What do officiants say at weddings?
Officiant: And now by the power vested in me by _______________, it is my honor and delight to declare you married. Go forth and live each day to the fullest. You may seal this declaration with a kiss. I am so pleased to present the newlyweds, NAMES.
What do you say to marry a couple?
- Best wishes!
- We’re/I’m so happy for you!
- Wishing you lots of love and happiness.
- Wishing you a long and happy marriage.
- Wishing you the best today and always.
- So happy to celebrate this day with you both!
- Best wishes for a fun-filled future together.
- Wishing you fulfillment of every dream!
What must be said in a wedding ceremony?
Traditional Ceremony Script Welcome, loved ones. We are gathered here today to join [Name] and [Name] in holy matrimony. [Name], I promise to cherish you always, to honor and sustain you, in sickness and in health, in poverty and in wealth, and to be true to you in all things until death alone shall part us.
Why do they say you may kiss the bride?
The Origin of the First Kiss Back then, it was customary for the priest to give a holy “kiss of peace” to the groom, who would then pass the kiss on the bride. This was done to bless the marriage inside of the church, giving way to the common phrase heard today at most ceremonies: “You may now kiss the bride.”
Do you join this man and this woman in Holy Matrimony?
(MINISTER) Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today in the sight of God to join this man, and this woman in holy matrimony. Not to be entered into lightly, holy matrimony should be entered into solemnly and with reverence and honor. Into this holy agreement these two persons come together to be joined.
What does notary say in the Holy Matrimony ceremony?
Notary asks the woman, “(her name), do you take this man to be your husband, to live together in (holy) matrimony, to love him, to honor him, to comfort him, and to keep him in sickness and in health, forsaking all others, for as long as you both shall live?” Woman answers, “I do.” Notary states, “Repeat after me.”
Why are marriage vows important in Holy Matrimony?
If any person here can show cause why these two people should not be joined in holy matrimony, speak now or forever hold your peace. Marriage is a sacred union between husband and wife and shall remain unbroken. It is the basis of a stable and loving relationship and is a joining of two hearts, bodies and souls.
What’s the exchange of vows between a groom and a bride?
Exchange of VowsMINISTER TO GROOM:Do you GROOM’S NAME take BRIDE’S NAME to be your wife – to live together after God’s ordinance – in the holy estate of matrimony?