The Sacrament of Matrimony / Getting Started September 2023


1 Visit Saturday Morning surgery  at St Joseph’s Church 10:00h – 11:30h where a warm welcome awaits you from Fr John and stewards.

 2 Make sure you are registered with the Parish, if new to parish, bring along a copy of your Baptism certificate to commence registration.

3 Give Six months’ notice of pending Marriage when marriage is scheduled to take place within parish

4 If marrying abroad or outside the parish 12-month notice  must be given.

5 Preparation for Sacramental marriage involves face to face meeting with Fr John and also on-line preparation

6 Advise Fr John of Visit to Surgery by emailing him on