Couples contemplating marriage should call the parish office 937-557-1711, x105 for an appointment before setting a date. Six (6) months of preparation are required. Parish music policies, which reflect archdiocesan guidelines, will be followed.
1601 "The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring; this covenant between baptized persons has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament."84
84 CIC, can. 1055 § 1; cf. GS 48 § 1.