Tag: Wedding

Nigerian diocesan spokesman: Bridal party beheaded en route to wedding

Nigerian diocesan spokesman: Bridal party beheaded en route to wedding

| Peter Ajayi Dada | December 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father Francis Arinse, communications director of the Catholic Diocese of Maiduguri, confirmed that a bride-to-be, Martha Bulus, and her bridal party were beheaded Dec. 26 at Gwoza, in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state.

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Husband, wife recall Bishop Sirba’s ministry

Husband, wife recall Bishop Sirba’s ministry

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Matthew Kuettel was 12 when then-Father Paul Sirba was appointed pastor of his childhood parish, Maternity of the Blessed Virgin in St. Paul.

It was summer 2000, and Kuettel became an altar server. Over the next six years, Father Sirba had “a remarkable impact” on Kuettel’s life, which led to Kuettel enrolling at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul to take a serious look at the priesthood.

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Three generations of Catholic women marry in same church with same dress

Three generations of Catholic women marry in same church with same dress

| Christine Bordelon | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Southerners hold their traditions close to their hearts.

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Couple chooses to wed during Sunday liturgy at Transfiguration parish

Couple chooses to wed during Sunday liturgy at Transfiguration parish

| July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gretchen Berkebile was just days away from her scheduled wedding July 14 at Transfiguration in Oakdale, and her joy was evident as she talked about the details of a ceremony that was to take place during the parish’s regularly scheduled 5 p.m. Saturday Mass — an usual move, but one the Church allows.

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Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

| January 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony at 36,000 feet aboard his flight in Chile.

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Quebec bishop gets Vatican OK for nun to officiate at wedding

Quebec bishop gets Vatican OK for nun to officiate at wedding

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments

When no priests were available, the bishop of the Quebec Diocese of Rouyn-Noranda sought and received Vatican permission for a local nun to officiate at a recent wedding.

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Thirteen sons, no daughters, no reality TV shows

Thirteen sons, no daughters, no reality TV shows

| Christina Capecchi | December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The wedding that Tyler Schwandt and his fiancée are planning could’ve been broadcast on national TV. But he’s perfectly content with a quieter, more intimate wedding Mass.

The 23-year-old Catholic from Rockford, Michigan, has the distinction of being the firstborn of 13 boys, the family whose improbable boy streak went viral with the 12th pregnancy and generated another round of stories when a 13th son arrived in May.

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Spiritual, financial benefits won by simplifying wedding

Spiritual, financial benefits won by simplifying wedding

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | May 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

After their June 4 wedding ceremony at St. John’s Abbey in College­ville, Brooke Tuohy and her fiancé, Caleb Wenzel, won’t be taking a limousine to a lavish reception at a fancy hotel. A limo rental alone would eat up a significant portion of the couple’s wedding budget.

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