Order of service for weddings

Order of service for weddings

 

Entrance of the Bride: list processional music Greeting

 

*Hymn
Opening Prayer

 

First Reading : choose from A: Old Testament
Reader: give name of Reader

Responsorial Psalm: choose from B: Responsorial Psalms
Reader: give name of Reader
or Hymn or Solo

 

Second Reading : choose from C: New Testament Readings
Reader: give name of Reader

 

Alleluia: (usually sung)
Gospel Reading : choose from E: Gospels

 

Homily: give name of priest

 

Exchange of Vows and Blessing of Rings

 

Signing of the Register

 

*Bidding Prayers (Prayers of Intercession): give name of reader(s)

 

*Musical Prayer in honour of Our Lady: give name of musical piece(s)

 

Nuptial Blessing

*Hymn

 

Final Blessing

Recessional : give name of musical piece

 

(* optional: if there is a congregational hymn at the start, there should not be one between the readings)