‘Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.

It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.’ Corinthians 13:4-7

  • Marriage is a sacred covenant of love and commitment between two people. It is a lifelong contract.
  • To prepare for your wedding you must first talk to your priest.
  • A minimum of 3 months’ notice is required by law to the Register of Marriages. If you are under the age of 18 years, 6 months’ notice is needed.
  • The National Chaplaincy for Deaf People (contact and Accord facilitate a pre-marriage course once a year, usually around February. The Catholic Church recommends that all couples take part in a pre-marriage course in advance of their wedding day.