Marriage Information

Congratulations on your engagement! If you would like to be married here at St. Rose of Lima, please download this fillable form, complete it, save it as “Wedding Registration Form (insert your last names)”, then email it back to either or

Once received, you will be contacted with further instructions regarding scheduling an appointment to meet with a priest or deacon. No date for a wedding will be set by phone. Couples must make arrangements in person at least six months in advance. Arrangements can be made only after all consultations are complete. It is recommended that you set your date with the church before you contract with a caterer.

Our Ministry to Engaged Couples includes:

Marriage Preparation

  • Your initial interview with a priest or deacon
  • Participation in FOCCUS and Pre-Cana*
  • Preparing your wedding liturgy with a choice of appropriate music – Music package includes: Mr. John Buckel (Organist) and one of our Parish Cantors
  • Readings and Prayers and the arranging of your rehearsal

If you are getting married at St. Rose of Lima, the following are agreements and documents which you will need – some for informational purposes, others you will need to submit to the priest or deacon assisting you with your wedding preparations.


A copy of required agreements for the following:

Additional Documentation:

Universal Prayer/Prayer of the Faithful

Choose one and make it personal (be sure to review with your priest or deacon)

Music Guidelines and Selections

If you would like to add one or more Trumpters, we have a Brass Ensemble in residence – contact John Buckel to make arrangements at

New Address Form

So that we will be able to send your Marriage Certificate to the correct location, a New Address and follow-up form.

If you need assistance with downloading any of these documents; or have any questions, please feel free to contact the Rectory at 516.798.4992, and we will be happy to assist you!

* Please note: if you cannot attend our Pre Cana Program, you may take it elsewhere. Here are links for other options:

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