Marriage Preparation

Your desire to have a church wedding indicates that you see your marriage as a commitment made before God, with emphasis on the Christ-centered nature of your relationship. These guidelines are meant to make the planning of your wedding ceremony easier and more enjoyable.

All wedding arrangements for the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist are the responsibility of the bride and groom.

Please contact the Pastor at least 6 months prior to the date of the wedding. The following preparation is required:

  • Pre-marriage weekend
  • Completing and discussing a pre-marriage questionnaire
  • Obtain Baptism records

For detailed information about weddings at the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist here is the Principles, Policies, Procedures Manual.

Wedding Readings and Prayers
First Readings
Second Readings
Gospel Readings
The Blessing and Giving of the Rings
Nuptial Blessing