Congratulations on your engagement!

Are you thinking about getting married in the Catholic Church and wondering what to do to get started?


Marriage Preparation at St. Pius X Church

First, schedule to meet with one of our priests and talk to him about what you need to do to make your marriage a reality. At your first meeting your priest or deacon should review the marriage preparation process and requirements at St. Pius X Church, which are provided below:

St. Pius X Marriage Preparation Packet

Sample Program


Diocese of Peoria Requirements

Please notify the rectory, ideally, eight months before setting your marriage date to allow time to complete the Diocesan required Marriage preparation programs. Please review Diocesan marriage requirements, provided below:

Diocese of Peoria Marriage Preparation Requirements

"Husband and wife, through that mutual gift of themselves, which is specific and exclusive to them alone, develop that union of two persons in which they perfect one another, cooperating with God in the generation and rearing of new lives." 

~ Pope Paul VI