Order of Celebrating Matrimony within Mass

Order of Celebrating Matrimony within Mass

The Introductory Rites
Entrance
Sign of the Cross & Greeting
Introduction
[Penitential Act omitted]
Gloria
Collect

The Liturgy of the Word
First Reading from Old Testament (or New Testament if only one reading)
Psalm (or a hymn based on a psalm)
(Second Reading from New Testament)
Gospel Acclamation
Gospel Reading – Matthew, Mark, Luke or John

The Celebration of Marriage
Introduction
The Questions before the Consent
The Civil Declaration of Freedom
The Consent
The Reception of the Consent
Acclamation by All

The Blessing and Giving of Rings
Hymn

Universal Prayer (Bidding Prayers)

Liturgy of the Eucharist
Preparation of Gifts
Eucharistic Prayer
( Including Commemoration for husband & wife )
Communion Rite
Our Father
Nuptial Blessing
Sign of Peace
Communion

The Conclusion of the Celebration
Blessing
Signing of Register