The Order of Celebrating Matrimony without Mass

The Introductory Rites

  • Entrance
  • Sign of the Cross & Greeting
  • Introduction
  • [Penitential Act & Gloria omitted]
  • Collect

The Liturgy of the Word

The Celebration of Marriage

  • Introduction
  • The Questions before the Consent
  • The Civil Declaration of Freedom
  • The Consent
  • The Reception of the Consent
    • Acclamation by All
  • The Blessing and Giving of Rings
    • Hymn
If Holy Communion is not distributed
If Holy Communion Is Distributed

The Conclusion of the Celebration

  • Blessing
  • Signing of Register