Thank you for considering SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral as a possible location for your wedding ceremony.  Our wish for you is that the cathedral will provide the simple elegance of environment and the sacred atmosphere to make the beginning of your marriage – the wedding liturgy – a profound memory, and the start of a long, joyful, and spiritual journey together.

 

Commonly Asked Questions

Q: Must we be members of the SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral Parish to get married at the cathedral?

A: No, you need not be parishioners to hold your wedding at the cathedral. Either the bride or groom, or both, must be Roman Catholic.

Q: Will the archbishop or the cathedral rector serve as the officiant at our wedding?

A: Not necessarily. Couples desiring to get married at the cathedral must provide their own officiant for the wedding liturgy. The cathedral staff can assist you with this process.

Q: What sort of marriage preparation program is required by the cathedral?

A: Your wedding officiant is responsible for completing a marriage preparation program with you.

Q: What is the seating capacity for weddings at the cathedral?

A: The main cathedral church has a seating capacity of 725, while the Blessed Sacrament Chapel has a seating capacity of 75.

Q: What is the fee for weddings at the cathedral?

A: Wedding fees are $1800 for the use of the main cathedral church, or $1300 for the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. This fee includes the services of the cathedral music director, who will assist you with planning and executing the music for your wedding liturgy.

Q: What can I do if I have further questions, or am interested in scheduling my wedding at SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral?

A: Download the wedding packet for further information. If you have additional questions or would like to check on the availability of a potential wedding date, please contact the parish office. Once the date is set, please complete the "Wedding Request" form (found in the Wedding Packet below) and return it along with the appropriate fee (see below) to our parish office by either mail or in person.

Q: What resources are available to assist me with planning my wedding liturgy?

A: The cathedral music director will meet with you to assist in planning your wedding liturgy. For additional information about Catholic weddings, you are invited to visit http://www.foryourmarriage.org. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) makes this site available. Click on "About Catholic Marriage" then select "Wedding Ceremony."

Ready to have your wedding at SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral or Chapel?

Download and fill out this request form. When the forms are complete, contact Diana Hay to set up an appointment.

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