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Wording your Invitations

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The invitations are usually printed in a standard fashion, allowing appropriate blank spaces for names to be filled in.

The following are samples of the most commonly used invitation wording for Religious Marriages as well as Civil Marriages.  One will also find samples which could be used in the case of a deceased / divorced parent / parents.

For more formal invitations, initials may be used.

Remember to discuss your wording preferences with your invitation printer.

In these examples we are assuming that:

The bride’s mother is Mrs. Mary Borg (nee Falzon)
The bride’s father is Mr. Kevin Borg

The groom’s mother is Mrs. Vicky Scicluna
The groom’s father is Mr. Norman Scicluna


A very popular sample:

Ann
daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Borg
and
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at their forthcoming marriage.
Nuptial Mass will be celebrated at
Rotunda Dome, Mosta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…

 

Another popular sample:

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Borg
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at the marriage of their daughter
Ann
with
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
at Rotunda Dome, Mosta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…

 


Bride’s Mother passed away:

Mr. Kevin Borg
requests the pleasure of the company of
_________________________________
at the marriage of his daughter
etc…


or

Ann
daughter of Mr. Kevin Borg and the late Mrs. Mary Borg
and
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at their forthcoming marriage.
Nuptial Mass will be celebrated at
Rotunda Dome, Mosta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…

 


Bride’s Father passed away:

Mrs. Kevin Borg
requests the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at the marriage of her daughter
etc…


or

Ann

daughter of Mrs. Mary Borg and the late Mr. Kevin Borg
and
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at their forthcoming marriage.
Nuptial Mass will be celebrated at
Rotunda Dome, Mosta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…

 


Both Bride’s Parents passed away:

Ann
daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Borg
and
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at their forthcoming marriage.
Nuptial Mass will be celebrated at
Rotunda Dome, Mosta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…


Bride’s Parents are Divorced:

Mr. Kevin Borg and Ms. Mary Falzon
request the pleasure of the company of
_________________________________
at the marriage of their daughter
etc…


Inviting Guests to the Reception only:

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Borg
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at an evening reception
at The Sample Hotel, Sliema
at seven o’clock
to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Ann
with
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four.

 


Civil Marriage:

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Borg
request the pleasure of the company of

_________________________________
at the marriage of their daughter
Ann
with
Peter
son of Mr. & Mrs. Norman Scicluna
at the Marriage Registry,Valletta
on Saturday, the fifteenth of May
Two Thousand and Four at noon .
Wedding lunch will be held afterwards at…


Creative Invitation Wording

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