Sts. Mary and John Parish has a long history of serving, forming, and leading couples through the engagement and marriage process. Our parish has been blessed with the many couples who have begun their marriage journey here.

How do I schedule a wedding at St. Mary Church?
Please call the parish office and ask for Kim Kuehn, Office Manager, to check an available date or to schedule your wedding; Kim Kuehn  parish office 812-425-1577, ext. 210.

What are the requirements to get married here?
Either the bride or groom must be registered in a parish, a practicing Catholic and actively worshiping and involved at a church. Before scheduling a wedding, the interested couple will need approval from the pastor of Sts. Mary and John Parish and their pastor of the parish they attend. Follow all Marriage Prep guidelines. Click on the links below to see guidelines. 

What are the costs associated with having a wedding?
The rental fee for the church is $850; There is a deposit of $250 required to hold the date requested. This deposit will go towards the church rental fee. This includes the fee for the Sacristan. The fee for musicians are additional. The total rental fee and deposit will be returned if the date is cancelled.

View the Parish Wedding Guidelines and Information

Getting Married in the Diocese of Evansville

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There are three retreats a year held at the Sarto Retreat House in Evansville.
Diocese Marriage Prep and Retreat information page

​​SEPTEMBER 14, 2024 (One Day) $170.00
TBA Summer (Two Day) $225.00

THE TRUTH ABOUT NFP (required for marriage prep in Diocese of Evansville)

A FREE, 1-hour Introduction to Catholic teaching on fertility and Natural Family Planning models.


Contact the Parish Office at least six months prior to scheduling your wedding.
Matrimony may be celebrated within Mass or without Mass.
Any applicable guidelines from the parish or diocese must be followed.
Holy Communion should not be given outside of Mass.
Contact the parish office for updated guidelines or with questions. 812-425-1577

Bishop Barron on Marriage and Relationships

Bishop Barron on Marriage and Relationships