Traditional, Religious Wedding Songs
According to tradition a wedding has to be about two parts, first and main important one being the religious ceremony. For the second part, at the reception party, several traditional moments interfere with equivalent in meaning for a prosperous the future life of the grooms.
They may be considered fun, in comparison with what is supposed to happen at the religious ceremony. At the church time it is all about solemn time, religious dogmas followed.
If it is to accept having a traditional wedding type then even the wedding music has to be part of a category defined in the same way. Traditional, religious wedding songs are in fact the only ones accepted by the clergymen. And it all comes as a belief that the songs have to have a religious thematic, being an interpretation of the God’s glory. Apart from this, priests are against any modern, contemporary songs considering that in this way step by step in time couples to get married will be influenced by everything new. As a consequence the religious dogmas will be left behind and the religious principles will become a matter of time to be forgotten too. So to keep the same sacred pattern of a wedding these songs are the emblem of the event.
What are one’s options related to traditional, religious wedding songs? It is not the case to worry so much and be upset that the priests won’t accept others songs than these. You can sill have the traditional march of the bride, sacred songs during the ceremony. And at the exit time for sure that a modern song will be accepted since it is the end of the ceremony. And as a tip, considering that the priests are flexible and each one with another perspective try to suggest Enya’s repertory. 11