Marriage

Marriage at Corpus Christi Parish ChurchesWeddings are celebrated at Corpus Christi Parish, South Tuggeranong
at either of two locations:
Holy Family Church, Gowrie or Sacred Heart Church, Calwell.
Times for weddings at both churches are set at 1pm and 3pm.
Holy Family Church holds approximately 550 people and
Sacred Heart Church holds approximately 120.
The Sacrament of Marriage is not celebrated on Sundays or during Holy Week.
To book a wedding in our parish, please contact the Parish Office to ensure the day and time you are requesting is available.
We will take your details and ask if your service will be Nuptial Mass or a Prayer Service (which does not include the Liturgy of the Eucharist).
 We will make a temporary booking for you and email your details to the Priest.
Once they have confirmed with us that they can celebrate your wedding, they will contact you directly.

Your booking will be confirmed once the Priest has contacted us and agreed to celebrate your wedding.

If you are having a priest who is not from our Parish, please ask them to contact the Parish Office so we can arrange
for them to have access to the church and provide them with any assistance with setting up.
Your celebrant will speak to you about Marriage Preparation and the Government and Church paperwork which will be need to be completed.
They will also discuss your liturgy and booklet, a rehearsal and assist with any other enquiries you may have.
Your Celebrant will also need to sight your (original) Birth and Baptism Certificates.
You will need to contact the parish where you were Baptised within six months of the wedding
and they will issue an extract from their Baptism register.
The donation for Holy Family Church is $500 and Sacred Heart Church is $400.
   This can be paid electronically through our website
using
Administration icon and accessing online payments and donations.
Please use “Wedding – your surnames and date of wedding” as a reference.
You may then like to email us 
with notification of your payment.
The donation for the Priest is $300 which is payable to them on the day.
Further information regarding marriage preparation etc., is available on the Archdiocesan web page.