Marriage

Transparent_Wedding_Rings_ClipartWe are pleased you have chosen St. Mary’s for the Celebration of your Marriage Ceremony.  Please complete the form below to submit important information.  Specific dates are only discussed after meeting or talking with Fr. John.  Couples must attend a pre-Cana program and provide required Sacramental and other documentation.

If you would like to arrange for your wedding online, please complete the following information.  If you would like to schedule in person, please call the rectory at (607) 547-2213 during office hours.


 

 

FAQs:

How much is the Marriage Ceremony Registration?
There is a $485.00 non refundable registration fee.  Checks made payable to St. Mary’s Church.  This fee is due prior to scheduling the date.

Do the Bride  or Groom have to be  registered parishioners of St. Mary’s?
No.  We welcome anyone living near or visiting Cooperstown to celebrate their marriage at St. Mary’s.

Are there time restrictions for the Marriage Ceremony?
The latest time for SATURDAY Nuptial Ceremony at St. Mary’s Church is 2:00 PM

Can I supply my own Flowers?
Yes, Cooperstown and surrounding areas have several Florists that are familiar with St. Mary’s.  We do ask that Flowers ordered for the wedding ceremony remain at the church after the ceremony for the weekend liturgies.

When making your arrangements, please be aware that we do not permit the strewing of flower Petals on aisle.

Can we have an aisle runner?
No.  For safety reasons we do not permit aisle runners.

Are pets allowed in the Church?
No.  Due to health and safety reasons, we do not permit animals or pets to be incorporated into the Marriage Ceremony.

Are there additional costs?
There is an additional fee of $175.00 for the rental of pew candle holders
The registration fee for use of the Church does not include an offering for the officiating Priest or deacon.