Wedding Ring

MARRIAGE

Congratulations on your decision to approach the beautiful Sacrament of Matrimony!


“The vocation to marriage is written in the very nature of man and woman as they came from the hand of the Creator.”
Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1603


Please follow the guidelines below as you prepare to make a booking for your wedding.


THE PRE-NUPTIAL INQUIRY
Please complete this
pre-nuptial inquiry form below. After a priest makes contact with you and confirms your booking, an initial meeting with him can be organised to discuss your wedding plans.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
Please have the following documents ready for the priest at your first
meeting:
- Full Birth Certificate
- Photo ID (Australian driver’s license/passport)
- Baptism Certificate (for Catholics & other Christians)


MARRIAGE PREPARATION
Couples who choose to marry in one of the churches at one of the Bayside Catholic Mission will complete a Marriage
Preparation Course with the assistance of the priest. This course is an important part of preparing for the joys and challenges of 
marriage. The course costs $100 to cover the material and online content.


WEDDING LOGISTICS
Wedding cost: $1,000 (includes the use of the church, flowers & the services of a priest).
Weddings cannot be booked more than 12 months in advance.
Weddings in the churches within the Bayside Catholic Mission will typically take place only on Saturdays. However, options for other days may be discussed in certain circumstances.
The services of an organist/cantor may be secured through the Mission Office at an additional cost.
No confetti, rice, flower petals or other materials are permitted to be
thrown or used on the church premises or grounds.