Baptism Officiants in Ottawa West, ON

Dr Alan Viau

Dr Alan Viau

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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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Peter Fortier

Peter Fortier

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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

Roger Dore

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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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Francine Charland

Francine Charland

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Francine lives in Nepean, is perfectly bilingual and has over 20 years’ experience in public speaking. As a professional group facilitator, Francine is comfortable in both a small group setting and large venues with over 300 participants. As your baptismal officiant, Francine will bring sincere warmth, professionalism, patience, flexibility and a clear understanding that this day is all about creating life long memories for you and your loved ones. Francine’s warm and inviting personality makes everyone feel comfortable immediately and she is dedicated to working with you to create a very special day. She is very comfortable with non-denominational and spiritual ceremonies.

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Barbara O'Dell

Barbara O'Dell

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Barb lives in beautiful Constance Bay, Ontario with her husband of 35 years and has raised two children and lots of pets. She is a very outgoing, passionate, warm and caring person. She loves being around people and her smile will prove it. She will make your baptism, naming or welcoming ceremony the best experience possible. She will guide you along and encourage you to create your unique ceremony as one of your most memorable occasions. Barb looks forward to meeting you and your family.

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Tess Porter

Tess Porter

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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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Ken Commerford-Everett

Ken Commerford-Everett

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Ken is a designated minister serving Orleans and beyond, bringing a wealth of experience in public speaking, teaching, and dealing with countless cultures and religious activities as well as exposure to many languages. Ken is very comfortable meeting special requests and delivering ceremonies that incorporate cultural and religious content. His enthusiasm and excitement will make your baptism or naming ceremony memorable. A strong advocate for mental health education and fundraising, particularly for Alzheimer’s, Ken is also an avid lover of hockey, food, and above all, dogs! A constant smile, an endless supply of jokes and creativity, and a personal emotional touch are at your disposal when you look to bring Ken into your special day. He also looks fantastic in a kilt!

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Baptism Stories

It was such a wonderful service. We have received so many compliments from our friends and family about the baptism, many saying it was the best Baptism ceremony they have ever been to. Thank you very much for everything. We will definitely do the same type of service for our future children. Jennifer Dobson

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