Matrimony

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Requirements & Information

Must be a registered parishioner.

  • Must live within the boundaries. (West Side of Odessa)
  • If you are not a Parishioner, you must have a letter of permission from the Parish Pastor you belong to stating that you are able to marry or be prepared for your celebration here at Holy Redeemer.
  • Couple must provide a new Baptismal certificate with Notations
    • (Baptismal certificate must be recent at least 6 months before the wedding, if 6 months pass, they must request another one.)
  • If married civilly we must attain a copy of the Civil Marriage certificate.
  • If married in the past, we must attain the Divorce Decree.
  • Must make an appointment for the Prenuptial Questionnaire with the Priest/Deacon. You can set the date for the wedding after the first appointment.
  • Deposit is Non-Refundable
  • Approval from Pastor to change Wedding date if it has previously been set is required.
  • Schedule Appointment with Receptionist for the FOCCUS
    • (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding & Study).
  • Couple must attend the Engaged Encounter Retreat at least 2-3 months before Marriage.
  • Schedule the last appointment with the receptionist to review the FOCCUS.
  • Couple must obtain a Civil Marriage License at least 72 hrs. before the wedding.