St. Mary Catholic Community

Marriage

Marriage

Contact the parish office six months in advance of your wedding. / Favor de comunicarse a la oficina parroquial por lo menos con seis meses de anticipacion.

  

This video resource, produced by the USCCB Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, walks you through the Rite of Marriage, whether you’re marrying another Catholic, a baptized person who is not Catholic, or someone who is not baptized. It also answers several FAQs about Catholic weddings. Ideal for engaged couples, their families and anyone who is involved in Catholic marriage preparation.ew this 22 minute video and Marriage Preparation booklet to help prepare your wedding.

 

 

This video resource, produced by the USCCB Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, walks you through the Rite of Marriage, whether you’re marrying another Catholic, a baptized person who is not Catholic, or someone who is not baptized. It also answers several FAQs about Catholic weddings. Ideal for engaged couples, their families and anyone who is involved in Catholic marriage preparation. View this 22 minute video and Marriage Preparation booklet to help prepare your wedding.

 

Marriage Preparation booklet

 

You will also need to complete the following forms:

     Form A: Prenuptial Investigation               Forma A Investigacion Prenupcial

     Form B: Dispensation and Permission     Forma B Dispensa y Permiso

     Form C: Bride Testimony of Freedom to Marry  

     Forma C Testimonio de Libertad Novia

     Form C: Groom Testimony of Freedom to Marry

     Forma C Testimonio de Libertad Novio

     Form F: Dispensation from Canonical Form

     Forma F Dispensacion de Forma Canonica

     Form G: Notification of Marriage to Parish of Baptism

     Notificacion de Matrimonio a la Parroquia de Bautismo

 

If you have been married previously and are seeking an annulment you will need to complete the applicable forms:

     Marriage Annulment Cover Letter     Estimada(o) Demandante

     Marriage Annulment Formal Application  

     Forma de Introduccion & Peticion de Caso de Anulacion Formal

     Marriage Annulment Lack of Form Petition     Falta de Forma

     Marriage Annulment Defect of Form Petition     Defecto de Forma

     Marriage Annulment Ligamen Petition     Ligamen Forma     

     Marriage Annulment Pauline Petition     Forma Introductoria del caso Paulino

 

The U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops prepared the Annulment FAQs below to answer many questions about the annulment process:

Annulment FAQs

The Diocese of LaCrosse, WI has also prepared a detailed video on nullity of marriage.