Order of Liturgy of the Word and Exchange of Vows

 
 
 

Prelude

Processional

  • Parent Processional 

    • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (J. S. Bach)

    • Air in F (Handel)

    • St. Anthony's Chorale (Brahms)

  • Wedding Party Processional

    • Canon in D (Pachelbel)

    • Arioso (J.S. Bach)

    • St. Anthony's Chorale (Brahms)

  • Bride Processional

    • Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke)

    • Trumpet March (Lully)

    • Prelude to Te Deum (Charpentier)

    • Canon in D (Pachelbel)

Liturgy of the Word

  • First Reading

    • Genesis 1:26-28, 31a

    • Genesis 2:18-24

    • Genesis 24:48-51, 58-67

    • Tobit 7:6-14

    • Tobit 8:4b-8

    • Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31

    • Song of Songs 2:8-10, 14, 16a; 8:6-7a

    • Sirach 26:1-4, 13-16

    • Jeremiah 31:31-32a, 33-34a

  • Responsorial Psalm Setting

    • Ps. 34: Taste and See (Bloye)

    • Ps. 128: Blest Are Those (Haugen)

    • Ps. 103: The Lord is Kind and Merciful (Gelineau)

  • Responsorial Psalm

    • Psalm 33:12 and 18, 20-21, 22

    • Psalm 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9

    • Psalm 103:1-2, 8 and 13, 17-18a

    • Psalm 112:1bc-2, 3-4, 5-7a, 7b-8, 9

    • Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5

    • Psalm 145:8-9, 10 and 15:17-18

    • Psalm 148:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-13a, 13c-14a

  • Second Reading

    • Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39

    • Romans 12:1-2, 9-18 (Romans 12:1-2, 9-13)

    • Romans 15:1b-3a, 5-7, 13

    • 1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a, 17-20

    • 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:8a

    • Ephesians 5:2a, 21-33 (Ephesians 5:2a, 25-32)

    • Philippians 4:49

    • Colossians 3:12-17

    • Hebrews 13:1-4a, 5-6b

    • 1 Peter 3:1-9

    • 1 John 3:18-24

    • 1 John 4:7-12

    • Revelation 19:1, 5-9a

  • Gospel Acclamation

  • Gospel

    • Matthew 5:1-12a

    • Matthew 5:13-16

    • Matthew 7:21, 24-29 (Matthew 7:21, 24-25)

    • Matthew 19:3-6

    • Matthew 22:35-40

    • Mark 10:6-9

    • John 2:1-11

    • John 15:9-12

    • John 15:12-16

    • John 17:20-26 (John 17:20-23)

  • Homily

Rite of Marriage

  • Exchange of Vows

  • Blessing and Exchange of Rings

  • Optional: Arras & Lasso (For traditional Spanish Weddings)

  • Prayers of the Faithful

  • Nuptial Blessing

  • The Lord’s Prayer

  • Optional: Presentation to Mary

    • Ave Maria (Saint-Saëns)

    • Ave Maria (Schubert)

    • Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)

Concluding Rite

  • Final Blessing

Recessional

  • Ode to Joy (Beethoven)

  • Allegro Maestoso (Handel)

  • Rondeau (Mouret)

  • Psalm 19 (Marcello)

  • Rigaudon (Campra)