Anyone who has planned, witnessed, catered, photographed, presided over or rehearsed a modern wedding ceremony needs to read this on-target assessment of the modern American wedding.
This gives a good sense of why so many priests I know hate weddings. And wedding rehearsals. And all that goes with them.
Sacraments shouldn’t be like this. But they are — and First Communions and Baptisms are rapidly deteriorating, too.