Saint Dominic's Catholic Church, Torrance

Marriage


Couples request marriage after they become sure they love each another and have a desire to begin a family of their own.
Marriage is one of The Seven Sacraments and through the free exchange of vows spouses create an unbreakable bond with each other for the rest of their lives.
Normally to marry in St. Dominic's at least one of the parties should live within the parish. We ask for at least 6 months notice of your intention to marry so that we can make the necessary arrangement and spiritual preparation and ensure you can have the date of your choice.
Please speak to one of the priests to arrange an appointment.
Jesus performed his first miracle at a wedding.
The Wedding Feast at Canna.
John 2:1, On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Now both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. And when they ran out of wine, the mother of Jesus said to Him, "They have no wine." Jesus said to her, "Woman, what does your concern have to do with Me? My hour has not yet come." His mother said to the servants, "Whatever He says to you, do it." Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of purification of the Jews, containing twenty or thirty gallons apiece. Jesus said to them, "Fill the waterpots with water." And they filled them up to the brim. And He said to them, "Draw some out now, and take it to the master of the feast." And they took it. When the master of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and did not know where it came from (but the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom. And he said to him, "Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!"
This beginning of signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory; and His disciples believed in Him.

The Art of Marriage

A good marriage must be created.
In the marriage, the little things are the big things.
It is never being too old to hold bands.
It Is remembering to say '1 love You' at least once a day.
It is never going to sleep angry.
It is having a mutual sense of values and common objectives.
It is standing together and facing the world.
It is forming a circle of love that gathers in the whole family,
It is speaking words of appreciation and demonstrating gratitude in thoughtful ways.
It is having the capacity to forgive and forget.
It is a common search for the good and the beautiful.
It is not only marrying the right person, it is being the right partner.


For more information on the Sacrament of Marriage click here.


 
God BlessYou!