Step 7: Final Meeting with your Pastor

When: Six to eight weeks before the wedding.*

Why: Review the final details in order to have the most beautiful wedding and marriage possible!

What: This meeting will help you review your previous preparation, ensure your paperwork is complete, and finalize the liturgy for your wedding day. You are close to entering into this beautiful Sacrament!

Where: Your parish.

*Note: If you are getting married outside the Diocese of Phoenix, your completed marriage file needs to be submitted by the parish preparing you for marriage no later than ONE MONTH before your wedding date (two month minimum for weddings outside the United States). Be sure to talk to your parish contact ahead of time to make sure this deadline is met.