“And the two shall become one”
For Catholics, the Sacrament of Marriage, or Holy Matrimony, is a public sign that one gives oneself totally to this other person. It is also a public statement about God: the loving union of husband and wife speaks of family values and also God’s values.
CELEBRATING MARRIAGE AT THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. IGNATIUS
Congratulations on your engagement! The union between a woman and a man in Holy Matrimony is a powerful and effective symbol of God’s love for us. Your wedding is a celebration of commitment to work and grow together and proclaim that what is being solemnized at your wedding will be lived out over a lifetime.
The marriage preparation program at the Cathedral offers couples an opportunity to reflect and discuss some of the integral facets of marriage. Led by trained professionals you will consider how views on sexuality, finances, faith and communication impact the commitment to permanence, fidelity and the procreation and upbringing of children.
We look forward to working with you during this time of preparation for your marriage. A marriage offers a lifetime of joy, happiness and also surprises and challenges. We are here to assist you throughout your journey!
Weddings at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius
Couples are welcome to receive Marriage Preparation and to celebrate their wedding at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius. Engaged couples should contact the parish office at least nine months prior to the proposed wedding date.