[SPOILER ALERT] Wedding Ceremony Outline

The Wedding Party

Officiant……………………………………………..…………..……Father Raymond Rafferty

Parents of the Bride……………………………………………………. Kent and Ruth Bauer
Parents of the Groom……………………………………………John and Patricia Thomas
Grandmother of the Bride……………………………………………………….Ruth Boerner
Grandfather of the Groom……………………………………………………..Willis Shannon

Maid of Honor……………………………..Jessica Plowright, Close Friend of the Bride
Bridesmaids………………………………..Catherine Bauer, Sister-in-Law of the Bride
……………………….………………………………………Janice DeRito, Cousin of the Bride
……………………………………………..Victoria Grippo, Long-time Friend of the Bride
………………………………………………Amy Keefe, “Sort of” Sister-in-Law of the Bride
………………………………………………………..Nicole Marx, College Friend of the Bride
……………………………………………………..Karin Thomas, Sister-in-Law of the Groom

Best Man…………………………………………………..Ian Thomas, Brother of the Groom
Groomsmen……………..………………………………..James Bauer, Brother of the Bride
……………………………………………………………….Kristian Bauer, Brother of the Bride
……………………………………….Michael Deichmiller, Childhood friend of the Groom
……………………………………………. Erik Kerkhoven, Childhood Friend of the Groom
…………………………………………….Evan Kerkhoven, Childhood Friend of the Groom
………………………………………………………Andrew Ong, College Friend of the Groom

Organist……………………………………………………………………………………………….Yuri
Vocalist……………………………………………………………………………………………….TBD

Entrance Rite
Processional –  “Trumpet Tune” by Purcell
Entrance of the Bride –  “Bridal Chorus” by Wagner
Opening Prayer (A-4) –  Father Raymond Rafferty

Liturgy of the Word
First Reading, Song of Songs 2:8-10, 14, 16a; 8:6-7a –  TBD (maybe my family)
Responsorial Psalm, “The Goodness of the Lord” Psalm 33:12 and 18, 20-21, 22
Second Reading, 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:8 – TBD (maybe Gavin’s family)
Gospel Acclamation, “Alleluia”  1 John 4:8b , 11 (E-2)
Gospel Reading, Matthew 7:21, 24-25 – Father Raymond Rafferty
Homily

Rite of Marriage
Introductory Address (G-1)
Exchange of Vows (H-2)
Blessing and Exchange of Rings (I-2)
Prayer of the Faithful (J-2) – TBD
Sign of Peace

Concluding Rite
The Lord’s Prayer
Final Blessing (O-2)
Recessional – “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn

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