Your wedding ceremony at Precious Blood Catholic Church is a Christian
wedding. As such it is primarily a public and Christ-centered act of worship in which you express your relationship
to Christ, to the Christian community and to one another. You will want to make this ceremony as beautiful and meaningful
Before making other arrangements, contact the
rectory at least six months prior to your wedding date. The rectory number is 540-825-8945.
Weddings are scheduled on Saturdays (no Sunday celebrations) at 12 PM or 2 PM.
Please click the link below to read additional guidelines for weddings at Precious
Wedding Guidelines for Precious Blood Catholic Church
Everything you need to
know about planning a Catholic Wedding: Catholic Wedding Help
FOR THE ENGAGED (CFE)
The diocese of Arlington is now offering
on-line registration for Conference for the Engaged. Couples can register by going to http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/familylife/marriage.aspx. There are many different options to choose.
you or any couples preparing for marriage have questions, please contact the Office for Family Life at 703-841-2550.
A wedding coordinator is required to
assist you in all our preparations and to ensure the smooth flow of your rehearsal and wedding ceremony.Our wedding coordinators
Mrs. Kim Shrader (703-725-0444) email@example.com
Mrs. Peggy Young (703-217-9049) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Sandy Hall (540-547-2969) email@example.com (SUBSTITUTE)
Mrs. Laura Power (703-409-0353) firstname.lastname@example.org (SUBSTITUTE)
The usual and customary fee for wedding
coordinators is $100.00.
Your wedding ceremony is an official liturgical celebration; music selections need to be religious in nature.
Favorite secular songs of the bride and/or groom make wonderful additions to the
Please contact our Director of Music Mrs. Hannah
Masson (540-825-9650) or email@example.com for assistance in
selecting instrumental and vocal music for your ceremony at least 3 months prior to your wedding.
The usual and customary fee for the organist is $150. The fee is $200 for weddings that are less than 3 months away
A cantor or soloist is needed for either a wedding
Mass or wedding service outside of Mass to lead the responsorial and the gospel acclamation and to offer or lead any hymns
or meditations before and during the ceremony. The usual and customary fee for a soloist is $100.
Our usual soloists are:
Amelia Elias (540-829-6224) firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosemary Kresslein (703-472-3102) email@example.com
Monica Neighbors (540-547-4678) firstname.lastname@example.org
Catherine ter Weele (540-272-4828) email@example.com
David Watson (540) 829-0197 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bobby Terry (540-547-3323)
If you wish to have a guest soloist, organist, a regular Sunday cantor not listed below or other instrumentation,
please inquire or arrange through Hannah.