Nowadays, more and more people come to understand the meaning of family. The Orthodox Faith explains that the family – a spiritual unity of two people, support each other in their love for God. Indeed, in the Holy Scripture says: "And God blessed them, and God said to them: Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the earth and subdue it. " (Gen. 1628). It is therefore quite understandable that even couples who have lived together for many years, decide to marry. Entrenched in their desire to get married, you should ask permission from his spiritual father and his parents.
After receiving permission, it is best to purchase a bench in the church book, a detailed description of all preparations for the wedding and the Sacrament of the wedding. Of course, that would not be disappointed Suddenly there are reasons why you can not get married, you should ask your confessor – if there was anything that could prevent you from marrying. Here are some reasons due to which it is impossible mystery of the wedding: 1. Newlyweds do not reached marriageable age. 2. There is no mutual consent. 3. One or both of the newlyweds are not baptized.
4. If one professes another faith. 5. They should not consist of a close relative. 6. Must be mentally healthy. 7. If one still married. 8. If the age is one of more than 80 years. 9. If the first marriage is dissolved because of adultery and the second marriage was adultery. 10. Physical inability to cohabitation. After receiving consent from his parents and his confessor, the young should pass to preparation for the Sacrament of the wedding. The first thing you should do – is to ask whether you can get married in their chosen day. Then examine how and what should be done at the time the sacrament of betrothal and wedding. You should know that now immediately after the betrothal crown. Earlier time period could be for many years. What should I bring to the Church: 1. Certificate of registration. 2. Engagement rings (her husband passed – gold, while his wife – silver). 3. Do not forget to put an Orthodox crucifix. 4. Wedding candles. 5. White cloth or towel. 6. Icon of the Savior and the Blessed Virgin Mary. And of course, do not forget the ushers, who in the church hold the crowns over the heads of young, and after organizing festive feast. Newlyweds need to remember that the church constitution forbids to marry several pairs at once. Although there are violations, so be patient and wait, because you never give up in a separate sacrament wedding.