Alumnae

Weddings at Mount de Sales

The Chapel of Saint Francis de Sales at Mount de Sales Academy is available to graduates from Mount de Sales Academy for Catholic wedding services. Use of the Chapel for this purpose is subject to the requisite permissions of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the pastor of St. Agnes Parish. It is also subject to the constraints of school staff and the school calendar. The Chapel is not open for weddings when school is not in session.

List of 10 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: How many guests can the Chapel of St. Francis de Sales hold?

    The main Chapel of St. Francis de Sales can seat 175 guests comfortably. We will do our best to accommodate a larger number of people in the side chapel. 
  • Q: Who can get married at Mount de Sales?

    The St. Francis de Sales Chapel at Mount de Sales Academy is open for Catholic wedding ceremonies to Mount de Sales Alumnae only.
  • Q: When can I have the rehearsal?

    An approved Rehearsal may be held the evening before the wedding date in the Chapel of St. Francis de Sales. 
  • Q: How do I find out what dates are available?

    To inquire about the availability of the Chapel on a specific date or if you have other questions, please contact the Director of Alumnae Relations, Elizabeth Binette Mahon ’07 at emahon@mountdesales.org.
  • Q: What kind of decorations can I have?

    There are limitations on flower arrangements as well as other décor for weddings in the St. Francis de Sales Chapel.
  • Q: How much does it cost?

    The cost for weddings in the St. Francis de Sales Chapel is $800. 
  • Q: Will Mount de Sales provide a priest and/or musicians for the wedding ceremony?

    No, it is the responsibility of each couple to provide a priest and musician(s) for the ceremony. 
  • Q: When can I get married at Mount de Sales?

    Weddings will only be held at MDSA in the months of January-June if the date requested is available. This is due to the heavy schedule of school-sponsored events during the fall semester. Weddings are not held at MDSA during the summer months, or any of the scheduled vacations throughout the year including Christmas and Spring Break. Mount de Sales is first and foremost a school and it is during these breaks that renovations and improvements to the building occur and the Chapel is not open to the public.
  • Q: What do I need to do before I can secure a wedding date?

    In order to be married in the St. Francis de Sales Chapel, couples must complete the pre-cana process through the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Please note that you may not secure the St. Francis de Sales Chapel until the marriage is approved by the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the appropriate paperwork is completed.
  • Q: Who should I contact to learn more?

    For more information, please contact Director of Alumnae Relations Elizabeth Mahon '07 at emahon@mountdesales.org or 410.744.8498 x265.

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