(Closed) I'm a Jew, he is Catholic…discuss.

posted 7 years ago in Interfaith
Post # 3
5951 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

A Chuppah is not only a nice Jewish tradition, they’re terribly lovely to look at and could only offend someone who was looking for a reason to get upset.  Communion is a BIG thing with the Catholics, but certainly not something that would bother anyone else if there was a moment or two in your ceremony for it.  Readings from both cultures would be a nice counterpoint to the joining of the couples beliefs and you gotta stomp the glass at the end, IT’S FUN!

I’ve went to a wedding with an Episcopalian Bride and a Jewish Groom, they had a priest and a rabbi, they kind of traded off, doing each part one after the other, I really liked it and thought it added a nice touch to the ceremony since we can’t all be from the same block in religion town, can we?

Post # 4
93 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@MUAbride2be:  I’m Jewish and my fiance is Episcopalian. For our ceremony, we’re having a non-denominational officiant (he officiates Christian, Jewish, Muslim, LGBT weddings, etc.) and we’re incorporating a few traditions into our ceremony that represent both of us. We’re having a unity candle ceremony and my fiance is breaking the glass at the end of the ceremony. 

We wanted to have a rabbi and a minister, but while the rabbi was happy to officiate by himself, he wouldn’t officiate alongside a minister.

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