Civil28

CIVIL CEREMONY #28

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VERY SHORT “I DO” ONLY

INTRODUCTION
_(Groom)_ and _(Bride)_ the moment to which you have looked forward has now come. 

DECLARATION
If you know any reason why you may not be legally married, I ask you to declare it now.

VOW AND RING COMMITMENTS
Please pass your bouquet to your maid of honour? _(Groom)_ and _(Bride)_, please face each other and join hands? 

_(Groom)_do you take _(Bride)_ to be your wife to live together as a married couple? Do you promise to love her, cherish her, comfort her, honour and keep her in whatever happiness or sadness, sickness or health, poverty or wealth, troubled times or good time that may be a part of your lives? Do you promise that your life shall be joined with _(Bride)_’s and that you will stay faithful to her as long as you both shall live?  /  I do. 

May I have the bride’s ring please?

(Groom), as you place your ring on (Bride)’s finger, please repeat after me.

_(Bride)_ , with this ring
I take you as my wife.

____(Bride)_do you take _(Groom)_ to be your husband to live together as a married couple? Do you promise to love him, cherish him, comfort him, honour and keep him in whatever happiness or sadness, sickness or health, poverty or wealth, troubled times or good times that may be a part of your lives? Do you promise that your life shall be joined with _(Groom)_’s and that you will stay faithful to him as long as you both shall live? / I do. 

May I have the groom’s ring please? 

(Bride), as you place your ring on (Groom)’s finger, please repeat after me.

_(Groom)_, with this ring
I take you as my husband. 

PRONOUNCEMENT
_(Groom)_ and _(Bride)_, in the presence of these witnesses you have promised your love and loyalty to one another. You have confirmed the same by each giving and receiving a ring and by joining hands. By virtue of the powers vested in me by the Province of Ontario, iI is my honor and delight to pronounce that you are husband and wife.

Please seal your vows with a kiss.

DOCUMENTS

PRESENTATION OF THE COUPLE

It is my pleasure to introduce Mr. & Mrs. ——.

 

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