Marriage Preparation

To be married in a Catholic church, at least one party must be a baptized Catholic. Neither party shall be previously married. The Catholic party should be a member of the parish where they are married or have the permission of the pastor of their proper parish.

Contact the parish at least six months prior to the proposed wedding date to meet with the priest.

The following steps are involved in marriage preparation at Holy Martyrs.

  • Initial Meeting(s) with Priest
  • Complete Premarital Inventory
  • Meetings with Couple Ministers
  • Planning the Wedding

In addition to these steps, the following programs are highly recommended:



For more information about any of these programs,

or to begin your marriage preparation, or to schedule any of these programs,

please contact Holy Martyrs parish office at 330.722.6633.