You are engaged to be married,
Marriage at St. Dominic
The Sacrament of Marriage at St. Dominic Catholic Church is usually celebrated on Saturdays at 10:00 am or 1:00pm Weddings are not scheduled on Holy Days of Obligation. If another time for your wedding is necessary, arrangements must be made with the priest who is witnessing the marriage.
Rehearsal Days and Times
Wedding rehearsals take place on the Friday evening prior to the wedding and are schedules with the priest or deacon presiding at the wedding and the Wedding Coordinator.
- Eight months before the intended date, the couple must contact the Pastor.
- The marriage preparation process includes: meetings with a priest or deacon to schedule the wedding. At this meeting he will schedule a time to administer the FOCCUS Inventory and start the paper work for your marriage.
- Necessary document are collected and forms completed, i.e. Baptismal Certificates, Freedom to Marry Witness forms, etc.
- Attendance at the Marriage Preparation Program at St. Dominic.
- Natural Family Planning Classes through the Archdiocese of Denver
Two Months before the Wedding
- Contact and meet the Director of Music to select appropriate liturgical music for the Mass or wedding ceremony.
- Meet with the priest or deacon to select readings, prayers, etc..
- Marriage License – The State of Colorado requires that a license for marriage be obtained. Remember to bring it to the rehearsal.
Parishioners Non Parishioner
$500.00 Wedding fee $650.00
$150.00 Cantor $150.00
$150.00 Accompanist $150.00
The wedding fee includes: FOCCUS Inventory, preparation materials, sessions with the priest and liturgist, use of the church, processing of various documents
All of the fees are due three months prior to the wedding
Note: A parishioner is a person who attends the parish and is a contributing member to the parish, or children of such members. No parish members are ever turned away because of an inability to pay the church fee.
Art & environment is a key to any liturgical setting. It presents a visual display of the various seasons throughout the year. . You may not move or rearrange ANYTHING in the Church without the permission of the Director of Liturgy. The only items ever set on the altar are sacred items used for the celebration of Mass. Consequently:
- NO rice, confetti, bird deed, balloons, bubbles, real petal flowers, etc.
- NO alcohol (hard liquor, beer, wine, champagne, etc,) on the church premises during the wedding ceremony or the rehearsal.
- After the ceremony the church should be returned to order. Anything in the pews and bride’s room: tissues, shoes, clothing, ribbons, etc. All sacristies if used as well as restrooms should be cleared of all debris.