The most important part of any Catholic wedding ceremony is going to be the exchange of the vows. Forming the covenant of the couple’s marriage, the vows give consent to the man and woman entering into this holy union. Here is a look at some great Catholic wedding vows examples that will inspire you.
I, ______, take you, ______, to be my wife/husband. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.
I, ______, take you, ______, for my lawful wife/husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part.
______ and ______, have you come here freely and without reservation to give yourselves to each other in marriage?
Will you honor each other as man and wife for the rest of your lives?
Will you accept children lovingly from God, and bring them up according to the law of Christ and his Church?
______, do you take ______ to be your wife? Do you promise to be true to her in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, to love her and honor her all the days of your life?
______, do you take ______ to be your husband? Do you promise to be true to him in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, to love him and honor him all the days of your life?
I, ______ take you, ______ to be the [wife/husband] of my days,
to be the parent of my children, to be the companion of my house.
We will keep together what measure of trouble and sorrow our lives may lay upon us, and we will share together our store of goodness and plenty and love.
______ , wilt thou take ______ , here present, for thy lawful wife, according to the rite of our holy Mother the Church?
______ , wilt thou take ______ , here present, for thy lawful husband, according to the rite of our holy Mother the Church?
Here is one example of a beautiful Catholic wedding ceremony surrounded by fountains and gardens. Starting with the entrance of the family at the beginning of the ceremony, it ends with the exit of the bride and groom.