Wording for Formal Wedding Invitations When Divorced Parent Is Hosting Alone

by The Knot

Mr. Charles C. Miller
requests the honor of your presence
at the marriage of his daughter
Heather Marie
to Michael Francis Jacobson
Saturday, the seventeenth of May
two thousand and eighteen
at half past four in the afternoon

or

Mr. Charles C. Miller
requests the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of his daughter
Heather Marie
to Michael Francis Jacobson
Saturday, the seventeenth of May
two thousand and eighteen
at half past four in the afternoon

Note:

  • Since you're listing the parent's name above, there's no need to list the bride's last name unless it's different than the last name of the parent who's hosting.
  • "requests the honor of your presence" is traditionally only used if the ceremony is taking place in a house of worship.

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