Wedding & Funeral Guides

We offer a small range of products shown below that are applicable for use at Wedding Ceremonies and Funeral Services.  As these are specific services, they call for specific guidelines and we can offer some insight into this from the items shown below.

If you have something specific in mind and it is not shown, as ever, please do contact us as we may be abl eto help you.

The Order of Celebrating Matrimony

By: ICEL; Catholic Bishops' Conference of England & Wales.

Format: Hardback
Dimensions: 162mm by 230mm

Number of Pages: 152

Beautifully produced in a portable format in gold blocked white leather with gilt edges, three ribbons and a durable slipcase.

The new Order of Celebrating Matrimony is not a re-translation but a new Rite which was mandatory in England & Wales from Easter 2016.

An expanded introduction gives a deeper exposition of the Church’s theology of Marriage and a useful basis for homilies at weddings.

The new Rite contains full texts for:
• Marriage within Mass
• Marriage without Mass
• Order for celebrating Matrimony between a Catholic and Catechumen or non-baptised person.

A full listing of the expanded lectionary choices for marriage is included and readings which speak explicitly of Marriage (one of which must now be used) are indicated.

Examples are given of Universal prayers that can be used in the wedding service and an expanded selection of Blessings

New rituals are included in the appendices including:
• Blessing of an engaged couple
• Blessing of a couple on an anniversary including sample formulas for a renewal of commitment and blessing of new or existing rings.
• Order of convalidation.

Find out more and see frequently asked questions about this new rite here.

(Texts of civil declaration and consent are valid for England and Wales only - not Scotland)  -  see above for Scottish edition.

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Divine Worship - Occasional Services

Holy Matrimony and the Order of Funerals by Ordinariates - Established by Anglicanorum Coetibus

Leather bound, smyth sewn, gilt edges and 2x 6mm ribbons


Dimensions: 24cm by 17cm
Number of Pages: 160

For use by: Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham (United Kingdom), Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter (USA), Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross (Australia).

The Order for the celebration of Holy Baptism and confirmation for adults and older children, the rite of infant baptism, Holy Matrimony and the Order of Funerals, approved by the Congregation for Divine Worship for the Ordinariates established under the apostolic constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus.

This beautifully bound ritual edition is produced in bonded leather with gilt edges with two ribbons.

The text also includes readings in the RSV 2nd Catholic Edition for use at weddings and funerals.

• The first Liturgical book authorised for the Ordinariates using adapted texts from the Book of Common Prayer.
• Contains readings for the occasions in RSV version of the Bible.

The Order of Celebrating Matrimony (Scotland)

The Order of Celebrating Matrimony (Scotland).

By: ICEL, Bishops' Conference of Scotland
Format: Hardback
Dimensions: 162 mm by 230 mm
ISBN : 9781784691431
Number of Pages: 153

This new ritual book contains the mandatory text for the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, based on the second typical edition, for exclusive use in Scotland.

An expanded introduction gives a deeper exposition of the Church’s theology of Marriage and a useful basis for homilies at weddings.

The new ritual book contains full texts for:
• Matrimony within Mass
• Matrimony without Mass
• Order for celebrating Matrimony between a Catholic and Catechumen or non-baptised person.
A full listing of the expanded lectionary choices for matrimony is included and readings which speak explicitly of Matrimony (one of which must now be used) are indicated.
Examples are given of Universal prayers that can be used in the wedding service and an expanded selection of Blessings

Additional new rituals are given in the appendices including:
• Blessing of an engaged couple
• Blessing of a couple on an anniversary including sample formulas for a renewal of commitment and blessing of new or existing rings.
• Order of convalidation.

Beautifully produced in a portable format in gold blocked red leather with gilt edges, with three ribbons.

(Texts of civil declaration and consent are valid for Scotland only.)

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The Complete Order of Celebrating Matrimony

With Nuptial Mass and Readings . The Complete Order of Celebrating Matrimony has been revised in accordance with the new Order of Celebrating Matrimony (mandatory for use in England and Wales from Easter 2016).

 

It includes all of the new options for the Rite of Matrimony – with and without Mass – including a wider range of: 

  • collects

  • vows

  • consents

  • blessings

  • readings

 


All texts are fully compliant with civil law in England and Wales.

The full set of lectionary options are reproduced, including new readings that have been until now unavailable in the Lectionary. Compulsory choices are also marked.

The proper of the Mass is included in the 2010 translation with music.

Format A5 Paperback

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The Complete Order of Celebrating Matrimony within Mass (Scotland)

 The Complete Order of Celebrating Matirmony has been revised in accordance with the new Order of Celebrating Matrimony (mandatory for use in Scotland). It includes all of the new options for the Rite of Matrimony within Mass including a wider range of:
 

  • collects

  • vows

  • consents

  • blessings

  • readings

 

All texts are fully compliant with civil law in Scotland.

The full set of lectionary options are reproduced, including new readings that have been until now unavailable in the Lectionary. Compulsory choices are also marked.

The proper of the Mass is included in the 2010 translation with music.

Format A5 Paperback

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Complete Rite of Marriage, with Nuptial Mass


The essential booklet for use at weddings, containing all the texts needed.  Only suitable for use in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Includes the full rite of marriage plus readings and gospels, attractively laid out in two colours. Includes the new English translation of the Mass (2011). An ideal resource for all parishes.

HC4375 - The Order of Christian Funerals

(Full edition)


The Order of Christian Funerals makes provision for the minister, in consultation with the family, to choose those rites and texts that are most suitable to the situation:

Those that most closely apply to the needs of the mourners, the circumstances of the death, and the customs of the local Christian community. The minister and family may be assisted in the choice of a rite or rites by the reflections preceding each rite or group of rites.

An essential book for all Ministers.

437 Pages, hardback format

4346  - The Order of Christian Funerals (Compact)


The Order of Christian Funerals makes provision for the minister, in consultation with the family, to choose those rites and texts that are most suitable to the situation.

256 Pages, hardback format

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Funeral Mass Card


Primary prayers and responses in accordance with the revised Roman Missal translation.  Folded size: 120(w) x 210(h)mm.  Open size: 480(w) x 210(h)mm.  Printed in 2 colours on both sides of one sheet and folded to make 8 pages.  Gloss laminated. Heavyweight 300gsm card

An ideal tool for every church.