November 2014

The Sand Ceremony Alternative

First it was the unity candle, then the sand ceremony.  What is a sand ceremony?  you may ask. Well, according to the website, “How Stuff Works”, (see citation below), it is: “At its simplest, a sand ceremony involves a symbolic blending of two different-colored sands into a single vessel. The meaning is clear: The blending of two different beings, the bride and the groom, into a single, inseparable unit that

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Roman Catholic Wedding Ceremony

Our family is Roman Catholic.  It is not easy to be married “in the church.”  There is more work involved than a protestant ceremony.  I can speak from experience, as my husband and I were married first in the Presbyterian Church, (my church growing up), then we had a second wedding in the Catholic Church after I converted to Roman Catholicism. I think if religion is important to both the

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