I'm excited for the opportunity to reconnect with so much of my family.  My grandparents and my great-grandparents were married in this church on Cleveland's west side.  It was built by Slovak immigrants, and my great-great grandparents were charter members of the parish.



 Music Selections

We will be using an organist and a vocalist.  The selections are mostly all British composers, with the exception of the Charpentier, Mozart, and Widor.


  • Elgar, Salut D'amour or "Nimrod," from Enigma Variations
  • Vaughn Williams, Rhosymedre
  • Stanford, Sonata on "When In Our Music, God is Glorified"
  • Parry (organist's choice)



    Psalm - TBD

    • Psalm 67 - O God, let all the nations praise you!
    • Psalm 89 - Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.
    • Psalm 98 - Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things.
    • Psalm 122 - Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord.
    • Psalm 128 - May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.

    Gospel Acclamation





    We'll celebrate the wedding in  a Catholic ceremony without the full Mass. 

    First Reading

      • Sirach 6: 6, 8-12, 14-17 - A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure.

    Psalm: TBD

     Second Reading

      • Colossians 3:12-17 - Love is the bond of perfection.

    Gospel Acclamation Verse: TBD


        • Matthew 7:21, 24-29 - "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock."