What is a “Blessing of the Marriage” Ceremony?
The ceremony to bless the marriage is an important one but where does it come from? And how does it coincide with your religious and cultural beliefs?
Traditionally, the essence of marriage is the mutual agreement between a man and a woman for a lifelong union, voluntarily assumed, and publicly acknowledged. The Church, in providing a fitting setting and a beautiful ceremony for its announcement and public ratification, does all in its power to safeguard the union and to make of it what a marriage ought to be.
One part of your ceremony that you don’t want to miss out on is the blessing of the marriage. Be sure to fully recognize what it is and what it means as well. It’s important that you incorporate it into your big day for a variety of reasons, you just have to decide how you want to go about it and what fits your couple style. But don’t worry, we’re here to help!