Wedding Invitation Wording

Wedding Invitation wording can be tricky and stressful without the aide of an expert. When placing your order with Fat Cat, we’ll help you navigate proper etiquette to save yourself from any embarrassing faux pas. But in case you want to get a head start, here’s some useful information to help

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

cordially invite you to attend

the marriage of their daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth

to

James Phillip Adams

Saturday, the fourteenth of August

two thousand and fourteen

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

Center Moriches, New York

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

request the honor of your presence at

the marriage of their daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

James Phillip Adams

son of Mr. and Mrs. Seth Adams

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s R.C. Church

Bay Shore, New York

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

and

Mr. and Mrs. Seth Adams

request the honor of your presence at

the marriage of their children

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

James Phillip Adams

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s R.C. Church

Bay Shore, New York

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

request the honor of your presence

at their marriage

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s R.C. Church

Bay Shore, New York

or

The honor of your presence

is requested at the wedding of

Miss Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

Mr. James Phillip Adams

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s R.C. Church

Bay Shore, New York

Together with their parents

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

request the pleasure of your company

at their marriage

Saturday, the fourteenth of August

two thousand and fourteen

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

Center Moriches, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Seth Adams

request the honor of your presence at

the marriage of

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to their son

James Phillip Adams

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s R.C. Church

Bay Shore, New York

Bride’s divorced parents are hosting and are not remarried:

Ms. Julia Grace Clark

Mr. John William Clark

request the honor of your presence

at the marriage of their daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

To

James Phillip Adams…

Bride’s divorced parents are hosting and are remarried:

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Esposito

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

request the honor of your presence

at the marriage of their daughter…

Mother not remarried uses a combination of her maiden name and her married name:

Mrs.Smith Clark

requests the honor of your presence

at the marriage of her daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth…

Mother remarried:

Mrs. James Brown

requests the honor of your presence

at the marriage…..

or

Mr. and Mrs. James Brown

request the honor of your presence

at the marriage of her daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark…

Both Bride’s and Groom’s parents are hosting and both sets of parents have been divorced and remarried:

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Esposito

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

and

Mr. and Mrs. James Adams

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins

request the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

James Philip Adams

Including the deceased parent of the bride on the invitation:

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

daughter of

Mrs. Julia Clark and the late Mr. John Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

request the honor of your presence

at their wedding

Including the deceased parent of the groom on the invitation with both bride’s and groom’s parents hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

together with

Mrs. Louise Marie Adams

request the honor of your presence

at the wedding of

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

son of

the late Mr. James Adams

Bride’s parent is hosting and is widowed:

Mrs. Julia Grace Clark

requests the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of her daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth …

to

James Phillip Adams

Bride’s parent is hosting and is widowed and remarried, hosting with her spouse:

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Esposito

request the pleasure of your company

at the marriage of Mrs. Esposito’s daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

James Phillip Adams…

OR

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Esposito

Request the pleasure of your company

At the wedding of her daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

to

James Phillip Adams…

(If the ceremony will be a Nuptial Mass at a Roman Catholic Church)

Bride’s parents hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

request the honor of your presence

at the Nuptial Mass uniting their daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

Friday, the eleventh of May

two thousand fourteen

three o’clock in the afternoon

St. Patrick’s Church

Bay Shore, New York

OR

Mr. and Mrs. John Clark

request the honor of your presence

at the marriage of their daughter

Jennifer Elizabeth Clark

and

James Phillip Adams

and your participation in the offering of the Nuptial Mass…

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