Civil Marriage: Blessed Marriage


My husband is a lapsed Catholic. I am converting. Assuming that all other obstacles are overcome (annulment for me, etc.) What is required for a marriage to be blessed and is that a prerequisite to taking communion?

Thanks for you kind consideration of this question.


Given your circumstances, if an annulment is granted, then you both will need to renew your consent to marriage in what canon law calls a “convalidation,” also referred to as “having a marriage blessed in the Church.”

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