Can a Catholic get married on the beach?

What is the Church’s stance on having a wedding on a beach?

The sacrament of matrimony ordinarily is administered in a church with the priest or deacon and the assembled congregation acting as witnesses. It is particularly fitting for Catholic weddings to be held in a church since the Church encourages Catholic couples to have a nuptial Mass in honor of their wedding. Two Catholics getting married would be unlikely to find a bishop willing to give the necessary permission for a Catholic wedding to be held on the beach.

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