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Wedding Guidelines, Fees & Stipends

Although religion is a spiritual experience, places of worship are institutions which require financial support. The following are the amounts for wedding ceremonies at Saint William. After completing the Prepare/Enrich process, you may reserve the date of your wedding by calling the Marriage Office at (512) 600-8160 and paying the full amount. For reception facilities, a 50% deposit is required. Please allow at least 9 months between your wedding date and the date you started marriage preparation.
  • Saturday Wedding 11:00AM or 2:00PM
  • Parishioner $1,000*……….Non Parishioner $1,650

Sacred Heart Chapel

  • Saturday Wedding 1:00 PM or 4:00 PM
  • Parishioner $850*……….Non Parishioner $1350


Reception Facilities (email:

Banquet Hall

  • Parishioner $6,000**……….Non Parishioner $7,200

Parish Hall

  • Parishioner $2,000**……….Non Parishioner $3,200


  • Parishioner $1,000**……….Non Parishioner $1,500


Included in the wedding cost:   

  1. Music (Cantor & Accompanist)
  2. Wedding Coordinator (Present at rehearsal and wedding)
  3. Use of candelabras, Unity Candle and plant stands (chapel)
  4. Building usage for four hours which include: 1 hour for scheduled rehearsal, 1 hour before the wedding for set-up, 1 hour for the wedding and 1 hour for pictures & clean up after the wedding
  5. Utilities and custodial services

* A parishioner is one who is a registered member or one who lives within the parish’s geographical boundaries.

** To qualify for parishioner rates, you must be a registered member for at least 6 months.

*** Weddings on weekdays are very limited and should be discussed during the meeting with the deacon or priest. They are subject to the same fees, unless you opt for a no Mass, no music, no coordinator, no rehearsal wedding with a deacon which is free.

**** The stipend for the priest or deacon is a free-will offering not included in the above costs, but is suggested.