The Order of Celebrating Matrimony (Ritual Edition)
Beautifully produced in a portable format in gold blocked white leather with gilt edges, three ribbons and a durable slipcase.
new Order of Celebrating Matrimony is not a re-translation but a new
Rite which will be mandatory in England & Wales from Easter 2016.
expanded introduction gives a deeper exposition of the Church’s
theology of Marriage and a useful basis for homilies at weddings.
The new Rite contains full texts for:
- Marriage within Mass
- Marriage without Mass
- Order for celebrating Matrimony between a Catholic and Catechumen or non-baptised person.
full listing of the expanded lectionary choices for marriage is
included and readings which speak explicitly of Marriage (one of which
must now be used) are indicated.
Examples are given of Universal prayers that can be used in the wedding service and an expanded selection of Blessings
New rituals are included in the appendices including:
(Texts of civil declaration and consent are valid for England and Wales only - not Scotland, this book can only be distributed in the UK).
- Blessing of an engaged couple
- Blessing of a couple on an anniversary including sample formulas for a
renewal of commitment and blessing of new or existing rings.
- Order of convalidation.
Hardback/ 162 x 230mm / 152 pages.