Bishops, priests, and deacons will be delighted with this second typical edition, which includes new blessings, sample intercessions, chants for the nuptial blessings, and cultural adaptations for use in the United States. Large print font, marker ribbons, and sturdy 80 lb. paper make this a beautiful and functional ritual book.
Major sections of this new English translation of the Ordo Celebrandi Matrimonium include Celebrating Matrimony within Mass; Celebrating Matrimony without Mass; Celebrating Matrimony between a Catholic and a Catechumen or a Non-Christian; and Various Texts to Be Used in the Rite of Marriage and in the Mass for the Celebration of Marriage.
NEW blessings and cultural adaptations:
- Blessing an Engaged Couple
- Blessing a Married Couple within Mass on the Anniversary of Marriage
- Blessing and exchange of coins (arras) between bride and bridegroom
- Blessing and imposition of the wedding cord (lazo) or of the veil