Reserving a Marriage Time at Gesu

Congratulations on your engagement! Now you want to reserve the Church of the Gesu for your wedding. How do you do that? Follow these steps and everything will fall into place easily.

For more information, contact

    Mike Heimbach, Director of Youth and Adult Formation
  • 414-288-7412

Step 1: Approval of Your Wedding

The normative location for a wedding is at a parish church. Typically it is the parish where the bride and groom are registered members or at the home parish of the bride or groom.

  • Registered members of Gesu Parish do not need any documentation before contacting the Wedding Scheduler to reserve a date and time for your wedding.
  • Marquette alumni, if you are not a parishioner at Gesu, we need permission from your home parish in order to perform your wedding. This letter must be received before a reservation is made. Once the letter from your current pastor is received, you may contact the Wedding Scheduler in order to choose a date and time for your wedding.

Step 2: Make a Reservation

Check our available dates and times, below.

Contact the Wedding Scheduler, Michael Heimbach, to make a reservation. Please be prepared to give the name and contact information of your presiding priest or deacon.

In your conversations with the Wedding Scheduler, you should decide on Gesu Parish, Campus Ministry at Marquette University, or some other site for marriage preparation.

Once you have made a tentative reservation, a letter welcoming you to Gesu and describing the next steps in the wedding process will be sent to you.

Step 3: Confirm Your Reservation

In order for your reservation to be definite, a one hundred dollar deposit is required. This deposit must be paid within one month of receiving your letter from the wedding scheduler. Your cancelled check serves as your official receipt for the wedding date and time. This deposit is non-refundable.


Available Wedding Dates

Rehearsal times are 4:30pm and 6:00pm on Fridays (the day before the wedding).

All weddings are on Saturdays

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