“My commitment to you is to create something very special, tailored just for you. A truly customised ceremony, happy or sad, that tells your story in the most elegant, refined way, creating a beautiful memory, full of love and warmth to cherish forever.” 


Catherine Kentridge

Creating the Perfect Ceremony

Creating Your Customised Ceremony

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In addition to wedding ceremonies, Catherine creates beautiful customised celebrant ceremonies including:

  • Vow renewal Ceremonies
  • Baby Naming Ceremonies
  • Memorial Ceremonies
  • Celebration of Life Ceremonies

Whatever kind of ceremony you would like to have, please contact Catherine. She would love to help you create it.

Catherine will provide guidance on how to incorporate traditional elements and/or elements that are totally personal and original to you that you may wish to include in your ceremony. She can help you plan and write vows that are original, personal, and meaningful and advise on readings and music selection.

As a professional writer and a storyteller and actor with a trained voice,  Catherine can also guide you in how to make great speeches. Whatever your needs may be for your own customised ceremony, she will provide support and inspiration as you plan this important life event. Your ceremony will be carefully crafted and polished to reflect who you are as a couple and to tell your story.

As well as working with you during planning, Catherine is more than happy to include family members or consultants and wedding planners in the process of creating your customised ceremony.


Celebrant Ceremonies

Catherine’s unique custom-designed ceremonies include her  presence at your ceremony rehearsal if requested.

She will provide two written drafts of the ceremony, and your changes and feedback are then taken into account and the ceremony is polished to meet the most exacting requirements.

Her celebrant services include

  • A personal consultation with you
  • A unique, custom-crafted ceremony, created in close collaboration with you
  • A rehearsal if requested
  • Conducting the ceremony

Catherine is also licensed officiant for legal wedding ceremonies across Toronto.


Jessica and Brent

We were looking to find an officiant who would make our wedding ceremony be special, be unique, grab the attention of our guests, and most importantly speak to our hearts. Catherine was the perfect choice! Side-note… we asked Catherine to announce an extra surprise to our guests… that we were expecting a child! We trusted her that much, that we knew she would deliver this news with the perfect touch-- The crowd roared! Thank you Catherine for contributing so beautifully to one of the best days of our lives

Jessica and Brent - Toronto
Tanya and Andrew

The memories of our wedding day will forever be a reminder of our love for each other. We were happy that you could provide us the opportunity to share our love with our guests in such an intimate ceremony.

Tanya and Andrew - Toronto
Michelle and Kevin

You were fantastic and the ceremony was absolutely magical. We couldn't have picked a better person to conduct it with such warmth and sincerity.

Michelle and Kevin - Essex UK
Jess and Brent

Thank you once again for delivering such a perfect ceremony on Saturday!! You have no idea how many people approached us and were raving about how wonderful you were!

Jess and Brent - Toronto
Carly and Ben

Thanks again for taking the time to meet with us at such a late hour! We both felt that you were a perfect fit for us, even after a quick 30 minute chat. We loved your energy, your knowledge, and your beliefs/attitudes towards the wedding day. You have the perfect blend of formality and lightheartedness that we were looking for (and your love of cats sealed the deal!).

Carly and Ben - Toronto
Steffi and Kersti

Your German was flawless and my family was highly impressed!

Steffi and Kersti - Toronto
Joanna and Peter

You took the happy and the sad stories about our son and wove them into a beautiful ceremony.

Joanna and Peter - Toronto

Thank you for the eloquent and comforting celebration of life service. You made us feel you’d been a dear friend of our beloved mother.

Jenny and Neil (and Mia the cat)

Hiring you to perform the ceremony is the best decision we’ve ever made!

Jenny and Neil (and Mia the cat) - Toronto
Ilana and Kyle 2

After our wedding, so many people commented on how wonderful you were. You kept it interesting and fun and you were everything we could have possibly hoped for in an officiant.

Ilana and Kyle - Markham, Ontario
Nicole and Ben

People really enjoyed the way you told our story and your French was bang on!

Nicole and Ben - Toronto
Ilana and Kyle

Catherine was so wonderful that we’ve already had people ask for her contact information so she can do weddings for their relatives.

Ilana and Kyle - Markham, Ontario
Elisabeth and Behzad

You are not only such a professional, but so warm, a lovely speaker, and did such an amazing job of customizing everything to our unique needs. I can’t tell you how many people remarked on just how wonderful a job you did.

Elisabeth and Behzad - Toronto
Alicia and Jarel

We cannot thank you enough for your wonderful officiating of our marriage. We continue to receive praise for our ceremony. It was all we could have imagined, hoped and dreamed.

Alicia and Jarel - Toronto
Janet and Jeremy

It was a pleasure working with you to create an interfaith ceremony that was intimate, personal, and most importantly, meaningful to us. We are so happy as we reminisce about our special day.

Janet and Jeremy - Toronto
Shaun and Kate

We were so thrilled with how it all turned out and felt that the ceremony you scripted for us was perfect. Your command of the audience was excellent and your suggestions really made for the perfect wedding.

Shaun and Kate - Toronto
Frederick F.

At very short notice Catherine Kentridge agreed to come to our home and marry us in front of a couple dozen close friends. She was well-prepared, kind, and professional. I could not recommend her more highly.

Frederick F. - Toronto
Kim and Paul

You were like part of the family.

Kim and Paul - Toronto
Laura Nashman

It was a joy to listen to you. Your voice is like music.

Laura Nashman - Toronto
Meital and Rino

What a beautiful, elegant wedding. We are so glad we found you. You were just perfect for our ceremony.

Meital and Rino - Mississauga, GTA
Aunt at Seline and Paul’s Wedding

What a lovely ceremony. You are a natural for this. You have such presence and radiate such a sense of joy. And your accent is to die for!

Aunt at Seline and Paul’s Wedding - Mount Albert, Ontario
Kersti and Steffi

We have received so many compliments on the beautiful way the ceremony was set up.

Kersti and Steffi - Toronto
Kate and Travis

You are a lovely speaker and a true professional—your guidance and advice on creating a custom ceremony was greatly appreciated! You were a delight to work with!

Kate and Travis- Farm Wedding, Ontario
Whitney and Scott

Thank you for giving us the wedding we had dreamed of for eight years. It was perfect!

Whitney and Scott - Toronto

Celebrant Ceremonies in the UK

Many Canadian couples are choosing to elope and have a private intimate ceremony on a special holiday in the UK, before returning to Canada for the legal wedding in front of family and friends. More and more Canadian anniversary couples are also renewing their vows on a special holiday in the UK and many Canadian families  want to celebrate with family and friends in the UK, with baby naming, vow renewal or celebration of life ceremonies across the pond.

Catherine conducts celebrant ceremonies in the UK and across Canada, and because celebrant ceremonies are not legally binding, they can take place, any time, any place, anywhere.  Whether you choose a simple or elaborate affair, Catherine Kentridge will work with you to create a beautiful ceremony that marks the start of the next stage of your journey together or as a family, and a memory to treasure for always.

For more information on Catherine’s ceremonies in the UK please click here.


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Toronto, Ontario, Canada