Sikhs, on the other hand, do not give or take dowries, and they solemnize their marriages before the Granth, their sacred book.
Knowing that he is not authorized by the laws of this state to do so, he performs a marriage ceremony or presumes to solemnize a marriage.
Although a rabbi was not needed to solemnize marriages, the rabbis suggest that their presence at weddings was desirable.
Having at length obtained Alice's consent, Talbot needed only to find a priest to solemnize their marriage.
they needed only to find a priest to solemnize their marriage
In fact, the Founders sought to solemnize the most important public events by deliberately including religious language and appeals to divine providence in the text of their speeches and documents.
And surely the ability of a religious reference to solemnize an event will depend on the religious beliefs of the person hearing the reference.
The policy called for high school students to vote on whether a student would deliver a ‘message’ or ‘invocation’ at varsity football games ‘to solemnize the event.’
It was unable to insert a clause in the Imperial Abolition Act allowing nonconformist ministers to solemnize marriages, as it was custom for colonial laws to follow rather than precede those in the metropolitan society.
Her parents came to the US to solemnize the occasion.