The Sacrament of Marriage is a covenant, is more than a contract. A Covenant always expresses a relationship between persons.
The Sacrament of Marriage is a covenant, which is more than a contract.
The marriage covenant refers to the relationship between the husband and wife, a permanent union of persons capable of knowing and loving each other and God.The celebration of marriage is also a liturgical act, appropriately held in a public liturgy at church. Catholics are urged to celebrate their marriage within the Eucharistic Liturgy.
- Arrangements must be made at least one year prior to the wedding.
- Engaged Encounter or Pre-Cana Conference is required at least 6 months prior to the wedding.