Is a Methodist marriage, considered valid for a Catholic?


#1

I was raised Catholic and have recently returned to the Catholic faith. I am separated from my husband who was a Methodist. We were married by a Methodist minister and raised our children Methodist. Is that marriage valid in the tradition of the Catholic church?


#2

Hi,

No, your marriage is not considered valid by the Catholic Church. If you haven’t gone to Confession, you need to. Leaving the Catholic Church is a mortal sin as is denying the Catholic faith to you children. You are in our prayers. Welcome home!

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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