Booking Your Wedding

The process of booking your wedding at SS. Cyril & Methodius begins by contacting the
parish office at 630-257-2776 or email so that you might inquire
about available dates.  Weddings may be celebrated six days a week, with our most popular
day being Saturday at 11 AM, 1 PM or 3 PM. Sunday weddings are not offered. Once your
date is booked by the secretary, a marriage questionnaire is sent to you and your future
spouse to be completed and returned along with a non-refundable $100 deposit. This is
to ensure your date is set aside for you!


Wedding Preparation

Each engaged couple is required to complete a Pre-Cana marriage preparation class. 
Please visit to begin registration for your marriage prep class.
SS. Cyril & Methodius does offer an in-home PreCana which a parish couple would host at
their home.  Please contact Sue ( or 630-257-1271) for specific dates and
times.  A pre-marriage inventory, better known as FOCCUS, is also a requirement. 
Information from will be sent to you via email.  Two Witness
Affidavits are also required for both the bride and the groom.  These affidavits will be given
to you when you meet with your presider. 


In the document Celebrating Marriage at SS. Cyril & Methodius Parish you will find all the necessary information you need in order to be completely prepared for your big day in our church. You'll see all the necessary documents that you will need to obtain or that we will need to fill out together. You'll also see details on planning the liturgy, frequently asked questions, fees, flowers, photography and videotaping.  Please closely read Celebrating Marriage at SS. Cyril & Methodius Parish, as it even includes very important details such as dimensions of our center aisle, how many pews and so on.  We want your wedding day to run as smoothly as you do; therefore, adhering to these guidelines is very important.


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Congratulations!  We are thrilled that you are considering getting married at SS. Cyril & Methodius Parish!  You will receive the many graces and blessings associated with the Sacrament of Matrimony.  Information here will help you to not only prepare the practical details of the big day, but will show you the beauty of our church that assists in the overall feel and spirituality of your wedding.

Getting Married in the Archdiocese of Chicago

Please read this document called, "Archdiocese of Chicago Planning a Catholic Wedding" in English or Polish which contains important information including 2018 and 2019 Pre-Cana class schedules. 

SS. Cyril & Methodius Parish does not endorse these particular photographers for weddings in our parish, however, these photos show the rare beauty of our church. Used on this site with permission.

Ave Maria by J.S. Bach
sung by Mira Sojka-Topor

And On This Day by S. McLachlan
sung by Mira Sojka-Topor

Bridal Prayer by R. Copel
sung by Mira Sojka-Topor

I Will Be Here by S.C. Chapman
sung by Mira Sojka-Topor

One Hand, One Heart by L. Bernstein
sung by Mira Sojka-Topor

Music Selection

In order to make your wedding day liturgy a true reflection of your love and committment, you are invited to participate in the selection of music for your wedding.  This document: Music Preparations includes contact information for our Music Director Mira Sojka-Topor as well as the various ways in which music can be used at your wedding.  Please contact Mira at least three months prior to your wedding date to schedule an appointment.  See our information about Sacramental Music.


Photography & Videotaping

Photography and Videotaping is an important service to you as a bride and/or groom.  They provide a remembrance in pictures, action and sound of a very memorable time.  To help you to provide the best possible remembrance, we offer these Guidelines For Photographers and Videotapers.

Take a listen to hear a sampling of our wedding music by clicking the play buttons above.