HOLY FREAKING AEIREAKJFALKMAKLAKJREALKJLKKJ – A vent.

posted 3 years ago in Catholic
Post # 3
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1548 posts
Bumble bee

@Duncan:  wow I’d b aggravated too what nonsense! Just another person nt doing their job

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Damn, that’s a super sucks. I would definitely talk to someone about that secretary and try and find out wtf happened. What if you didn’t find out about all of this stuff until like the week before??? Man, I’m livid for you.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

sheesh – that’s awful!  Good luck getting it sorted out.

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

 Aaaah, @Duncan:  sooo sorry to hear this.  Good vibes heading your way… and hope that all turns out ok.

 

Post # 8
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646 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Duncan:  Good lord (no pun intended), how do these things even happen?? Sorry you’re having to deal with this, especially so close to the wedding. I hope your parish priest is able to officiate. 

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Aw, shit. I was hoping this wasn’t going to be as bad as I thought.

I sincerely hope everything works out. I would probably flip my shit and call every officiant in BC, and not give a crap if they all showed up to officiate my wedding. Makes it extra-certified, lol.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

@Duncan:   Oh my god.  I have frustrations with our local church too. I’m a member and when I called to ask about my fi getting enrolled in the RICA classes they told me NO because he WASN’T A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH.  Duh, that was the point of the him converting!

Then 3 weeks later the priest ran away with a married lady and had and affair with her. So Yeah..

Post # 11
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478 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Duncan:  Argh!! People. What a bunch of bastards. (well only one but.. you may get my reference). I really hope this gets worked out soon.

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@Duncan I TOTALLY feel your pain. FI and I have been having a HECK of a time. First we booked out church (also outside my parish) and they were like great, cool, all set. About two months later I find out that OOPs our date had been booked already FOR A YEAR! All our other vendors and such were already booked so we couldn’t change anything. Luckily they had a time for earlier in the day. 

Then I call about paperwork and they say my parish has to do the paperwork, my parish however has different regulations, so when we send our paperwork, they don’t accept it because it needs to be sent from my parish to my diocese to their archdiocese and then to their parish. Okay cool, we do that. 

After a few weeks we don’t hear anything. I call the church in Miami (where the wedding is) and they say they don’t have the paperwork. So I call my home parish, they say they sent it, I ask if I can call someone to know where it is in the process, they say no, there is no one to call. (Thanks a lot. So I take it upon myself to call the Miami archdiocese). I call and the person has no idea who I should talk to. Like, no clue.

So then I decide to call the Palm Beach diocese just for funsies, why not? The operator is literally the FIRST person who is helpful and kind. She says she’s also a wedding planner so she feels my pain, and actually tries to contact someone who knows something. She finds out that Palm Beach still has my paperwork, but because I am a convert they need my confirmation papers before they can send it off (typically they only ask for baptism in my diocese- Miami asks for more so we will see if they accept this). Why didn’t anyone call and tell me this? Was I supposed to just figure out what was missing on my own? I am not psychic people!

And to complicate this all my fiance and I have been out of town or out of the country for this entire process.

 

All we want is to have a catholic wedding! It would’ve been easier if I just hadn’t converted three years ago! Should have just waited haha!

 

Anyway, here’s hoping they accept the paperwork before the wedding.

Wishing you well!

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@duncan Also, not to mention we haven’t met the priest or even spoken to him at all. The secretaries make it impossible to speak with a priest. I don’t know this guy, and I have no idea how we are going to plan the ceremony! I don’t even know which parish we do that with!

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@Duncan so glad things are working out for you! Everytime I call they tell me only a little bit of what I need to know. I asked when the rehearsal dinner could be and the secretary said she can’t tell me until my paperwork is in. The church is already booked, I’d like to have a tentative idea at least! 

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