"They are no longer two, but one flesh...what God has joined together, no human being must separate" (Mark 10:8-9).



Introduction: Marriage is part of God's plan. It is part of the order of creation itself. The covenant of marriage is ordered toward the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring. The covenant between a husband and a wife is raised by Christ to the dignity of a sacrament. For a deeper understanding of this sacrament, please see the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC #601-1666).

The sacrament of marriage is for committed Catholic Christians. It is best if both the bride and groom are baptized, confirmed, practicing Catholics who are members of one of our Kaukauna parishes.  At least one person in the couple must be Catholic.

Preparation for marriage includes living our faith in Jesus Christ. Since a sacrament is an oath of faith, our preparation must include growing in our Christian faith and coming to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through prayer, sacraments and weekly Mass attendance.

It is our goal at Kaukauna Catholic Parishes to help make your wedding day a very special time. We want you to have a beautiful wedding day, but we also want to ensure that you are prepared for a marriage that lasts a lifetime.

Contact Deacon Steve Vande Hey at Kaukauna Catholic Parishes Office at (920) 766-1445, ext. 103, or email a minimum of six months prior to your wedding date to discuss church availability and other key details about your Catholic wedding and marriage in the Lord. We encourage earlier if possible because dates do fill up quickly, especially in the fall and spring.