Wedding Ceremony

How Long is a Catholic Wedding?

Some Catholic wedding ceremony elements are optional; others are mandatory. The couple can save about half-hour by refraining from optional parts, but frankly, the time shouldn’t be the deciding factor here. A much better way to speed up the wedding ceremony to get to the reception on time is to ensure that everyone is organized… […]

What Side Does The Bride Stand On And Why?

The rules are strictly set for religious ceremonies, be it Catholic, Orthodox, Jewish, Buddhist, or Hindu weddings. For civil ceremonies, however, the couple’s positioning is less crucial. Traditionally, the bride stands to the left of the groom in American ceremonies. However, no one forces you to follow this practice if you don’t want to. You… […]

Who Walks The Bride Down The Aisle? (Not Always Her Father)

Some people find the tradition of a man escorting the bride down the aisle overly patriarchal. Others don’t have a father or don’t want to leave out other significant people in their lives. Thankfully, wedding traditions aren’t stagnant. They change like everything in this world, and you have plenty of options when it comes to… […]

How To Gracefully Walk Down The Aisle

So many factors must be kept in mind when you’re walking down the aisle. It would be best if you controlled your walking pace, posture, and bouquet grip. On top of that, you must be mindful of your dress and not trip over. To ensure the ceremony goes smoothly, you must take care of some… […]