Baptism Officiants in Ottawa, ON

Alan Viau

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Alan Viau

Alan is an actor/director, published author and composer, scientist, and farmer. He has 20 years of presenting public events around the world. He believes you deserve a welcoming ceremony that respects your vision with caring warmth, dignity and sensitivity. His calm and versatility will mark your special occasion. Alan is fluent in English and French. He is a graduate from the Universities of Ottawa and Waterloo. So whether you want a naming ceremony or a Baptism ceremony for your child you want Alan.

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Carol Cousineau

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Carol Cousineau

Carol, who lives in Orleans, is a kind and caring person with a long experience conducting wedding ceremonies. She likes to golf, garden, read and is an active bowler. She is a fantastic person who will take her role in your Baptism ceremony very seriously. Carol is the kind of professional who loves to spend time with couples to see that their ceremony is all they want it to be. She will conduct your personalized Baptism ceremony the way you want it celebrated and create a warm and welcoming ambiance for all concerned.

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Sue Kellison

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Sue Kellison

Sue is passionate about Baptisms and has excellent organizational skills to help alleviate your stress. Your baptism day is a day you will never forget and Sue will guide your ceremony along exactly as you want it and make it beautiful and meaningful. Being committed to her spiritual life, Sue respects and honours all backgrounds. She is comfortable conducing baptisms. You will be encouraged to create your unique Baptism ceremony and she will listen to your every wish and try her hardest to make it a reality.

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Joan Bruce-Nibogie

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Joan Bruce-Nibogie

Joan was recently voted the prestigious Wedding Industry Expert's award contest as the 'Best Ceremony Celebrant' in Ottawa. Joan is proud of her aboriginal heritage. She respects and values other cultures, faiths, traditions and lifestyles. Joan is a long time resident of the Metcalfe community south of Ottawa, is a retired Secondary School Guidance Assistant who brings a respectful and thoughtful presence to ensuring your special Baptism ceremony uniquely reflects your wishes. Joan enjoys time spent working on her stained glass art, singing and acting in amateur musical theatre but especially being with family and her dogs at her second home, the log cabin her parents lovingly built, in her beloved Gatineau Hills at Low, Quebec. With a warm considerate and nurturing approach, Joan welcomes the opportunity to assist you in creating a cherished and memorable occasion.

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Peter Fortier

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Peter Fortier

My name is Peter Fortier and it would be my absolute pleasure to be your officicant for one of the most important milestones your child will experience. I am open to any and all types of ceremonies - whether they be Baptisms, Christenings or Welcomings. I am an active volunteer within my community and an advocate for our youth. During my free time I enjoy swimming, cycling and most of all taking long hikes with Maggie, our golden retriever. I am a caring and compassionate individual who will work closely with you to ensure a positive experience on your child's special day. Peter was recently voted the Most Popular New Celebrant in Ottawa.

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Roger Dore

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Roger Dore

Roger Dore resides in Ottawa where he lives with his wife. He is the proud grandfather of two grand-daughters. In his retirement he has chosen to organize naming/ baptism ceremonies. He is dedicated to the proud parents who desire to plan an event, in which he is willing to work diligently, to reflect the celebration of life and the welcoming of the child. He would be proud to be part of your memorable occasion honoring your children.

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Siobhan Bond

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Siobhan Bond

Siobhan (pronounced She-von) is a fluently bilingual professional living in Ottawa, who can provide you with either a French Naming or English Naming ceremony. She is a warm, kind, friendly mother of three beautiful children. Siobhan would be an honored to help you make your child's special day exactly what you want it to be. She believes that children are the most wonderful gifts and their arrival in a family is an event to be celebrated. Siobhan is an experienced public speaker and has extensive experience listening to other people’s ideas and needs and helping to interpret them into professional and beautiful presentations. Siobhan hopes to be able to provide a ceremony that represents your hopes, dreams and traditions.

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Bill Buckland

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Bill Buckland

Bill is an established and well known resident of Kenmore close to our chapel. Bill is an experienced ceremony celebrant much in demand. Couples like Bill because he is the type of person who is warm and friendly, always available, and will relate well to your guests. He is well known for giving back to his community most notably as President of the local Agricultural Society, Chair of the Metcalfe Recreational Committee, Master of the Russell Masonic Lodge #479, and five years as President of the Metcalfe Jets Jr. B Hockey Team. He is frequently called upon as a speaker and presenter, and has worked with a broad cross section of cultures and people. Bill recognizes how important a Baptism or Naming ceremony is to you as a family, and his goal is to try to make it exceed all your expectations and needs.

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Tina Larocque

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Tina Larocque

Tina is a happy-go-lucky person, with a passion for life, possessing a very positive disposition, is organized and loves helping others fulfill their dreams. She will work closely with you to ensure your special day, for your children and family is exactly the way you envisioned. Tina is licenced in both Quebec and Ontario and is fluently bilingual. She is open and comfortable to non-denominational, spiritual, same-sex baptism and naming ceremonies. You will find that she is a non-judgemental person and listens attentively, which enables a strong connection to the family. This allows you to express your needs and opinions openly and honestly, and makes the planning enjoyable, effortless and tons of fun.

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Tess Porter

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Tess Porter

Tess is an engaging public speaker, dynamic, and a genuine person. After retirement from teaching at Algonquin College, she’s redirected her passion and enthusiasm to providing families with traditional, spiritual, same-sex baptism and naming ceremonies. Located in Nepean (West Ottawa), she has given back to her community by volunteering for many philanthropic organizations such as Immigrant Women Services Ottawa. Her number one priority is to provide a memorable joyous celebration which meets the needs and desires of the parents and family in welcoming the newest member of your family.

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Baptism Stories

The welcoming ceremony had a personal quality, with the beautiful poem and readings, that made it special for us as parents. The extra TLC you added to the ceremony made it extra special. You were warm and friendly, organized and thoughtful and we would have you back anytime! Thanks again for a wonderful memory!

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