3
     Maid of Honor
     Flower Girl

PROCESSIONAL MUSIC NO. 2
     Bride with Escort
     Presentation of Bride to Groom

Greeting and Welcome (Officiant)
     (Possible lighting of the tapers for the Unity Candle ceremony later) (Mothers/Couple)
Liturgy of the Word:
     Old Testament Reading (Reader #1)
     Responsorial (Reader #2)
     New Testament Reading (Reader #3)
     (If no Responsorial, then possibly Song-Musical Interlude)
     Gospel (Officiant)
     Homily
Rite of Marriage:
     Consent and Exchange of Vows
     Blessing and Exchange of Rings
     (Optional) Unity Candle Ceremony
     General Intercessions (Officiant provides)
     Nuptial Blessing
     Group "Our Father"
     Solemn Blessings
     (Possible Roses to Moms-in-law)

RECESSIONAL MUSIC


Outline Nuptial Mass

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