The Tribunal of the Eparchy of Passaic has faculties for granting dispensations and to
process marriage files that need to be sent to other eparchies/dioceses. You can download
current marriage preparation and dispensation forms here. Please plan well in advance
and submit your dispensation requests early.
Please send your forms to the attention of:
the Judicial Vicar and Syncellus for Canonical Affairs, The Very Rev. Eduard Shestak, JCOL, STD.
Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic
445 Lackawanna Ave.
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Pre-nuptial investigation form
Verification of freedom to marry
Parental permission of a minor
Information concerning each and every prior marriage
Information for a convalidation
Information about the couples future residence
Notification to Catholic parish of baptism
Dispensation from the canonical form of marriage
Marriage permission of dispensation form
Permission or delegation for a priest to bless a marriage outside of a Catholic church building