(Closed) “Man of Honor” at a Catholic Wedding?

posted 7 years ago in Catholic
Post # 3
522 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@KatieBklyn:  A bridesmaid is a non-catholic thing, it’s just an american-english tradition. 

I’m from Spain, about everyone here is Catholic and we don’t even HAVE bridesmaids… The whole concept in non existing. it has nothing to do with religion, really. I’ll be having bridesmaids as something “fun”, but no one really gets it, they think it’s somewhat goofy. hehe

So I don’t think the priest would have any problem with that.


Post # 4
4336 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

There’s no formal requirement to even have “–of honor’s” so I’m sure most priests wouldn’t mind, but, like most things, I’m also sure that there’s going to be at least one priest somewhere who objects. Just ask.

Post # 5
20 posts
  • Wedding: July 2012

I was a bridesmaid in a Catholic wedding with a man of honor – I don’t think there was any issue in the planning!

Post # 6
1310 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

The only requirement is that there be at least two Christian witnesses – no gender is specified. ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 7
602 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

i have a man of honor! and hes going to walking back down the aisle after the ceremony with my brother, who is a groomsmen since they are a couple ๐Ÿ™‚ and i don’t really care if anyone has a problem with it lol because its what i wanted!

Post # 9
453 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

good luck!  I have 2 bridesmen and Fiance has a groomswoman ๐Ÿ™‚

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