O God, who in creating the humanrace
willed that man and wife should be
keep, we pray, in a bond of
those who are united in the
covenant of Marriage,
so that, as you make their love
they may become, by your grace,
witnesses to charity itself.
Through Christ our Lord
Text adapted from the
English translation of The Order of Celebrating Matrimony © 2013,
International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights
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