God disposed man and woman for each other so that they might be "no longer two but one". - Mt 19:6

In this way they are to live in love, be fruitful, and thus become a sign of God himself, who is nothing but overflowing love - CCC 1601-1605


SMV Marriage Requirements

  • 9 months prior notice to Pastor - Appointment required
  • At least one person must be a registered, practicing member of St. Mary's Visitation 
  • Pre-nuptiual Application to get married must be filled out.
  • Usually three marriage prep counseling sessions with the Pastor
  • Diocesan Retreat (strongly recommended)


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