Sacrament of Matrimony by eagyby

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									Sacrament of
Sacrament of Matrimony
A sacrament through which a baptized man and
 woman join themselves in a lawful marriage of
 love and a partnership throughout their whole
Is there for the mutual help of the spouses and
 the increase of the people of God
Signifies the union of Christ and the Church
• The symbols in the Sacrament of Matrimony
  are the couples themselves.
• Traditions:
   Rings-marriage agreement; eternity
   Candle-God’s presence within the union
   Veil-union of couple clothed as one
   Cord-infinite bond of marriage
   Coins- good luck; prosperity
   Bible- God’s word is part of the union
             Matter and Forms
- The couples are the ones who administers the
  wedding, the priest is there to guide and witness
- “To become one body”
  - “To become”- implies a life-long process which
  begins only during the wedding day.
  - “One Body”- unity of two persons in all their basic
  human level- physical, psychological, or spiritual.
          Matter and Forms
The sacrament of Marriage begins when a man and
a woman stand before God and the community, and
publicly and freely declare (promise):
“To be one heart and one soul from this day
forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for
poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do
us part.”
                Matter and Forms
- Rite of Marriage (state of intentions)
  Celebrant: And so, in the presence of the Church, I ask you to
  state your intentions.
  1. Have you come here freely and without reservation to give
  yourselves to each other in marriage?
  2. Will you love and honor each other as man and wife for the rest
  of your lives?
  3. Will you accept children lovingly from God, and bring them up
  accordingly to the law of Christ and his Church?
  Celebrant bless and pray for the couple (consent).
              Matter and Forms
- Giving of Consent (joined hands)
  Groom: I, (GN), take you (BN), to be my wife. I
  promise to be true to you in good times and in bad,
  in sickness and in health. I will love you all the days
  of my life.
  Bride: I, (BN), take you (GN), to be my husband. I
  promise to be true to you in good times and in bad,
  in sickness and in health. I will love you all the days
  of my life.
               Matter and Forms
- Blessing and Exchange of the Rings
  Celebrant bless the rings
  Groom (place ring on his wife’s finger): (BN), take this
  ring as a sign of my love and fidelity. In the name of the
  Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
  Bride (place ring on her husband’s finger): (GN), take this
  ring as a sign of my love and fidelity. In the name of the
  Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
•   Baptismal Certificates
•   Confirmation Certificates
•   Recent 2x2 photo
•   Valid Marriage License from Civil Registrar
•   Attendance of Parish Pre Cana Seminar
•   Permission of the Parish Priest of the Bride
•   Delegation form for invited officiating Priest
•   Publication of Banns
•   Canonical Interview with Parish Priest
I. Welcoming the Bride
II. Procession
III. Homily
IV. Nuptial Rites
V. Solemn Promise
VI. Exchange of Rings
VIII.Nuptial blessings
IX. Registration
• Monogamous Heterosexual- one man and
  a woman (traditional)
• Arranged-arranged by someone other
  than the “couple”
• Civil- a ceremony presided over by a local
• Group-more than 1 man and woman form a
  family unit
• Forced-one or both parties is married
  without his/her consent or against his/her
• Intermarriage-between two people with
  different backgrounds (interracial, etc)
• Polygamy-plural marriages (polyandry,
• Same-sex-marriage between 2 people who
  are of same gender
• They are classified as follows:
  – public
  –permanent, temporary,
  –dispensation by local ordinary
  –Dispensation reserved to the Pope
• List of diriment impediments to marriage
  – Age
  – Physical capacity for consummation
  – Previous marriage
  – Disparity of Cult
  – Sacred Orders
  – Perpetual vow of Chastity
• List of diriment impediments to marriage
  – Abduction
  – Consanguinity
  – Affinity
  – Public propriety
  – Adoption
  – Spiritual Relationship
• Factors of Invalid Marriage
  – Lack of form
  – Coercion
  – Psychological immaturity
  – Refusal to have children
  – Intention of fidelity lacking
  – Civil law
  – Impediments to ordination to the
             Related Topics
•   Annulment
•   Divorce
•   Adultery
•   Abortion
•   Family Planning
           Appropriate Gospel
Genesis 2: 18, 24

 “The Lord said: ‘It is not good for the man to
 be alone; I will make a suitable partner for him.
 ‘That is why a man leaves his father and mother
 and clings to his wife, and the two of them
 become one body.”
           Appropriate Gospel
EPHESIANS 5: 21-32

 “…Husbands should love their wives as their
 own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
 For no one hates his own flesh but rather
 nourishes and cherishes it, even as Christ does
 the Church because we are members of His
            Appropriate Gospel
John 2: 1-11 (Wedding at cana)
 “…Jesus and His disciples were also invited to the
 wedding. When the wine ran out short, the mother of
 Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.”.. Jesus told
 them, “Fill the jars with water.” So they filled them
 to the brim. Then he told them, “Draw some out now
 and take it to the headwaiter.” so they took it. And
 when the headwaiter tasted the water that had become

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