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The general outline for a Catholic Marriage Rite:  (This represents a general outline and can be changed as circumstances dictate. Some grooms walk in with their parents.  Brides may sometimes come up with both parents , with another family member or alone.)

GATHERING MUSIC (20 MINUTES)

SEATING MUSIC
     Groom's Mother by TBD
          followed by Groom's Father
     Groom's Grandparents
     Bride's Grandparents
     Bride's Mother by TBD
     Entry of Groom's Party and Officiant

PROCESSIONAL MUSIC NO. 1
     Ring Bearer
     Bridal Attendant #1
     Bridal Attendant #2
     Bridal Attendant #3
     Maid of Honor
     Flower Girl

PROCESSIONAL MUSIC NO. 2
     Bride with Escort
     Presentation of Bride to Groom

Greeting and Welcome (Officiant)
    
Liturgy of the Word:
     Old Testament Reading (Reader #1)
     New Testament Reading (Reader #3)
     Gospel (Officiant)
     Homily
Rite of Marriage:
     Consent and Exchange of Vows  (Optional: Rope, Coin and Veil ceremony integrated here)
     Blessing and Exchange of Rings
     (Optional) Unity Candle Ceremony  (Possible lighting of the tapers by Mothers for couple)
     (Optional Sand Ceremony, Wine Ceremony)
     General Intercessions (Officiant provides)
     Nuptial Blessing
     Group "Our Father"
     (Possible Roses to Moms-in-law)
     Solemn Blessings
     Introduction of couple
     Dismissal

RECESSIONAL MUSIC