Gisèle graduated from Saint Paul University in Ottawa and obtained a Master's Degree in Pastoral Theology. She worked as a chaplain in a French High School for a few years. Married, with four children, Gisele is a very caring and down-to-earth person. The following quotation sums up how this wedding officiant thinks: "After years of study, I needed to go back to the basics of life for balance, these being LOVE AND BEAUTY. It would be my privilege to officiate at your wedding day of LOVE in BEAUTY".
Eva is a long term resident of Saint Isidore, located east of Ottawa. Originally from Europe, she is fluent in French, English and Russian. Eva is also proficient in Romanian and Georgian languages. So if you want your wedding ceremony to be held in one of these languages, she will be happy to help. She holds a B.Sc., and is a professional member of Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario. She loves studying different cultures and meeting with various people. Eva is comfortable conducting interfaith wedding ceremonies and same-sex wedding ceremonies. Eva will find a way to make you smile and feel comfortable and calm, no matter how you envision your wedding ceremony to unfold, ensuring you never forget your special day. She believes that Marriages happen in Heaven and that Family is the most important thing in the world.
Stephanie lives in Rockland with her spouse and their new daughter. She is comfortable with large or small wedding ceremonies. Stephanie is completely fluent in French and English and is available to conduct traditional, non-denominational, spiritual or same-sex ceremonies in French, English or a blend of both languages. She likes to be involved in her community and is a member of the Valoris Foundation of Prescott-Russell and the Club Richelieu Orléans. A keen sports enthusiast, she also loves hosting dinner parties! She would like nothing more than to help make your wedding ceremony a special event and memory by working with you.
Brigitte is a fluently bilingual professional living in Orleans, and has over 10 years of Wedding and Special Event Planning expertise. Brigitte is licenced both in Ontario and Quebec. She can help you with every wedding detail, with the care and attention as if it were her own special day. She holds a degree in Recreation & Leisure, Event Planning & Design, Food & Beverage Management as well as a Sports Business Management degree. Brigitte is also certified by The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. Brigitte respects and honours all religious, spiritual, and secular backgrounds. She is comfortable conducting French, English or bilingual non–denominational, religious or same-sex wedding ceremonies.
Originally from Newfoundland, Kelly moved to Ottawa to pursue her university education. She is a certified counsellor with a Masters in Counselling. She is a friendly, warm, outgoing and highly professional individual. She has a zest for life and finds great satisfaction in bearing witness to those special moments that are created in celebrating love and happiness between two individuals. Kelly is comfortable performing religious and non-religious marriage/commitment ceremonies. In addition she is available for naming and baptismal ceremonies. Kelly will perform your ceremony according to your expectations. She looks forward to making your day special and unique. She is licenced in Ontario and Quebec
Joel-Jean is a young, dedicated and personable individual and professional who is currently living in Limoges. He is a strong communicator in both official languages. Most of all he is very creative, has excellent interpersonal skills, and laughs easily. He is also a professional actor, host, facilitator, and stage person, and he draws upon his creative talents and passion in that artistic realm as he goes about his daily life. He has university degrees in communications, theater arts (incl. arts management) and organizational development and analysis. Finally, Joel-Jean is also a part-time professor at a community college. He would be more than pleased to help make your special day a memorable one!
Nicola believes your wedding day should be celebrated the way you want. She is licenced in Ontario and Quebec and can help you with your choice of a bilingual (English/French) spiritual, non-denominational or same-sex wedding ceremony. She understands it's an expression of your love and your commitment to each other. Having worked as a birth and postpartum doula she has first-hand practice in supporting parents at every stage and appreciates the importance of celebrating life's milestones. Nicola lives in Russell, ON and has been married for over 20 years with three children. Nicola considers it to be a privilege and honour to help you celebrate your special day.
Penny Lee is based in Limoges and enjoys connecting people. When it is a connection of love, she believes she can help people nurture their relationships for a long-term commitment. Wedding ceremonies and vows should reflect the uniqueness of that relationship. She encourages and supports original ideas believing that celebrating your love in your own special way should capture the essence of your love. Whether you want an English or French ceremony, traditional or contemporary, spiritual or same-sex, Penny Lee can help make your day a truly wonderful experience. Your wedding will be unique to your lifestyle, personalized and to your complete satisfaction.
Richard has lived in the Ottawa area for most of his life, and is fluently bilingual in English and French. With over 40 years’ experience working with people from various cultures and backgrounds, he is looking forward to providing anything you need to ensure you have a memorable wedding ceremony. He has a wonderful daughter and had the pleasure to officiate his own son’s wedding. If just one attribute could be chosen to describe Richard’s character, it would be his unwavering ability to treat people as people first. He’s always sensitive and mindful of other people’s feelings. You may see Richard cycling around town or kayaking in our beautiful waterways in the region.
Luc's one of our most experienced wedding officiants. Luc is a true 'people person', flexible and open-minded, with a love for life and all that is true. Whether what you have planned is a classical wedding, or a relaxed and laid back one; whether you wish to have your ceremony in French, English or Spanish, it will be a true pleasure for Luc to perform your wedding. Please note. Always check his availability as Luc has had to reduce his availability for weddings. He now spends much of his free time doing charitable work in developing countries. Luc is licenced both in Ontario and Quebec.
Karine is open-minded, generous and has the utmost respect for couple's commitment. She is excellent at helping people finding simple gestures, words and songs that will add meaning to your unique religious, interfaith or spiritual wedding ceremony. She is fluently bilingual in French and English and lives in Orleans. She graduated with a BA in Women’s Studies from York University, she worked for four years in Asia as a teacher, and now her focus is on raising awareness about mental health and wellness. Karine’s always up for a road trip, and enjoys the opportunity to meet new people and discover new places. We know you will enjoy working with her.
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