On their way to church to get married,
a couple have a
fatal car accident. The couple are sitting on a cloud outside heaven's gate
waiting for St. Peter to do the paperwork so they can enter. While
waiting, they wonder if they could possibly get married in Heaven.
St. Peter finally showed up, and they asked him. St. Peter says, I
don t know, this is the first time anyone has ever asked. Let me
find out, and he leaves.
The couple sit on their cloud for a couple of months and begin to wonder if
they really should get married in Heaven, what with the eternal aspect of
What if it doesn t work out? , they wonder. Are we stuck together
St. Peter returns after yet another month, looking somewhat
bedraggled. Yes, he informs the couple, you can get married in
Great, says the couple. But what if things don t work out? Could
we also get a divorce in Heaven?
St. Peter goes red faced and slams his clipboard onto the ground.
What's wrong? ask the frightened couple.
Jesus! St. Peter exclaims, It took me three months to find a priest
up here! Do you have any idea how long it s going to take for me to
find a lawyer?