The Marriage Celebration of Lauren Kristine Thomas

The Marriage Celebration of
Lauren Kristine Thomas
Matthew Vincent Serra
The Third of October, 2020
At Eleven O`clock
Saint Bernadette
Drexel Hill, PA
Introductory Rites
• Entrance Rite – “Jesu Joy of Man`s Desiring”
– Greeting
– Penitential Act
– Gloria
• Opening Prayer – “Father, when you created
mankind you willed that man and wife should
be one ..”
Liturgy of the Word
• First Reading – “Stern as death is love” (Song of Songs 2:8-10,14,16,8:6-7)
“Hark! My lover here he comes springing across the mountains ..”
• Responsorial Psalm – “Happy are those who fear the Lord” (Psalm 128:12,3,4-5)
• Second Reading – “If I do not have love, I gain nothing” (1 Corinthians
12:31-13:8) “Brothers and sisters: strive eagerly for the greatest spritual
– Gospel Acclamation
• Gospel – “You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:13-16) “Jesus said to
his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth” ..”
– Homily
Rite of Marriage
– Address and Statement of Intentions
– Consent and Exchange of Vows
– Blessing and Exchange of Rings
– Profession of Faith
» The Creed
– Prayer of the Faithful
» We Pray To The Lord
Liturgy of the Eucharist
• Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts
» “Table of Plenty”
» “Lord accept our offering for this newly married couple ..”
– Eucharistic Prayer
– Sanctus (“Holy, Holy”)
– Memorial Acclamation
– Great Amen
Communion Rite
– The Lords Prayer
» The Our Father
• Nuptial Blessing – “My dear friends, let us turn
to the Lord and pray that he will bless with his
grace ..”
– Sign of Peace
– Lamb of God
– Communion
Concluding Rite
• Blessing - “May God, the almighty Father give
you his joy and bless ..”
– Dismissal
• Recessional – “Ode to Joy”
Wedding Party
Parents of the Groom – Mr. &
Mrs. Helen and Michael Serra
Parents of Bride – Mr. & Mrs.
Kristine and Gregory Thomas
• Best Man - Michael Serra
• Groomsmen – Andrew
Serra, Austin Serra, Austin
Fox, Mike Huf, Pat Flynn,
Steve Peterman, Joe
Cristello, Greg Thomas,
Sammy Christie
• Ring Barer – Robert Mattai
• Maid of Honor – Kara Simon
• Bridesmaids – MaryKate
Sullivan, Morgan Serra, Julia
Sweeney, Joanna Saunders,
Jackie McGrath, Caitlin
Flanagan, Kim Conboy,
Kathy Flanagan, Sam Rorke
• Flower Girl – Kaylee Simcox
Brides Flowers =
Wedding Cake = $650
Bouquet = $50