Congratulations on your engagement!   Many weddings take place at St. Patrick and we are happy that you are exploring the possibility of having your celebration here.   In order to schedule a wedding, we ask that you contact Msgr. Daniel Deutsch.   You can reach him at 630-338-8001 or at   Once the wedding is scheduled, one of the priests will meet with you to get you started on your preparation and to give you information on the wedding ceremony.   We’ll assist you all along the way!

Below is some information to guide you after you have scheduled the wedding date with Msgr. Deutsch.

Wedding Brochure

Wedding Guidelines

Please complete the information below if it is more than two months to your wedding date.

Wedding Music-Step 1

If you are less than two months from your wedding date, simply fill out the two forms below.

Wedding Music-Step 2, Selecting Your Music – Please complete this information at least one month before the wedding.  Sooner is better since you will be very busy as the wedding date approaches.

Wedding Details – Please complete this form at least one month before the wedding.  This is the same information that is included in the Wedding Guidelines.  If you prefer, you can scan and email the pages from the Guidelines.

Wedding Fees are due at least two weeks before the wedding.  The fees are the same whether the liturgy is a Mass or a celebration of Matrimony without Mass. Please mail or drop off your fees at your earliest convenience.  They are as follows:

$500 to St. Patrick Parish ($250 for registered parishioners)

$250 to your Organist

$150 to your Cantor

It is customary to give a gift to the Priest in gratitude (normally $100)

$75 to the Wedding Coordinator (He or she will be present to run your rehearsal and will guide everyone at the wedding liturgy.)

$10 cash each for two Altar Servers

$175 per instrumentalist (violin, cello, trumpet, etc.) if you have requested any