Marriage


Couples who plan to get married are asked to call the Church at least six months in advance.

At St. Martha's we offer a wealth of assistance, encouragement and talent to help in preparing for the celebration of a wedding. Please understand that every wedding ceremony is a unique event and that all final details are settled only after meeting with the St. Martha staff.


St. Martha’s Catholic Church is the perfect place to have your wedding.

Since being completed in 2003, St. Martha Church in Harvey has received numerous architectural awards and has been featured in several architectural publications as well as New Orleans Magazine’s May 2004 edition.

The church building has a compelling presence, being situated in the midst of a grove of trees that are visible through the large windows surrounding the church. The main entry way into the church provides an area of ceremonial warmth and welcome for your family and friends. The worship space, which seats more than 600, has sloping ceilings with hundreds of suspended lights that create the perfect ambiance for your celebration of the Holy Sacrament of Marriage.

The polished patina of the concrete floor reflects the outdoor light and the recessed lighting.

The altar is fixed to an Italian stone floor in the Eucharistic ritual space and is the focus of attention from all sides, creating an intimate setting for your wedding guests to witness your vows.

The Suffering Christ image hanging on the wooden cross was carved in northern Italy by a master wood carver and is fitted in a niche specifically designed in the Italian stone wall behind the altar. The cross, Italian stone, and the trees visible through the large glass windows, provide a serene yet breathtaking backdrop for your wedding photographs.

St. Martha Church takes pride in its many talented musicians and singers. The acoustics in the church compliment the beautiful music that sets the prayerful tone for your sacred event.

There is a covered side entrance to the Bride’s Room where the bride and her wedding party can have some private time before the ceremony. The sacristy area is available for the groom and groomsmen.

There is ample parking in the church lot for your wedding guests.

Kindly review the following information for specific details regarding weddings at St. Martha Church. If you have any questions or would like to visit us, please call the church secretary at 366-1604.