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Top 5 Most Expensive Church Venue for Weddings in Metro Manila 11/22/2011

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Getting married here in the Philippines is getting more and more expensive as years go by. This is the reason why I create this list to keep us updated on the price range especially Church Venue which is essential in getting married.

My criteria in choosing the top five most expensive Church venue will be as follows:

  • Rate higher than Php 15,000
  • Package Inclusions
  • within Metro Manila Area

So here’s my own version of Top 5 Most Expensive Church Venue for Weddings in Manila.

Top 5: SAN SEBASTIAN CHURCH – Quiapo, Manila

  • Peso Power: Php 20,000.00
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor; (5) Ushers; (6) Soloist and Organist

Top 4: CHRIST THE KING, SANCTUARIO DE SAN JOSE, SAN AGUSTIN CHURCH,  SHRINE OF JESUS (The Way, The Truth and the Life)

Christ the King – Green Meadows, Mandaluyong

  • Peso Power: Php 25,000.00 (with Air con)
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor; (5) Ushers; (6) Soloist and Organist

Sanctuario de San Jose – Greenhills, Mandaluyong

  • Peso Power: Php 25,000.00 (with Air con)
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor; (5) Ushers; (6) Soloist and Organist

San Agustin Church – Intramuros, Manila

  • Peso Power: Php 25,000.00
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor (12 pots with tulle along the aisle);               (5) Lighted Chandeliers ; (6) Ushers; (7) Soloist and Organist

Shrine of Jesus (The Way, The Truth and the Life) – Pasay City (near SMX)

  • Peso Power: Php 25,000.00
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor (10 pots with tulle along the aisle);               (5) Lighted Chandeliers ; (6) Ushers; (7) Soloist and Organist

Top 3:  MANILA CATHEDRAL – Intramuros, Manila

  • Peso Power: Php 30,000.00 (for Air con package)
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Simple Flower Decor (12 pots with tulle allong the aisle);            (5) Lighted Chandeliers ; (6) Commentators and Ushers; (7) Soloist and Organist

Top 2: SANCTUARIO DE SAN ANTONIO – Forbes Park, Makati

  • Peso Power: Php 33,000.00 – Php 25,000.00 (for Air con package) plus flower arrangement around Php 8,000.00
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Sacristans

Top 1: ST. JAMES THE GREAT PARISH – Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa

  • Peso Power: Php 43,000.00 – Php28,000 (for non-parishioners) Php20,000 (for parishioners) plus Php15,000.00 for Flower arrangement
  • Package Inclusions: (1) Priest and Mass; (2) Candles; (3) Red Carpet; (4) Lighted Chandeliers ; (5) Commentators and Ushers; (6) Soloist and Organist

 

WEddingly Yours,

 

Church Requirements for Weddings

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I just want to share with you the church requirements that we had before we got married. Please note that there may be additional requirements depending on your chosen church venue.

  • BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE of both the Groom and the Bride, latest issue (with validity of 6 months), with annotation “For Marriage Purposes”, with parish seal, book, page and line numbers and signed by the Parish Priest.
  • CONFIRMATION CERTIFICATE of both the Groom and the Bride, latest issue (with validity of 6 months), with annotation “For Marriage Purposes”, with parish seal, book, page and line numbers and signed by the Parish Priest.
  • MARRIAGE LICENSE acquired from the City or Municipal Hall either the Groom or the Bride with a validity period of 120 days (for those not yet married.) Requirements for Marriage License –  (1) Certified True Copy  of Birth Certificate from NSO; (2) Cedula; (3) CENOMAR (Certificate of No Marriage to be secure from the NSO); (4) attended Family Planning Seminar; (5) Parents Consent (for 25 years old and below);
  • ORIGINAL MARRIAGE CONTRACT OR CERTIFIED TRUE COPY  from NSO / CITY Hall for those already CIVILLY MARRIED.
  • PERMIT from Bride’s and Groom’s Parish (to be prepared by the Parish office).
  • PUBLICATION OF WEDDING BANNS for three consecutive Sundays (to be prepared by the Parish Office and published in the respective parishes of the Groom and Bride).
  • CANONICAL INTERVIEW with the Priest (to be scheduled by the Parish Office).
  • PRE-CANA SEMINAR whole day seminar (usually scheduled on the third or fourth Sunday of the month prior to the wedding month).
  • INDIVIDUAL CONFESSION for both the Groom and the Bride prior to the wedding day. This maybe done / availed of in other churches

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Foreigner
      • Copy of free status to marry / legal capacity
      • Certificate of freedom to marry (to be secured from the church abroad)
      • Secure clearance from Chancery Office of Arzobispado de Manila (Tel. Nos. 5277631 / 5273850)
    2. Divorced/Declared Nullity of Marriage
      • Should legally process papers that will show freedom of the concerned to marry
      • Secure clearance from Chancery Office of Arzobispado de Manila (Tel. Nos. 5277631 / 5273850)
    3. Mixed Marriage (Non-Catholic)
      • Should sign a petition for dispensation recommended by the Priest Interviewer
      • Secure clearance from the Chancery Office.
      • Should secure a petition from canonical impediment of disparity of cult
    4. Widower / Widow
      • Should secure a copy of death certificate of the deceased spouse
    5. For Filipinos working / living abroad where he/she lived there for six (6) months or more
      • Certificate of Freedom to Marry to be secured from the church abroad

     

ALL DOCUMENTS must be submitted at least two months before the wedding.

 

WEddingly Yours,