Congratulations on your decision to get married. As a parish we wish to support you as you plan your wedding. Please contact the parish office 02868641889 on Mon 6.30pm – 9.30pm, Wed 1.30pm – 9.30pm Thurs 6.30pm – 9.30pm or email email@example.com to book your wedding. You are welcome to book which ever church you prefer (subject to availability).
The following requirements are necessary in order to get married in the Catholic
Church / Parish Requirements
You should give at least 12 months’ notice to the parish and make an appointment to meet with the celebrant of your marriage. (Please note it is necessary to arrange your own priest to celebrate the wedding.)
To allow for other parish commitments it is preferable to have your wedding
ceremony at 1pm.
A pre-marriage workshop must also be booked – the local Accord centre is in Enniskillen. Tel: 02866325696 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (check accordni.com or accord.ie for other centres).
You will both need to complete a Pre- Nuptial Enquiry Form in the parish where you reside. Baptismal and Confirmation Certificates, (issued no more than six months prior to the wedding) are required.
Letters of Freedom may also be required if you have lived elsewhere for six months or
All paperwork should be completed within six months of your wedding and forwarded to 15 Knockmore Road, Drumary, Derrygonnelly Co. Fermanagh BT93 6GA at least three months before the marriage.
Practical considerations, such as wedding booklet, Church music, flowers, etc. should be discussed when you meet with your priest. (If you are having a booklet for the ceremony, please forward a completed draft to the celebrant at least six weeks prior to the wedding.)
If you are not a parishioner a non-refundable fee of £400.00 is required on booking the church for your marriage, this is in addition to what you may wish to give the celebrant.
Please Note: Your wedding booking is only confirmed on receipt of completed booking form and fee (if applicable).
You must make an appointment to meet with the civil registrar at Town Hall
Enniskillen, to give notice of your intention to marry. This should take place at least three
months before the wedding, but can happen up to twelve months beforehand. Tel: 028 66325050. Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm.The marriage Application Form, which you must complete and return to the townhall has to be signed by the priest who officiates at your wedding. If the celebrant is Fr Cathal Deery, please enter his address as follows: 15 Knockmore Road, Drumary, derrygonnelly, co Fermanagh. BT93 6GA
A marriage schedule will be issued by the registrar- It will only be issued within fourteen days prior to the wedding, and can only be given to either of you as it has to be signed for. Please give the marriage schedule to the priest at the wedding rehearsal.
At the end of the wedding ceremony the schedule is signed by the celebrant, the bride and groom and your two witnesses (the bridesmaid and best man do not necessarily have to be your witnesses).
The marriage schedule should be returned to the registrar within three working days of the wedding.