Church Weddings: Remarriage in the Catholic Church?

Q: The most wonderful man has asked me to marry him! He is kind, considerate, and Catholic. He is also divorced. In order to be married in a church (which I fully intend to do), what are the necessary proceedings?

A: It's wonderful that you've found your dream guy! However, if you're adamant on marrying in a Roman Catholic Church, your honey must have an annulment from his first wife (if she's alive). This can be a sticky situation, so discuss it with your fiancé and find out how he feels about seeking an annulment. If neither he nor his ex-wife object, you're home free. But the process can be long and complicated – better start the paperwork now.


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Remarriage: How to Include Children in Wedding Ceremony?

I'm divorced with three children, girls ages 16 and 14 and a boy, 10. I'm engaged to a wonderful, supportive man who truly loves me and my kids. I feel it's important to involve the kids in the wedding. My fiance has never been married, and wants a very traditional wedding. (I think I'd much rather elope!) How can we involve the kids directly, without being tacky?

by The Knot