Order of service for weddings

Order of service for weddings


Entrance of the Bride: list processional music Greeting


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



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)