How is this marriage celebrated?

How is this marriage celebrated?

  • Notice of 21 days should be given in the form of wedding banns which are read in church for three consecutive weeks before the marriage takes place. The purpose of these banns is to enable whoever may have any reason preventing the two to get married to give it before the marriage takes place.
  • The church must be licensed by the minister of public service.
  • The priest or pastor must be licensed to wed
  • The ceremony must take place between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • The church doors should be open for all to see the ceremony
  • The marriage must be recorded in the register kept by the minister of the church.
  • A marriage certificate must be issued and signed by the priest or minister, the bride, groom and two witnesses who may be the matron and best man.

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