Sku: ISBN 978-1-61671-237-2


Sku: ISBN 978-1-61671-237-2
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by Richard B. Hilgartner, Daniel J. Merz

This practical resource explores the revised translation of The Order of Celebrating Matrimony, providing parish staff with a collaborative approach for preparing wedding liturgies that engage couples, family and friends, and the whole parish community. Guide for Celebrating® Matrimony walks through each part of the revised ritual noting best practices and appropriate adaptations while providing pastoral guidance for forming and catechizing couples; ideas for leading wedding workshops, handling difficult situations, and developing parish guidelines; as well as offering suggestions for parish evangelization and hospitality. As part of the Preparing Parish Worship™ series, this book includes:

  •  Theological reflections on the Sacrament of Matrimony
  •  Historical overview of the development of Marriage rituals
  •  Answers to frequently asked questions
  •  A glossary and suggestions for additional resources
  •  Inspirational and instructive quotations from Scripture and Church documents
  •  Ritually instructive photos

112 pages, 15 x 23 cm, paperback, Liturgy Training Publications

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