Navigating an interfaith wedding

Couples can opt to have their wedding ceremony in a neutral location to avoid favoring one faith over another. Valley News/Metro Creative Connection photo
TEMECULA – Celebrating family histories and traditions is a major component of weddings. During a wedding, two families come together and begin to merge their unique takes on life.When couples tying the knot come from the same cultural or religious backgrounds, fitting the pieces together may be relatively easy. When a wedding must incorporate two different religions, however – each with its specific traditions and requirements – a couple may not know where to start. These tips may help the process along.CommunicationIt is important to open a dialogue with all involved parties at the onset to be able to craft a ceremony and subsequent celebration that aligns with the faiths of the couple and their families. This dialogue shares what everyone expects. Ask everyone to rank
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