Hey everyone -
My fiance and I have never wanted a giant, perfect traditional wedding. In fact, the more I look into wedding planning and costs, the more elopement looks like exactly what I want to do.
Here's the problem: his family is extremely Catholic. Like, they wouldn't acknowledge our wedding if it wasn't performed by a priest Catholic. Neither of us are religious, but considering how much it means to his family (read: his mother) this doesn't seem like the time to make a stand on behalf of our religious beliefs, you know what I'm saying?
But I really want to elope.
So here's my question: are there priests who perform elopements? I'm willing to consider any options here, so if you can think of an out-of-the-box solution, let me know!
**Also, I just wanted to quickly say that I completely respect the religious beliefs and practices of others. That said, I'm not looking for any religious advice or commentary here. My fiance and I are cool with our beliefs and, right now, we're just looking to get hitched quickly w/o starting a war with his conservative, Catholic mother. Thanks so much for understanding! Y'all are rockstars.