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Matrimony



Guidelines for Wedding Rites

Requirements

  • UPDATED Baptismal certificates (issued not later than six months before the wedding), with annotation for MARRIAGE PURPOSES only.

  • Confirmation Certificate (Kumpil), with annotation for MARRIAGE PURPOSES only.

  • To avoid expiration of the Marriage License, apply for the license at any Municipality two months before the wedding. (Note: Marriage License is valid for 120 days only.)

  • Marriage contract (for couples married civilly)

  • Residence certificate

  • Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR)

  • Birth certificate for 18 years old

For couples residing outside the jurisdiction of our Parish, the office will issue the following:

  • On the day of the interview Banns and Permit forms for the Bride asking her Parish Priest to allow her to marry outside her own parish.  The Banns should be posted in her parish for three (3) consecutive Sundays.

  • The Banns for the Groom announcing his forthcoming marriage should be posted in his parish for three (3) consecutive Sundays.


The following requirements must be submitted ONE (1) WEEK before the scheduled wedding date:

  • Marriage License (couples not married civilly)

  • Reply letters (Banns and Permission) from the respective parishes of the bride and groom

  • Confirmation certificates

  • Full names and addresses of sponsors

    Note:  Failure to complete these requirements will mean cancellation of the wedding.


Appointments

PUNCTUALITY is of great importance.  The date and time of appointments are for the following:

  • Canonical Interview

  • Marriage Preparation Seminar

  • Confession & Rehearsal (couple only)


Regulations

  • Failure to attend the Marriage Seminar on the appointed date WITHOUT informing the Parish Office ahead of time will result in the CANCELLATION OF THE WEDDING DATE.

  • The ceremony will START EXACTLY at the scheduled time.

  • For the convenience of all, ring and coin bearers and flower girls should be at least five (5) years old.

  • Showering of flowers, rice, confetti, etc. are not allowed inside the church.  However, this may be done at the church entrance.

  • Picture taking is limited to the whole entourage only.

  • Guest Priest who is invited to solemnize the wedding, must present his celebret (i.e. document that guarantees his good standing in his Archdiocese) and photocopy of the Certificate of Renewal of Registration and Authority to Solemnize Marriage.

Available Schedules

Main Church


Mondays - Saturdays

  • 8:00 am

  • 10:00 am

  • 2:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm


Sundays - No Wedding Celebrations

  • Reservations must be made as early as possible if not later than 2 months before the wedding;

  • Wedding Anniversary Masses:  permitted upon request and previous arrangement, please inquire at the Parish Office for further details.