CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT!
We rejoice with you as you begin to plan for your Marriage. This will be one of the most important days of your lives. The Come to the Water Area Catholic Community (ACC) team is here to help you prepare for your wedding day and will do all we can to make it beautiful and joyful!
BE MARRIED AT A COME TO THE WATER CATHOLIC COMMUNITY PARISH
The Church of St. Mary coordinates all weddings for the Come to the Water Catholic Community, which includes:
The Church of St. Mary– Alexandria, MN
The Church of Immaculate Conception – Osakis, MN
The Church of St. Nicholas – Belle River, MN
Weddings should be scheduled at least six (6) months in advance to allow for proper spiritual preparation for this great sacrament. To discuss your wedding date and begin marriage preparation, please fill out the form below.
The Wedding Coordinator will be in touch with you within two (2) weeks.
Below is a list of those who assist in the wedding planning process.
Wedding Preparation Coordinator
Initial/main point of contact for wedding planning, monitors marriage preparation and here to help with anything a couple may need.
Director of Liturgy & Music
Main contact for any liturgy planning questions or concerns. Plan to meet twice for liturgy planning, to finalize your program, and to answer questions.
Will meet with for a dinner and to complete a pre-nuptial investigation & wedding agreement.
Handles documents, including notarization, and answers questions for the couple.
WHAT TO EXPECT
- The Wedding Coordinator will contact you to be introduced and gather information
- The priest will contact you to set up a meeting date
- Dinner with the priest (you may set up a second meeting to complete your initial paperwork or you may complete the paperwork on the same night)
- Paperwork is handed over to the Wedding Coordinator
- Wedding Coordinator will contact you to start marriage preparation
The wedding coordinator will supply you with a wedding guide and checklist, that will provide more details about the marriage preparation process.