Weddings

Cross in the Woods Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement!

Here is some of the basic wedding information you will need to know for your special day:

  • At least one of the persons marrying must be Catholic
  • Wedding time is limited to 1:00 PM on Saturday
  • During the summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day), weddings may be outdoors
  • A wedding date is secured by signing our contract and paying the cost of $800 for an indoor wedding or $900 for an outdoor wedding
  • The required marriage preparation may be done in the diocese of residence
  • Non-parishioners are required to provide their own priest/deacon to officiate their ceremony
  • A Michigan marriage license is needed

Baptisms

Cross in the Woods Baptisms

Congratulations on the birth of your baby!

Here is some of the basic Baptism information you will need to know for your special day:

  • Baptisms are celebrated during a Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning Mass
  • A Baptism preparation class is required for first-time parents. The class may be taken in the church where you reside
  • At least one of the godparents must be Catholic
  • Permission to baptize at Cross in the Woods is required from the church where you reside