Congratulations on your commitment to each other and to your faith! May your life together be filled with God’s love, happiness and peace. At Saint Thomas couples planning to marry are expected to meet with the Priest or Deacon who will preside at the wedding liturgy. The period of preparation required is at least 6 months to one year, so that all arrangements can be worked out well before the wedding. Either the bride, groom or our summer residence must be a registered member of the parish. Anyone interested should call the Parish Office (609-266-2123, ext. 3).
As a couple planning to marry at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, we offer guidelines and suggestions to assist you as you finalize the arrangements for your wedding. If you have any questions, the Priest/Deacon working with you will be happy to help you.
- Set Wedding Date, Time and Officiating Priest
The date and time of your wedding should be worked out with the Parish Priest/Deacon before other wedding arrangements are made.
- For Saturday weddings, the earliest starting time is 11:30AM and the latest starting time is 1:00PM.
- Weddings may be celebrated on other days such as a Friday evening, however, there are no weddings on Sundays, or Holy Days.
Diocese of Camden Resources for Marriage Preparation:
Registration for Engaged Encounter: The registration fee of $395 for Engaged Encounter includes lodging, meals and program resources for the weekend for two people. To register,go to www.camdendiocese.org and search Engaged Encounter. Questions: Please contact the Office of Faith and Family Life Formation by phone at (856) 583-2903 or (856) 583-2904 or email at MarriagePrep@camdendiocese.org