Wedding Checklist

Below is a list of some of the many things you will need to do before your wedding. 

6 months or more before your wedding

  • Arrange for an interview with the pastor at Saint Rose of Lima
  • Get baptismal records for the bride and/or groom
  • Set a wedding date with the church
  • Confirm where you will do your marriage preparation

4 months or more before your wedding

  • If you plan to have a visiting priest, confirm with Saint Rose of Lima Parish

3 months or more before your wedding

  • Meet with the Music Minister to discuss options for the wedding liturgy
  • Review and select the Scriptures, prayers and music for the service

2 months or more before your wedding

  • Finalize the details of the wedding liturgy
  • Be sure all documentation is completed and sent to Saint Rose of Lima
  • Ask appropriate people to be liturgical ministers - readers, Extra Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, etc.
  • Call the florist to order floral arrangements for the church

1 month or more before your wedding

  • Get the program prepared, reviewed and printed (if you plan to have one)
  • Discuss details with photographers and videographers

1 week before your wedding

  • Remind the wedding party, family and others to be on time for the rehearsal

Bring to the wedding

  • The rings
  • State marriage license