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Congratulations on your engagement. Your decision to enter into the relationship of married life is a sign of love, hope and strength for the entire community.

Due to the volume of weddings requests and the large number of parishioners, weddings are celebrated for registered parishioners only. Either the bride or groom, or their parents must be a registered, participating members of Holy Name Cathedral.

If you are not currently a registered member, but you attend Mass at HNC on most weekends, and if you intend to be an active, contributing member of our parish community, you are welcome to register at 730 N. Wabash on Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM and Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM.

After four months of participation at the Cathedral, you will be eligible to reserve a wedding date for the celebration of your marriage.

PREPARATION

A minimum of six (6) months advanced planning and preparation prior to the wedding date is required.

TIMES FOR WEDDINGS:

Weddings:
Friday: 2:30 and 4:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am, 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00pm
Saturday:  6:30pm – Liturgy Outside Mass
No weddings are celebrated on Sunday

Rehearsals:
Thursday: 6:00, 6:30 or 7:00pm
Friday: 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00pm

OFFERING AND FEES FOR WEDDINGS:
$1000 - Offering for the use of the Cathedral or the Chapel.
$110 - Fee for FOCCUS
$250 - Fee for One In Christ Marriage Seminar
$475 - Music Fee for Organist, Cantor and Consultation
TBD - Fee for additional musicians

Fees are scheduled to be paid as follows:
At first meeting with priest or deacon:
$500 - Non refundable deposit for use on the Cathedral
$110 - FOCCUS fee
$610 - Total

At the first session of the One In Christ Seminar
$250 - One In Christ Seminar fee

For more information and to register click here

Minimum Six Weeks before the Wedding:
$500 - Balance of Cathedral offering
$475 - Music fee for organist and cantor
Any additional Music fee for extra musicians.

Checks should be make out to Holy Name Cathedral and placed in the envelopes provided at your first meeting.  Credit cards are not accepted for wedding fees.

MUSIC

All music is planned in consultation with the Cathedral Music Department. The Cathedral Musicians will play all Cathedral weddings. A $250.00 fee is charged for the organist and $225.00 and the cantor/soloist, and both are required. The Cathedral Music Department will be happy to engage additional musicians for an extra fee.

VISITING CLERGY
A family member or friend who is a priest or deacon is welcome to officiate at the wedding.

PREPARATION ONLY
Preparation only: A fee of $200 plus the $110 fee for FOCCUS is required for preparing a couple to be married at a setting other than the Cathedral.  This fee is due at the first meeting with the priest or deacon.  The One In Christ Marriage Seminar is an additional $250.00 and is to be paid at the seminar.

FOR MORE DETAILS CONSULT OUR WEDDING GUIDELINES HERE.

CONTACT:
If you are a parishioner, please email Michelle Peltier at mpeltier@holynamecathedral.org
for more information.