Civil Marriage: Blessed Marriage


#1

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.


#2

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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