Together for Life Form

SELECTION FORM for the readings, prayers and blessings to be used in the ceremony.

*Bridegroom:
*Phone:

*Bride:
*Phone:

Priest or Deacon:
Church:

Date of Celebration:
Time:

Best Man:
Maid or Matron of Honor:

Rehearsal Date:
Time:

Number of Ushers/Greeters:
Number of Bridesmaids/Groomsmen:
Ring Bearer: YESNO
Flower Girls(s): YESNO
How Many Flower Girls:

Organist Contacted: YESNO
Other Musicians: YESNO

Altar Servers: We will provideHave church provide


SELECTIONS for Marriage During Mass

(Note for the Couple: After you have selected the readings, prayers, and blessings, and have made the other choices provided here, indicate them in the proper spaces and return this form to the priest or deacon for his information in preparing for the wedding ceremony. You may also develop alternatives other than those listed. These can be described in the final section of this form.)

Entrance Procession:
Both bride and groom accompanied by parents, preceded by bridesmaids, groomsmen, and presiding clergy
Both bride and groom accompanied by parents, preceded by bridesmaids and groomsmen
Bride accompanied by parents preceded by bridesmaids and groomsmen
Bride accompanied by father preceded by bridesmaids and groomsmen
Other - If choose Other, provide details below:

Opening Prayer: page 8 (A1-4)
No.
Page:

Old Testament Reading: pages 10-26 (B1-9)
No.
Page:
Read by:

Responsorial Psalm: pages 28-31 (C1-7)
No.
Page:
Sung / Read by:

New Testament Reading: pages 34-54 (D1-13)
No.
Page:
Read by:

Alleluia Verse and Verse Before the Gospel: page 54 (E1-4)
No.
SungOmitted

Gospel: pages 56-72 (F1-10)
No.
Page:
Read by: Presiding PriestDeacon

Exchange of Consent or Wedding Vows: pages 76-77 (H1-2)
No.
Page:
Consent through questionsMemorizedRecited after priestRead from book

Blessing of Rings: page 78 (I 1-3)
No.
Page:

Prayer of the Couple (optional): page 79
Read by us at this pointRead by us after Communion
Formula on page 79Our own compositionOmitted

Prayer of the Faithful: pages 80-82 (J1-3)
No.
Page:
Read by:
Personally composedPrepared by priest/deacon

Presentation of the Gifts:
Brought forward by: Bride and GroomParentsBest Man and Maid of Honor
Others:

Symbolic gift for the poor: YesNo
Total number of persons bringing up gifts:

Prayer Over the Gifts: page 84 (K1-3)
No.
Page:

Preface: pages 85-86 (L 1-3)
No.
Page:

Nuptial Blessing: pages 87-89 (M1-3)
No.
Page:

Sign of Peace:
Bride and Groom onlyCouple to wedding party
Couple to wedding party and parents

Communion: (Check off those in the immediate wedding party who will receive Communion)
GroomBrideBest ManMaid or Matron of Honor
Under both kinds: YesNo

Prayer after Communion: page 90 (N1-3)
No.
Page:

Final Blessing: pages 91-92 (O1-4)
No.
Page:

Other Special Elements or Alternatives in Our Ceremony:

Note: The parish music minister should be helpful in designing a ceremony that will include congregational singing. A participation booklet, described elsewhere in this volume, can aid in fostering such involvement by the guests present.

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