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ASK FATHER: Repeat a wedding ceremony with a friend presiding?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Long time reader, first time questioner. I have a friend that will soon be getting married. On Saturday he will have a traditional Catholic Church wedding. However, on Sunday he is having a reception in which … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Direction of the couple exchanging vows

From a reader… QUAERITUR: A new (perhaps not new) trend I have witnessed at recent marriages and in social media, during the nuptial vows, is the practice of the witnessing priest standing, back to the people, at the entrance of the sanctuary, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: homemade marriage vows

From a reader: I recently attended a Catholic wedding between two Catholics. During the ceremony, I believe the couple did the declaration of intentions according to the Rite of Marriage. When it came to the wedding vows, instead of using … Continue reading

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