Basilica of San Sebastian (Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel)

Basilica of San Sebastian (Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel)



Parish Office Hours

Tuesdays to Sundays
8:00 am to 12:00 nn
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Fees and Inclusions

Php 22,000 inclusive of Wedding Mass and Ceremony, royal red carpet, organist and soloist, lights (chandeliers), flowers for the aisle only

Wedding Schedule

Wedding rites are held everyday starting at 8:00 in the morning (except on Sundays which start at 7:00AM) and are held every hour thereafter until 7:00 in the evening.


1) New copies of Baptismal and Confirmation Certificates of the bride and the groom with notation "FOR MARRIAGE PURPOSES ONLY"
2) Marriage License to be secured from the Civil Registry of Marriage of the city or town of either the bride or groom (or a certified true copy of the Marriage Contract if civilly married)
3) Ecclesiastical Banns (forms will be provided by the parish office)
4) Permission to Marry from the bride's parish (form will be provided by the parish office)
5) List of names and addresses of sponsors to be submitted during the final interview
6) Canonical Interview of the bride and groom to be conducted at least a week before the wedding
7) If widowed - death certificate of the deceased spouse
8) If from the military - clearance from the base military authorities
9) If annulled (marriage has been declared null and void) - Document of Nullity from the competent Matrimonial Tribunal

Can pick music for rites?

Yes , Please take note that only liturgical songs are allowed during the entire Nuptial Mass and Ceremony. Non-religious songs may be sung during the picture-taking and recessional. It is preferred that instrumental music be used for processional and recessional marches. Guest singers are welcome but must be accompanied by their own organist.

Can invite own priest to officiate?

Yes , The invited priest is required to present an authorization to solemnize marriage from the National Statistics Office and delegation from the Ordinary or Parish Priest.

Can add/use own decor/flowers?

Limitations and Restrictions

No. and Age of Entourage

Ring and Coin Bearer/s and Flower Girl/s must be at least five years old.

Recessional Favors



Punctuality is enjoined. The wedding party is advised to arrive one hour before the ceremony. A waiting room for the entourage is available. The bridal march will start 10 minutes before the scheduled time.
Physical Features



Own Parking


Own Reception Venue

St. Ezekiel Moreno Hall is located at the back of the church. It is fully air-conditioned and can accommodate 200 guests.

Aircon : Yes

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Last updated : August 14, 2012.