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Matrimony

Matrimony – The Church has a rich tradition in its teaching on sacramental matrimony and covenantal union. The Old Testament authors write of God making a covenant with the chosen people and promising them that they will never be forsaken. The New Testament authors write of Jesus as the new covenant and compare the relationship of Jesus with the Church to the relationship of a husband and wife. The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership for the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring.

 

Please contact the parish office at least six months prior to the planned date of marriage.

 

– Information provided from ArchStl.org Sacramental Information

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