NATIONAL SHRINE OF OUR MT. CARMEL

National Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel  is centrally located in New Manila, Quezon City, making it easily accessible for your wedding guests coming from the different parts of Metro Manila.  Set apart from the congested and traffic-laden roads of the metropolis, it offers a very tranquil and solemn venue for your dream wedding.  With one of the longest central aisle amongst Metro Manila churches, not to mention a large dramatic altar and colorful stained glass windows all around, it certainly stands out as a favorite of couples for their dream wedding reception.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Telephone No.:  (632) 7245938, (632) 7251508
Fax:  (632) 7241489
Address: Broadway Avenue (formerly Dona Juana Rodriguez Avenue), New Manila, Quezon City
Email:  mtcarmelshrine@yahoo.com
Website: www.mtcarmelshrine.com

 

WEDDING SCHEDULES: 

Any day except  SUNDAYS and during regular MASSES on Weekdays   (6:00AM, 7:00AM and 6:00PM)

 

RATE AND INCLUSSIONS: 

Rate: PHP 15,000.00

♦ An additional charge of PHP 5,000.00 if the wedding is celebrated on the month of December.

             *Please take note that the rates may change, so please get in touch with the Parish Office for any price adjustments

Inclussions:

1. Reservation Fee
2. Officiating Priest
3. One Hour Use of the Church
3. Flowers on the Aisle and on the Altar
6. Wedding Usherette and Altar Server
7. Use of Electricity for Videographer
8. Red Carpet on the Center Aisle
9. Candles

 

                             *This photo is taken from www.mtcarmelshrine.com

 

WEDDING REQUIREMENTS: 

(Please Remember to submit only ORIGINAL Copies and submit and fulfill all requirements at least 2 months before your wedding date)

 

A. Both Filipino Couples:


1. Marriage License from Civil Registrar’s Office

2. CENOMAR – Certificate of No Marriage from NSO

3. Marriage Contract from NSO (If Civilly Married)

4. Certificate of Baptism (Bride and Groom) with parish seal and marked “For Marriage Purposes"

5. Certificate of Confirmation (Bride and Groom) with parish seal and marked “For Marriage Purposes”

6. Permission from Parish Priest of the Bride and Groom

7. Publication of Marriage Banns in the parishes of the Bride and Groom for 3 consecutive Sundays

8. Attendance of Pre Cana or Pre Marriage Counselling (2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at Mt. Carmel)

9. ID Pictures 

10. Birth Certificate (Bride and Groom)

11. Submit List of:
                           - Principal Sponsors
                           - Secondary Sponsors
                           - Bridesmaids
                           - Groomsmen
                           - Best Man
                           - Maid of Honor 
                           - Flower Girls 
                           - Bearers 
                           - Parents of the Bride and Groom

12. Canonical Interview with a Priest at Mt. Carmel (every TUESDAY and FRIDAYS at 8:00AM) ONE MONTH before the wedding (with complete papers) PLEASE BE ON TIME.

13. A LETTER OF DELEGATION from the parish for couples who have their own officiating priest.

B.      Mixed Marriage:

1.  Marriage between a Catholic and non-Catholic
                  – secure a permit from the CHANCERY OFFICE – Diocese of  Cubao.

 2. Marriage between a Filipino and a Foreigner:
                  -  Secure Civil Status at the Foreign Embassy

 

                               *This photo is taken from www.mtcarmelshrine.com

 

REGULATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS:

1. Weddings should be arranged and scheduled at least ONE MONTH before the wedding date. RESERVATION FEE of P 7, 500.00 is required – deductible to the marriage fees (NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-MOVABLE strictly).  All fees should be settled one week before the wedding date.

 2. The couple should inform Mt. CARMEL SHRINE PARISH OFFICE if they have their OWN officiating priest. In case the invited priest doesn’t show up in the wedding, it is the responsibility of the wedding party to look for substitute. 

3. The Rites for marriage approval by the Holy See in the Philippine Roman Catholic Church must be observed. In case the couple will have Nuptial Mass Missalette printed, a draft should be submitted to the parish office for approval before printing. Nuptial missalettes not submitted for approval may be rejected.

4. CHURCH DECORATIONS:  A simple, elegant and proper decorations shall be provided by the Parish. Contracting parties, however, may provide additional ornaments and flowers.

5. WEDDING MUSIC: Is not included in the package,  but we require the couple to  get the Mt. Carmel Choir  for the cost of P4,000.00 only, otherwise, if the couple choose to hire their own musicians, a charge of PHP 1,000.00 is made for the use of the Church sound system.

 6. PHOTOGRAPHERS: Only two or three Photographers and one Videographer may be allowed on the altar. They should limit their movements especially during the wedding rites.

7. BE PUNCTUAL, only ONE HOUR is allotted for the whole celebration. In extreme cases when contracting parties start too late, only the marriage rite will be celebrated.