The marriage covenant, by which a man and woman form with each other an intimate communion of life and love, has been founded and endowed with its own special laws by the Creator. By its very nature it is ordered to the good of the couple, as well as to the generation and education of children. Christ the Lord raised marriage between the baptized to the dignity of a sacrament. -CCC, no. 1660
Arrangements should be made with Fr. Jack at least six months prior to the anticipated wedding date. Registration and completion of Marriage Preparation recommended by the Diocese of Raleigh.