Welcome to the Parish of St. Bernard in Bellflower.  Please read the following information and requirements necessary to reserve your wedding date.

  • Make an appointment with the priest to be interviewed as a couple. Please schedule an appointment 6 months to 1 year in advance of your wedding date.
  • Obtain each one of the following documents:
    • Baptism certificate. The certificate must be original, recent and with marginal notes.
    • The sworn testimonies of two witnesses about the freedom of both to get married.
    • License to marry in the State of California. If you’re already married civilly, then a copy of the wedding record.
    • Attend a premarital preparation retreat.
  • Non-refundable deposit of $100 to reserve the date. Total is $500, which includes the mass and wedding rehearsal.  

Mass times for weddings are 10 a.m., 12 p.m., or 2 p.m. only, depending on availability.


If you have additional questions, please contact the office.


9647 East Beach Street, Bellflower, CA 90706  (562) 867-2337 phone  (562) 867-4863 fax

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