Here comes the bride … and groom

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Both the bride and groom should be escorted down the aisle by their parents at Catholic weddings, says the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, because it “expresses the equality of the man and woman.” “The bride and the groom enter freely and equally into marriage, and the entrance procession should reflect that,” said Father Rick […]

  • Francis X. Rocca

    I’m all for equality, of course, but in my experience as a husband, standing around waiting for one’s wife to show up is what marriage is all about.

  • Daniel Burke

    Ha! So true.