Registered parishioners or someone who lives within the parish boundaries; Parishioners of another parish if their parents live within the parish boundaries and who have the permission of their own pastor.
How long does it take?
The Archdiocese has a number of requirements and the preparation takes around six-month.
What are the requirements?
Make an appointment with a Priest.
Current Baptism Certificate (with 6 months of validity)
Confirmation Certificate (if the person has received this Sacrament)
Pre-nuptial questionnaire (will be given by the Priest)
Testimony of witnesses (will be given by the Priest)
Matrimonial Dispensation and/or Permission (will be filled by the Priest)
Assistance to Pre-Cana / Camino / Matrimonio 2000 (the Priest will determine which).
Considerations about the fees
Wedding at St. Katharine Drexel (including Fully Engaged & Preparation) or
Fully Engaged & preparation and marriage in another parish.
Music fees are additional.
We don’t turn away couples because of financial hardship. Talk to the Priest about what arrangements can be made.
Do you plan to marry in another parish?
We will prepare your required paperwork here and send it to the parish where you will be married.