Gwen and David held a Roman Catholic wedding in the hills above Florence. July can be a warm time of year in Italy, but this location, high in the wooded hills of the Apennine mountains, was fresh and breezy all day long. The couple returned to the fabulous Villa Vorno for the reception.A Catholic ceremony is not the easiest way for non Italians to marry in Italy, though it’s certainly not impossible. We need to make a couple of decisions about what is most important to the couple, in terms of the location, and type of ceremony.
For the location, we work with a number Roman Catholic Churches in the Tuscany region, and many of the villas we work with have private chapels on site, where a Catholic wedding may be held.
The Legally binding Roman Catholic wedding is exactly the same ceremony you will be familiar with: full Roman Catholic wedding, with legal validity. Naturally, some paperwork must be done ahead of time.
The couple should go through the normal preparatory procedures for Roman Catholic marriage in their home diocese, completing all the relevant documentation just as if they were to be married in their country of origin.
With this, Italyweddings will handle the contact with the Diocese here, the priest responsible for the church where the wedding will be held, and secure an English speaking Roman Catholic priest.
LOCATION: Castello di Vincigliata
FLOWERS: Le Petit Jardin