Couples preparing to receive the Sacrament of Marriage at Saint Vincent de Paul Church must contact a parish priest or deacon at least six months prior to arranging the wedding date. The parish celebrates marriage for registered parishioners. Please contact the Parish Office for more information at 714-842-3000.

Downloadable Marriage Procedures

Sacrament of Matrimony Guidelines in English Wedding Guidelines – Español

For documents about the Sacrament of Marriage, please click below:

Marriage and the Family

Natural Family Planning

Many people are taking the time to learn about healthy lifestyles and are putting what they learn into practice. To avoid artificial contraception, couples can now receive education about the woman’s fertility cycle and use this information to achieve or postpone pregnancy.

What is Natural Family Planning? (PDF)

¿Qué es la Planificación Familiar Natural? (PDF)

Catholic Charities
•Teaches the Billings Method and hte Creighton Method of Natural Family Planning.
•Courses offered in English & Spanish.
•Please contact Megan Morgan at (714) 347-9668 for further information.
• Website:
•Address: 1820 E. 16th Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701; telephone (714) 347-9646

Couple to Couple League of Orange County
•Learn the Sympto-Thermal Method from a certified NFF Provider
•Classes scheduled on an on-going basis. Schedule with Marc & Michelle Redoutey at or call (949) 722-8464.
•Address: 1924 Whittier Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-4158

Northwest Family Services (online course)
•This method is based on self-understanding, shared decision-making, and responsibility.
•Register online at
•Cost is $100, which includes course material, shipping and personal confidential follow-up.