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Marriage Preparation Checklist

Bride and Groom Kissing
  • Book wedding date at least six months in advance with Campus Ministry at 718-817-4336 and schedule a wedding reservation meeting with Fr. Mark C. Zittle, O.Carm by contacting the weddings administration team at weddings@fordham.edu.
  • The cost of reserving the University Church for a wedding will be $1,200. Mail in $200 deposit and completed reservation form to confirm date.
  • 6 Months Prior to Wedding
    • Confirm Officiant and notify our wedding interns at weddings@fordham.edu
    • Begin to collect and submit required documents
  • 4 Months Prior to Wedding
  • 2 Months Prior to Wedding
    • Mail in Sacramental documents (Baptismal, Communion, Confirmation), Permission to Marry Form, and completed Pre-Nuptial Interview (PNI)
    • Submit Final payment ($1,000) and Late Fee Check ($150)
  • Mail in all musician payments one month in advance
  • Attend rehearsal and wedding at the scheduled time