"That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife, and the two of them become one body." Genesis 2:24
A sacrament is a visible sign of an invisible reality, Marriage is a sacrament and as such it is a sign to the world of the invisible God living in our midst, binding the lives of two people.
We would love to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage with you and your family.
Please contact the church office to make arrangements with priest or deacon at least 9 months prior to the wedding date. The Diocese of Davenport requires couples to complete the Marriage Preparation Weekend and the FOCUS premarital inventory.
Matrimony (why make it Catholic)
Why do we have to have a Catholic wedding? Why does it take so long to get married in the Church? Why does the Church insist we have children?
These questions and more are answered in this edition of “Sacraments 101,” a web video series geared for those who’d like an introduction or refresher course on these important, tangible Catholic experiences of God.
Sacraments 201: Matrimony (more questions answered)
Busted Halo’s introduction to the Sacraments 101video series continues as Fr. Steven Bell, CSP, answers more questions about getting married in the Catholic Church: Can we have a destination wedding? What kind of music can we use? What if we’re already living together? What if we’re divorced?
These questions and more are answered in this edition of “Sacraments 201,” a web video series geared toward those who’d like an introduction or refresher course on these important, tangible Catholic experiences of God.