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595 DAYS AGO | 8.26.2022

A Christian House Blessing Prayer to Protect & Celebrate Your New Home

An original Christian house blessing prayer used to bless and protect a new home, or to honor a new stage in life, such as following a wedding or marriage ce...

596 DAYS AGO | 8.25.2022

All About House Blessing Traditions

House Blessing rituals have been around for thousands of years and show up in most cultures and faith traditions. Learn about the various ways people bless n...

602 DAYS AGO | 8.19.2022

Catholic Wedding Readings for Your Ceremony (& How to Include Them)

Choose from these common Catholic wedding readings to personalize your religious wedding ceremony script. These scripture readings taken from the Old & New T...

626 DAYS AGO | 7.26.2022

Eastern Orthodox Wedding Ceremony Traditions & Symbolism

Learn about unique Eastern Orthodox wedding traditions and the meaning of these ancient symbolic rituals, with a detailed description of the traditional Orth...

634 DAYS AGO | 7.18.2022

How to Include the Wedding Lasso Tradition in Your Ceremony

Learn about this beautiful unity ceremony, traditionally part of Hispanic and Filipino Catholic wedding ceremonies. The wedding lasso, or ‘el lazo de boda,’ ...

641 DAYS AGO | 7.11.2022

Greek Orthodox Weddings: From Koumbaroi to Holy Crowns and the Common Cup

Learn about Greek Orthodox Weddings ritual and traditions, from the stefana wedding crown ceremony, to blessings in threes, unique prayers and psalms, Koumba...

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681 DAYS AGO | 6.1.2022

What is a Nikah Ceremony? Intro to the Muslim Marriage Ceremony

Learn about the Muslim marriage ceremony tradition - the nikkah or nikah ceremony – and how this traditional religious Islamic wedding custom compares to the...

Close up of a groom and a bride holding lit candles during a unity candle ceremony. The candles are decorated with greenery, a white rose, and ribbon. The groom wears a dark suit and white shirt, and the bride wears a strapless white and pink wedding gown.

714 DAYS AGO | 4.29.2022

How to Perform a Unity Candle Ceremony (for Wedding Officiants)

Want to plan or perform a unity candle ceremony for your wedding? Learn about supplies, how to set up the table, what to say and do, and considerations for a...

738 DAYS AGO | 4.5.2022

The Wedding Bouquet Toss: What it Means (and What to Avoid)

Learn the symbolism and meaning that have made the wedding bouquet toss one of the most popular wedding traditions for centuries, including the custom's Engl...

764 DAYS AGO | 3.10.2022

Ghost Marriages – When ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ Isn’t Enough

3 modern examples of ghost marriage and the haunting history of marrying the dead, including posthumous marriage in China, France, and the Mormon Church her...

799 DAYS AGO | 2.3.2022

The Twisted History of Valentine’s Day

Curious how America’s most romantic holiday got its start? AMM takes a look back at the bloody and uncertain history of Valentine’s Day, from pagans, Popes, ...

848 DAYS AGO | 12.16.2021

Scientology Weddings: From Intergalactic Spiritual Beings to Exchanging Rings

Take a look inside the Scientologist wedding ceremony, including the unique wedding vows, belief in immortal spiritual life, the ARC triangle and double ring...

865 DAYS AGO | 11.29.2021

5 Strange and Delightful Wedding Traditions From The Past

5 unusual wedding traditions from the past, with modern twists to bring these old fashioned customs back to the marriage ceremony. The silver sixpence, the b...

868 DAYS AGO | 11.26.2021

The Wedding Ring Finger - Which Finger, Which Hand, and Why!

Wondering “Which finger does a wedding ring go on,” and why? Learn what hand a wedding ring goes on and the romantic history of the ring finger, from the Egy...

872 DAYS AGO | 11.22.2021

‘Naming Ceremonies’ at Any Stage of Life: How Celebrants Create Space for Aut...

Learn about the Naming Ceremony tradition for adults at any stage of life, and how Celebrants and Officiants create space for authentic identity through this...

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