Engaged couples planning a Catholic marriage should first contact the pastor at least six months in advance of the desired date to begin the process and make the necessary arrangements. It is recommended that couples do this PRIOR to contacting reception halls and other vendors.
For more information about Marriage Preparation, Engaged Encounter and Natural Family Planning in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, please contact the Office of Family Life at 504 861 6243 or visit fla.arch-no.org.
For Your Marriage – Web site with information on Catholic marriage.
Steps to the Altar– Information on Civil and Church Requirments