God created man and woman out of love and commanded them to imitate His love in their relations with each other. By their marriage, the couple witnesses Christ’s spousal love for the Church. Through this liturgical celebration of marriage, husband and wife enter into a covenant which is also a Sacrament.

If you would like more information about Holy Matrimony, contact the Parish Office at 6567 3866.

PROCEDURE FOR HOLY MATRIMONY

Confirm with the priest that he is free to preside at the wedding and that the church is available on the selected date.
The Archdiocese requires couples to attend the Marriage Preparation Course or the Catholic Engaged Encounter at least FOUR (4) months before the wedding.
Fix a date for an interview with the priest and bring along the following documents:
Couples will need to attend a Wedding Liturgy Preparation Session at least FOUR (4) months before the wedding.
As a Catholic, you are required to baptise and bring up your children in the Catholic faith.
For the wedding, Catholic couples normally celebrate their marriage within a Mass. In a mixed marriage between a Catholic and a non-Catholic, a Wedding Service without Mass is advised.

CHURCH EXPENSES

Please refer to the Wedding Booking Form for details of expenses.

FLOWERS

Our Church Sacristan Ladies are experienced in creating lovely floral arrangements for weddings. Please consult with Ms Teresa Pang through the Parish Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 6567 3866 well in advance of your wedding.

WEDDING BOOKLETS

To help you in preparing wedding booklets for your guests, you will find a good selection of prayers, scripture readings, the Marriage Rite, etc. in the book Together for Life by Fr Joseph Champlin which is available for sale at the Church Piety Shop.

REHEARSALS

You are welcome to use the church for a rehearsal before your wedding. Please contact the Parish Office at 6567 3866 to make a booking for an appropriate date and time.

OFFERING TO THE PRIEST

Traditionally, an offering is given to the minister for his services in preparing and presiding at the wedding.

MUSIC

If you have your own musicians, arrangements can be made for them to have a short practice on the church keyboard. Otherwise, you may wish to contact the choir coordinators who may be able to assist you. A donation of $200 is requested for the service of the choir.

Choir Wedding Representatives:
You may arrange for your own choir. Non-Church choirs may only make use of the keyboard. If you wish to have a Church choir sing, please contact one of the following at least FOUR (4) months in advance:
• Angela Ang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• Charles Chan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• Ethan Hsu (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• Arman Ardiente (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• Chris Pereira (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO RECORDING

Please note that in order to maintain respect for the sacred spaces, photographers may not enter the Sanctuary / Altar area. If you wish to continue photo taking in the church grounds after the wedding, please ensure that the bridal cars are cleared from the church entrance to facilitate the arrival of the next bridal party.

RECEPTION

If you wish to use St Clare Hall or the Canteen for your wedding reception, please make your booking at least 1 month in advance. Please refer to the Wedding Booking Form for details of donations. Terms and conditions apply.

CONTACT US

Email the Parish Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Call the Parish Office at 6567 3866 during office hours.

Office hours:
Mon-Fri9am – 5.30pm
Sat9am – 12.30pm
6.30pm – 7.30pm
Sun9am – 1.30pm