1. Contact the pastor at your parish
as soon as you decide to get married. This should be done a minimum of six months before your prospective wedding date.
Please note that it is our policy not to confirm a wedding date until the couple has met in person with the pastor.
For those who have previously been married, whether civilly or in another religious ceremony, no wedding date can be set until freedom to marry is established by the Chancery.
a marriage preparation course. Verify that it is
acceptable to your pastor before registering
Consult the list of upcoming courses
Send a copy of your
proof of completion
of the course to your pastor.
may be required for such things as the FOCCUS communication questionnaire, planning the wedding liturgy, wedding rehearsal, etc.
Civil Marriage License
and deliver it to the parish in advance of the wedding. For further information,
visit the website for the Province of Ontario
Your pastor will provide you with direction and further information on the process of getting married in the Catholic Church.