The list of approved wedding readings are below. It can be helpful to choose these before choosing the music. One Old Testament Reading, one New Testament Reading, and one Gospel Reading are needed for the celebration of Matrimony. To view the reading, simply click on it to open the link. You may need to scroll to find the specific reading you are looking for.
Old Testament (First) Readings
"Male and female he created them."
"The two of them become one body."
"In his love for Rebekah, Isaac found
solace after the death of his mother."
"May the Lord of heaven prosper you
both. May he grant you mercy and peace."
"Allow us to live together to a happy old
"The woman who fears the Lord is to be
"Stern as death is love."
"Like the sun rising in the Lord's heavens,
the beauty of a virtuous wife is the
radiance of her home."
"I will make a new covenant with the
house of Israel and the house of Judah."
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward
will be great in heaven."
"You are the light of the world."
"A wise man built his house on rock."
"What God has united, man must not
"This is the greatest and the first
commandment. The second is like it."
"They are no longer two, but one flesh."
"Jesus did this as the beginning of his
signs in Cana in Galilee."
"Remain in my love."
"This is my commandment: love one
"That they may be brought to perfection
New Testament (Second) Readings
"What will separate us from the love of
"Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice,
holy and pleasing to God."
"Welcome one another as Christ
"Your body is a temple of the Spirit"
"If I do not have love, I gain nothing."
"This is a great mystery, but I speak in
reference to Christ and the Church."
"The God of peace will be with you."
"And over all these put on love, that is, the
bond of perfection."
"Let marriage be held in honor by all."
"Be of one mind, sympathetic, loving
toward one another."
"Love in deed and in truth"
"God is love."
"Blessed are those who have been called
to the wedding feast of the Lamb."