WHERE DOES YOUR CELEBRANT COME ON YOUR WEDDING PLANNING LIST?

So you’re planning your wedding – congratulations!  There are many websites that offer good planning tools for your wedding and these can help you decide what you need to do for your special day, depending on how simple or extravagant you want it to be....

Do you know what a civil marriage celebrant does?

Most people don’t know exactly what civil marriage celebrants do “Civil marriage celebrants have overseen the majority of marriages since 1999 and the proportion of marriage ceremonies overseen by a civil celebrant increased again to 74.1 per cent of all...
Pre-marriage education

Pre-marriage education

I’ve just discovered Sheryl Paul, an American counsellor and therapist who runs, among other things, an e-course on how to give your marriage the best chance of success.  Pre-marriage education is always desirable and if you don’t have time to attend a...

How much do you know about civil marriage ceremonies?

Civil marriages are rising every year (currently around 70% of all marriages in Australian), I believe because people want a greater choice in what can be included in their ceremony. A civil wedding ceremony is far more than basic words and procedures, although some...

Elements of a Wedding Ceremony

Most couples aren’t very familiar with the format of a marriage ceremony; what must be included for it to be legally recognised, and optional elements that can be included to make it more personal.  The following is a suggested outline.  The beauty of a civil ceremony...

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