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Extending forward the message of love through helping, caring, comforting and serving others.



Lay Pastoral Minister with 

The Community Catholic Church of Canada

*  Over 42 years in Emergency Medical Services serving the County of 

    Perth as Acting Deputy Chief and Commander for Perth County

    Paramedic Services

*  Chaplain for the Town of St.Marys Fire Department

*  Pastoral/Chaplain for Tri County Mennonite Homes - Greenwood 

   Court, Stratford 

Part time staff member of Andrew Hodges Funeral Home, St.Marys

*  Dependable, knowledgeable, honest, great sense of humour and a         long serving member of many community groups.  

*  Born and raised in St.Marys 

*  Summer in Bruce County, Sauble Beach

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                          PHONE:  1-519-301-2925                                      EMAIL: 


The First Sacrament - Baptism

As a Lay Pastoral Minister I am able to sanctify the ceremony of Baptism to anyone, child or adult.

Baptisms usually occur within the Church but I can offer within your home, even a special location,

for one or more persons.

Costs are reflected upon type of service, location and number of persons involved.




As a Wedding Officiant I provide couples the following:

  • Creation of a ceremony that will launch your experience with love and all of its fullness
  • Guidance to make your day special whether it be a Wedding, an Elopement or your Renewal of Vows
  • All weddings - Religious/non religious, any denomination, same sex couples
  • I have a Certificate of registration with the Province of Ontario under the Marriage Act, RSO
  • Meeting with you as a couple prior to your set wedding date
  • Attendance at Rehearsal if needed ($150.)
  • Direction and organization prior, wedding and post wedding of the wedding party and guests
  • Reasonable pricing - Travel (outside of Perth County) is $50./hr. - includes gas/time 
  • Weddings $375..  
  • Elopement $250. (Two witnesses provided by the couple)
  • Renewal of vows $300.
  • Destination weddings - cost of travel and accommodations
  • 50% non refundable retainer for any of the above


As a Funeral Officiant I provide the following:

Offer comfort and support to a grieving family

Present a service that captures the essence of their loved one

Assist in the healing process through their words and presence

Any funeral - Religious/non religious, Alternative

Graveside service or interment

Celebrations of Life

Allow participants a chance to grieve, remember and hear a message of hope and meaning

Funeral costs vary as to the charge by the Funeral home

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