Rev. John Michael O'Sullivan​​
732-786-1906

Welcome



Q: How Do we get our Marriage License? 
A: Getting Married In New Jersey?
Visit this site: http://www.nj.gov/health/vital/marriage_apply.shtml

Q: Getting Married in New York State?
A: visit this site:
https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/4210/

Q: Getting Married in New York City?
A: visit this site:
http://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml


Q: Getting Married in Pennysylvania?
A: Please call the County Clerks Office in the County you are getting married in.

(For Bucks County, visit this site)
http://www.buckscounty.org/government/rowofficers/RegisterofWills/MarriageLicenses


Please provide the following address to the Registrars office when you apply for your license:


Fr. John Michael O'Sullivan

186 Smithburg Road

Manalapan, N.J. 07726

(732-786-1906)


Q: What do We do with the Marriage license after we pick it up?

A: Please bring the license to the Ceremony, I cannot marry you without it!


Q: When will We receive Our Marriage License?

A: Please wait 1-2 weeks after the Ceremony and then call the NJ Town where the Ceremony was performed and ask for a certified copy to be sent you. I will give you the pink copy after the ceremony and mail your license to the Town you were married in. I keep the blue copy for My permanent records. In NY you will receive your license in the mail within 30 days. 


Q: Where Do You perform Ceremonies?

A: At the location of your choice, Chapel, Church, Beach, Reception Venue, Park, Home, Boat, wherever your Hearts take you!


Q: How long is the Ceremony?

A: Your Ceremony will last 20-30 minutes depending what you choose to include in it. The  amount of Readings, Poems, Traditions, Hymns and Songs will dictate the length.  Interfaith Weddings are generally 30-40 minutes long.


Q: Do You provide Ceremony Music?

A:  No, I can provide you with excellent  referrals for Ceremony and Reception music. You might like a Keyboard or Piano player, DJ, Harpist or Band.


Q: What do you wear during the Ceremony?

A:  Whatever you prefer! I usually wear a Black Suit and collar and stole or an Alb (what you would see in Church). I also wear a Suit and Tie for Non-Religious Ceremonies. 


Q: Do We need to take Pre-Cana Classesor have Pre-Marital Counseling?

A: When your Ceremony is performed outside of the Church Pre-Cana is not required.


Q: Can We have a Private Ceremony?

A: Yes, You need a Marriage license and  Two Witnesses to sign Your license.


Q: Do You perform Ceremonies with other Officiants?

A: Yes, I Co-Officiate with Rabbis and other Ministers and Priests of different Faiths and Cultures.