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Father John Michael

Manalapan , NJ
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Manalapan, NJ 07726 US (map)

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732-786-1906

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Father John Michael is a Catholic Priest serving all faiths and also those who do not have a parish affiliation. The wedding services he officiates at the location of your choice are... Read more
Father John Michael is a Catholic Priest serving all faiths and also those who do not have a parish affiliation. The wedding services he officiates at the location of your choice are personal, traditional, or contemporary, and they preserve your spirituality, wedding themes, and dreams. He believes that the power of love transcends all and has celebrated first and second marriages and those without annulment. He also officiates interfaith ceremonies with rabbis and non-denominational weddings as well as cultural ceremonies: Mantilla, Filipino Weddings; Spiritual ceremonies, anniversary vow renewals, Baptisms, and other Life Cycle events. Call 732-786-1906 to schedule an appointment or email JMOSULVN@AOL.COM Read less
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Unitarian
In which states are you licensed?
NJ, NY, PA

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Samantha
Wedding:
10/23/2015
5.0/5.0
Father John was amazing. When we first met with him, he walked us through the everything. He had a binder filled with everything we would need to put together our ceremony. As he explained everything to us, he kept reminding us that "it was our wedding." My husband used that phrase for the rest of the planning process when someone wanted to give us their input!

He was very quick to respond, and on top of things. I managed to miss the the large font that said "due one month before the ceremony!" Father John reached out to my husband and I about a week before the ceremony to get our choices for the ceremony. He told us not to worry, everything would be perfect- and it was!

Father John was funny and had our guests laughing during the ceremony. Thank you so much Father John!
Father John was amazing. When we first met with him, he walked us through the everything. He had a binder filled with Read more...
Father John was amazing. When we first met with him, he walked us through the everything. He had a binder filled with everything we would need to put together our ceremony. As he explained everything to us, he kept reminding us that "it was our wedding." My husband used that phrase for the rest of the planning process when someone wanted to give us their input!

He was very quick to respond, and on top of things. I managed to miss the the large font that said "due one month before the ceremony!" Father John reached out to my husband and I about a week before the ceremony to get our choices for the ceremony. He told us not to worry, everything would be perfect- and it was!

Father John was funny and had our guests laughing during the ceremony. Thank you so much Father John! Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
6/13/2015
5.0/5.0
Father John was an amazing officiant for our June wedding. He was very easy to work with and helpful during our entire wedding planning process. He kept us relaxed on our wedding day and kept the ceremony moving without feeling rushed. Our guests were very complimentary of him!

I highly recommend using Father John – especially if you are looking for a ceremony that mixes both traditional and contemporary ideas.
Father John was an amazing officiant for our June wedding. He was very easy to work with and helpful during our entire Read more...
Father John was an amazing officiant for our June wedding. He was very easy to work with and helpful during our entire wedding planning process. He kept us relaxed on our wedding day and kept the ceremony moving without feeling rushed. Our guests were very complimentary of him!

I highly recommend using Father John – especially if you are looking for a ceremony that mixes both traditional and contemporary ideas. Read less
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Casey
Wedding:
5/9/2015
5.0/5.0
Father John is great! He was very easy to work with and extremely helpful throughout the whole process. He talked us through all the aspects of our ceremony and made sure we were comfortable with all our decisions for the big day. We met with him twice throughout the year and a half we worked with him, and exchanged quite a few emails and phone calls! We booked him very early because we knew we wanted to use his services since he officiated my mother-in-laws wedding a few years early. He offered us a lot of guidance on how to get the ceremony we wanted, and helped us figure out the best way to include our mothers and grandmothers in the ceremony.

Father John also ran our rehearsal and offered us some great tips on how to get the best ceremony, including how to stand, how long the kiss should be for the best pictures, and just general advice on getting the most out of the moment.

Our ceremony was short but sweet for certain-- only about 20 minutes in total. Father John was right on track and funny. The guests really loved him. Before we knew it we were married and all his tips paid off and we got some really great photos, professional and other wise from the ceremony.

I highly recommend Father John if you are looking to create a ceremony that mixes both traditional and contemporary ceremony ideas. We had some prayers and traditional Catholic blessings, but we also had secular readings. It was a blend that really spoke to us as a couple, and I think that resonated with the guests. Father John is really great at offering tips and advice on getting to the ceremony you want and will help you figure out what that means, because it's important to him that it's about the two of you and not anyone else. I couldn't be happier with Father John's services!
Father John is great! He was very easy to work with and extremely helpful throughout the whole process. He talked us Read more...
Father John is great! He was very easy to work with and extremely helpful throughout the whole process. He talked us through all the aspects of our ceremony and made sure we were comfortable with all our decisions for the big day. We met with him twice throughout the year and a half we worked with him, and exchanged quite a few emails and phone calls! We booked him very early because we knew we wanted to use his services since he officiated my mother-in-laws wedding a few years early. He offered us a lot of guidance on how to get the ceremony we wanted, and helped us figure out the best way to include our mothers and grandmothers in the ceremony.

Father John also ran our rehearsal and offered us some great tips on how to get the best ceremony, including how to stand, how long the kiss should be for the best pictures, and just general advice on getting the most out of the moment.

Our ceremony was short but sweet for certain-- only about 20 minutes in total. Father John was right on track and funny. The guests really loved him. Before we knew it we were married and all his tips paid off and we got some really great photos, professional and other wise from the ceremony.

I highly recommend Father John if you are looking to create a ceremony that mixes both traditional and contemporary ceremony ideas. We had some prayers and traditional Catholic blessings, but we also had secular readings. It was a blend that really spoke to us as a couple, and I think that resonated with the guests. Father John is really great at offering tips and advice on getting to the ceremony you want and will help you figure out what that means, because it's important to him that it's about the two of you and not anyone else. I couldn't be happier with Father John's services! Read less
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Jaclyn
Wedding:
4/18/2015
5.0/5.0
Rev. John Michael was our priest for our wedding day and was absolutely amazing. When I first met him, he was so friendly, funny, and helped me understand the importance of the blessing of the rings and vows. I had many questions of course and for most of them he always responded with, "Who's wedding is it?" which made me feel so happy to know that he supported my ideas for the ceremony. I was so excited to hear that he was available the day of my wedding and could not imagine it being anyone else but him now looking back. He made our ceremony so perfect and said all of the right things so naturally. In addition, as a nervous bride it was such a great feeling to watch how smoothly everything went and trusting that he will guide me through the whole way. What I loved was that he turned us towards the guests when placing the rings on and saying our vows so that everyone can see. Pictures came out beautiful because of that piece of advice. We will gladly recommend him to anyone!
Rev. John Michael was our priest for our wedding day and was absolutely amazing. When I first met him, he was so friendly, Read more...
Rev. John Michael was our priest for our wedding day and was absolutely amazing. When I first met him, he was so friendly, funny, and helped me understand the importance of the blessing of the rings and vows. I had many questions of course and for most of them he always responded with, "Who's wedding is it?" which made me feel so happy to know that he supported my ideas for the ceremony. I was so excited to hear that he was available the day of my wedding and could not imagine it being anyone else but him now looking back. He made our ceremony so perfect and said all of the right things so naturally. In addition, as a nervous bride it was such a great feeling to watch how smoothly everything went and trusting that he will guide me through the whole way. What I loved was that he turned us towards the guests when placing the rings on and saying our vows so that everyone can see. Pictures came out beautiful because of that piece of advice. We will gladly recommend him to anyone! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
3/14/2015
5.0/5.0
My Husband and I used father John for our March 2015 wedding at the English Manor. My husband and I are both catholic, but not super religious, so it was important to include a few religious details in our wedding without going overboard into a full mass. Father John was able to do just that for us. We had our initial meeting about 10 months before our wedding and form that first day I knew it would be a good fit. Every time either of us discussed our wedding Father John would interrupt and ask "Whose wedding is this?" to make sure that the answer was not "Mine" or "hers" or "his" but "OURS." He gave us a detailed packet with different options for ceremony styles and readings that we could do. He was willing to include as much religious stuff as we wanted while at the same time being a little more modern. My brother and brother in law did readings and father John was prepared for that as well with print outs of the readings in case they forgot their copies. Seeing how many other people had positive experiences with father John took alot of worry from me. I knew everything would go smoothly, and I was write. The ceremony went off without a hitch (minus my brother in law not being able to get the ring box from his pocket!) and I couldn't have asked for a better officiant. In fact, my brother may be using him too!
My Husband and I used father John for our March 2015 wedding at the English Manor. My husband and I are both catholic, but Read more...
My Husband and I used father John for our March 2015 wedding at the English Manor. My husband and I are both catholic, but not super religious, so it was important to include a few religious details in our wedding without going overboard into a full mass. Father John was able to do just that for us. We had our initial meeting about 10 months before our wedding and form that first day I knew it would be a good fit. Every time either of us discussed our wedding Father John would interrupt and ask "Whose wedding is this?" to make sure that the answer was not "Mine" or "hers" or "his" but "OURS." He gave us a detailed packet with different options for ceremony styles and readings that we could do. He was willing to include as much religious stuff as we wanted while at the same time being a little more modern. My brother and brother in law did readings and father John was prepared for that as well with print outs of the readings in case they forgot their copies. Seeing how many other people had positive experiences with father John took alot of worry from me. I knew everything would go smoothly, and I was write. The ceremony went off without a hitch (minus my brother in law not being able to get the ring box from his pocket!) and I couldn't have asked for a better officiant. In fact, my brother may be using him too! Read less
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Ryan
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
I had the honor of having Fr. John preside over the Catholic portion of my inter-faith wedding. He stayed true to his (and his trusty assistant, Joan) word and worked with us to keep the wedding on schedule.

His sermon could not be more on-point than it already was and I received great feedback from many members in the congregation (Both Catholics and non-Catholics) on his sermon, as he was able to connect with the audience through his sense of humor and anecdotes.

In short, I'd highly recommend using his services.
I had the honor of having Fr. John preside over the Catholic portion of my inter-faith wedding. He stayed true to his (and Read more...
I had the honor of having Fr. John preside over the Catholic portion of my inter-faith wedding. He stayed true to his (and his trusty assistant, Joan) word and worked with us to keep the wedding on schedule.

His sermon could not be more on-point than it already was and I received great feedback from many members in the congregation (Both Catholics and non-Catholics) on his sermon, as he was able to connect with the audience through his sense of humor and anecdotes.

In short, I'd highly recommend using his services. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Stephanie
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Father John was recommended to is by a couple who have used him, and we are so glad we went with him, he put our ceremony together exactly how we wanted it. And it was perfect! He cracked some jokes and had our guests laughing and he was warm and enthusiastic with our readings and prayers. And very well spoken for our vows and ring exchange! Overall wonderful officiant!
Father John was recommended to is by a couple who have used him, and we are so glad we went with him, he put our ceremony Read more...
Father John was recommended to is by a couple who have used him, and we are so glad we went with him, he put our ceremony together exactly how we wanted it. And it was perfect! He cracked some jokes and had our guests laughing and he was warm and enthusiastic with our readings and prayers. And very well spoken for our vows and ring exchange! Overall wonderful officiant! Read less
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Bridget
Wedding:
7/28/2013
5.0/5.0
I am so grateful we found Father John. My husband and I had our hearts set on a beach ceremony, although I was raised in a large Catholic family. Father John was a perfect find, as he is willing to do outdoor ceremonies and will only make them as religious as you want. He gave us a packet with different readings, vows, and unity ceremonies, and told us it was our wedding and we should do whatever we wanted, although he did make a few wise suggestions of some things that would/would not work well at a beach wedding. When I found a different reading I wanted to include, he very enthusiastically agreed. We were able to create a ceremony that had enough religious elements to make me and my family feel comfortable but without being too much for my husband. Afterward we had people of all different backgrounds tell us how beautiful the ceremony was and how much they loved it. None of that would have been possible without Father John's calm, good-natured, and respectful manner. He was absolutely perfect!
I am so grateful we found Father John. My husband and I had our hearts set on a beach ceremony, although I was raised in a Read more...
I am so grateful we found Father John. My husband and I had our hearts set on a beach ceremony, although I was raised in a large Catholic family. Father John was a perfect find, as he is willing to do outdoor ceremonies and will only make them as religious as you want. He gave us a packet with different readings, vows, and unity ceremonies, and told us it was our wedding and we should do whatever we wanted, although he did make a few wise suggestions of some things that would/would not work well at a beach wedding. When I found a different reading I wanted to include, he very enthusiastically agreed. We were able to create a ceremony that had enough religious elements to make me and my family feel comfortable but without being too much for my husband. Afterward we had people of all different backgrounds tell us how beautiful the ceremony was and how much they loved it. None of that would have been possible without Father John's calm, good-natured, and respectful manner. He was absolutely perfect! Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
11/24/2012
5.0/5.0
Fr. John Michael O'Sullivan was such a professional throughout our experience with him. he conducted the perfect ceremony for our style and even described an Irish Hand Fasting unity that was a unique way to bring the two of us together. He was humorous, kind of heart and really made us feel relaxed and comfortable throughout the entire experience. My husband works in the industry and has seen literally hundreds of officiants. He suggested Fr. John Michael and I am so glad that he did. We couldn't be happier!
Fr. John Michael O'Sullivan was such a professional throughout our experience with him. he conducted the perfect ceremony Read more...
Fr. John Michael O'Sullivan was such a professional throughout our experience with him. he conducted the perfect ceremony for our style and even described an Irish Hand Fasting unity that was a unique way to bring the two of us together. He was humorous, kind of heart and really made us feel relaxed and comfortable throughout the entire experience. My husband works in the industry and has seen literally hundreds of officiants. He suggested Fr. John Michael and I am so glad that he did. We couldn't be happier! Read less
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Gidget7585
Wedding:
11/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Fr. John was fantastic! so easy to work with and very witty and charming during our ceremony. Despite all of the issues with SuperStorm Sandy, he kept in contact with us to be sure everything ran smoothly the day of.
Thank you for your help and support!
Danielle and Kevin
Fr. John was fantastic! so easy to work with and very witty and charming during our ceremony. Despite all of the issues Read more...
Fr. John was fantastic! so easy to work with and very witty and charming during our ceremony. Despite all of the issues with SuperStorm Sandy, he kept in contact with us to be sure everything ran smoothly the day of.
Thank you for your help and support!
Danielle and Kevin Read less
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