Serving the Swannanoa Valley since 1936
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT AND YOUR DESIRE TO RECIEVE THE HOLY SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE!
We are honored that you have chosen St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church to begin your marriage.
Marriage is a vocation to holiness. From their first days as husband and wife through their golden years, married couples have the awesome task of witnessing to God’s faithful love to each other, their children, and society.
Couples wishing to married in the Catholic Church are invited to contact the office for information at least six months in advance of the intended wedding date.
Marriages are normally performed on Saturdays at Noon or 2:30 p.m. For the Convalidation of a civil marriage, please contact the church office at (828) 686-8833.
If you have any questions, or if we can be of help to you during this process in any way please don’t hesitate to reach out by calling our Parish office at (828)686-8833.
A GUIDE FOR COUPLES' GETTING MARRIED IN THE DIOCESE OF CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.
You're Engaged! What a joyous and exciting time.
Because Christian marriage is a Holy Sacrament, the Catholic Church wants couples to be well-prepared. Dioceses and parishes offer marriage preparation to help couples develop a better understanding of the sacrament; to evaluate and deepen their readiness to live married life, and to gain insights into themselves as individuals and as a couple.
Now that you’ve taken a definitive step toward the Sacrament of Marriage, it’s important to delve into topics that will impact your lives together. This happens mainly in formal marriage preparation, and meetings with your priest.
The Marriage Preparation link below will guide you on the requirements for being married in the Catholic Church. If you have any questions, call our office at (828)686. 8833.