Can weddings be held during Lent?

Can a couple be married in the Catholic Church during the Lenten season? My fiancee’s sister claims that a friend of hers was told it wasn’t permissible. Thank you.

Yes, weddings can be held during Lent. However, given the penitential nature of the season, couples are usually counseled that Lenten weddings should be as simple as possible. Those desiring more elaborate weddings are usually advised to schedule them during the Easter season.

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