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javamama
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« on: May 20, 2003, 02:43:20 PM »

Christ is Risen!

My husband & I (married 10+ years) are planning to be baptized into Orthodoxy soon.  Glory to God!!

My question is:  Is our marriage considered valid in the Church?  Is there a special ceremony of blessing for those converting after having been married as non-Orthodox?
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« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2003, 04:04:38 PM »

I'm sure there are others here who can give you a more detailed answer, but yes, a priest can bless your marriage. I know of a number of people who were married outside the Church who have had this done.
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