Liturgies for Weddings is not just for the use of celebrants, though it will be a great help to them. It is also offered to the bride and groom.
Its main purpose is to help them plan their wedding ceremony. But it might do more. Alongside the liturgies themselves, it includes a number of pieces intended to stimulate thought and reflection. The hope is that couples might hold on to Liturgies for Weddings and might, from time to time, find in it insight and inspiration.
About the Author
Flor McCarthy SBD is a Salesian priest who has worked as a catechist, and whose writings are based on many years' experience in parishes and in preaching ministry in Ireland and in the United States. His other books include New Sunday and Holy Day Liturgies (3 volumes), and The Gospel of the Heart.
The Gospels, Bishop Martin Drennan believes, introduce us to features of the face of God, each in its own ingenious way. They draw us to engage with this living God and allow ourselves to be transformed by him. His word...
Since it first appeared, Flor McCarthy has listened closely to the comments and advice of priests who used this book. As a result, this new revision of New Sunday & Holy Day Liturgies contains a lot of new material, including...