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Timothy O'Connell

Falls Church , VA

LOCATION

Falls Church, VA US 22046 (map)
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ABOUT US

Hi,

My name is Timothy O'Connell and as an ordained Catholic priest, I have been an Officiant for the celebration of Marriage Vows since 1966. I am currently licensed to... Read more
Hi,

My name is Timothy O'Connell and as an ordained Catholic priest, I have been an Officiant for the celebration of Marriage Vows since 1966. I am currently licensed to celebrate marriages in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. (and by reciprocity in states such as Vermont, Connecticut, California, Hawaii, New Jersey and New York). With the understanding that all of the true religions are equal in the sight of God and that this Humanity is one body and one Spirit, I have officiated at weddings of almost every religious and ethnic stripe and at weddings of athiests, gnostics and agnostics. My focus is to invite you to speak your Vows from the depth of your Humanity, may they be in the presence of the One as you know and believe in the One; or not.

With materials I send home with you, I can assist you in constructing a ceremony that reflects your values and respects your families' values. And I will recommend that whatever Vows you choose to speak that you frame them beautifully on the wall of your home so that they are present to your marriage every day. YOUR SACRED/SOLEMN VOWS ARE YOUR CORNERSTONE.

My Life's education includes degrees in Philosophy and Classical languages, and advanced degrees in Theology and Psychology. My passions and skills include 'dadding' three children to their maturity in Happiness and in service to this Humanity. Too, as a Proficiant in Philosophy, I have spent my last fourty years building a school of Wisdom akin to Plato's Academy.

I have met with and walked with Doctor King, written nationally regarding the radical equality of women and the need for women Catholic priests, been imprisioned for matters of war and conscience and stood toe to toe with the Pope asking publically that the issue of birth control be left to the informed consciences of each couple.

Should you want to speak with me regarding the possibility of my celebrating as Officiant on your special day, please call me at 703 532-9431 or e-mail me at: oconnell108@aol.com. You may also visit my website at: yourweddingworks.com. I will be very glad to converse with you in these matters.

Humanity-One

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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What officiant services do you provide?
Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious Ceremony, Single Religion Ceremony
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Baha'i Faith, Buddhist, Christian (no denomination), Christian - Anglican, Christian - Baptist, Christian - Catholic, Christian - Episcopalian, Christian - Lutheran, Christian - Methodist, Christian - Mormon, Christian - Orthodox, Christian - Presbyterian, Christian - Quaker, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Muslim, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist
Can you accommodate the hearing impaired?
No

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Oliya
Wedding:
6/15/2014
5.0/5.0
We were so lucky to find Timothy O'Connell in the months before our wedding. He came very highly recommended by prior clients, all of whom had written glowing reviews on popular wedding websites. We understand why. Hiring Tim was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding - he helped to make it truly unique and memorable.

When we interviewed Tim, he explained to us his personal philosophy on marital unions and shared with us his extensive experience performing marriage ceremonies. All of this gave us a terrific sense of confidence about his ability to do the job well. We also knew that he had the skills and tools to make it special! Tim gave us a short manual for drafting your own ceremony as well as a CD of the same material. My spouse and I collaborated and bonded over the ceremony drafting process, reading the manual, selecting our favorite passages together, and writing some of our own. We incorporated into our ceremony a reflection to be spoken by Tim, and the result was a fresh and unique celebration that tied together our values and ideas about love and marriage. Tim helped us create a truly personal and original ceremony.

Throughout the process, Tim was responsive, detail oriented, and incredibly attentive. He offered helpful advice that made the logistics of our ceremony smoother. Tim attended our rehearsal and helped us stay on track amid the happy chaos of distant family and friends seeing each other for the first time. Tim's delivery at the ceremony was perfect. He has a peaceful presence and a quiet confidence that has a way of channeling the eternal values behind marriage. His comments during our ceremony were profound and inspiring. We happily endorse him as a capable and truly gifted officiant. We were so lucky to have him join us on our special day!
We were so lucky to find Timothy O'Connell in the months before our wedding. He came very highly recommended by prior Read more...
We were so lucky to find Timothy O'Connell in the months before our wedding. He came very highly recommended by prior clients, all of whom had written glowing reviews on popular wedding websites. We understand why. Hiring Tim was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding - he helped to make it truly unique and memorable.

When we interviewed Tim, he explained to us his personal philosophy on marital unions and shared with us his extensive experience performing marriage ceremonies. All of this gave us a terrific sense of confidence about his ability to do the job well. We also knew that he had the skills and tools to make it special! Tim gave us a short manual for drafting your own ceremony as well as a CD of the same material. My spouse and I collaborated and bonded over the ceremony drafting process, reading the manual, selecting our favorite passages together, and writing some of our own. We incorporated into our ceremony a reflection to be spoken by Tim, and the result was a fresh and unique celebration that tied together our values and ideas about love and marriage. Tim helped us create a truly personal and original ceremony.

Throughout the process, Tim was responsive, detail oriented, and incredibly attentive. He offered helpful advice that made the logistics of our ceremony smoother. Tim attended our rehearsal and helped us stay on track amid the happy chaos of distant family and friends seeing each other for the first time. Tim's delivery at the ceremony was perfect. He has a peaceful presence and a quiet confidence that has a way of channeling the eternal values behind marriage. His comments during our ceremony were profound and inspiring. We happily endorse him as a capable and truly gifted officiant. We were so lucky to have him join us on our special day! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We wanted to find someone who would provide a thoughtful and personalized ceremony, and Timothy delivered exactly what we hoped for! Timothy guided us through our choices for putting a ceremony together, answered all our questions, but let us choose the exact format and readings we wanted. His input and advice from the first meeting through the day of the wedding put us both at ease through the entire process.
We wanted to find someone who would provide a thoughtful and personalized ceremony, and Timothy delivered exactly what we Read more...
We wanted to find someone who would provide a thoughtful and personalized ceremony, and Timothy delivered exactly what we hoped for! Timothy guided us through our choices for putting a ceremony together, answered all our questions, but let us choose the exact format and readings we wanted. His input and advice from the first meeting through the day of the wedding put us both at ease through the entire process. Read less
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GoToSleep
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Timothy was wonderful in every aspect of our wedding! Timothy allows you to plan your entire wedding ceremony so you get to add your own unique style to your wedding. We had a fusion wedding, both Christian and Hindu ceremonies, and Timothy was extremely flexible. Timothy really allowed us to make this day everything we dreamed of and we are so thankful!
Timothy was wonderful in every aspect of our wedding! Timothy allows you to plan your entire wedding ceremony so you get Read more...
Timothy was wonderful in every aspect of our wedding! Timothy allows you to plan your entire wedding ceremony so you get to add your own unique style to your wedding. We had a fusion wedding, both Christian and Hindu ceremonies, and Timothy was extremely flexible. Timothy really allowed us to make this day everything we dreamed of and we are so thankful! Read less
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Ernest
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
We can't say enough good things about Timothy. He was the perfect person for our wedding. He is friendly, spiritual and easy to work with. He provided a lot of great information that let us build our wedding the way we wanted and he eagerly participated in our plans. We wanted to start our ceremony with the wedding scene from the Princess Bride and he played the part perfectly. Timothy also delivered the perfect sermon. It was the appropriate length while being meaningful and adding to the occasion.

We liked that Timothy spent time with us before the service and he ensured that he understood what we wanted. He was on time, made sure the service moved along and was fun to have at the reception. We received many compliments from the guests, who all enjoyed spending time with him.

We gladly recommend Timothy to anyone looking to get married. He truly cares about people and that comes through in everything he does. We were lucky to have as part of our wedding.

Ernie and Lisa
We can't say enough good things about Timothy. He was the perfect person for our wedding. He is friendly, spiritual and Read more...
We can't say enough good things about Timothy. He was the perfect person for our wedding. He is friendly, spiritual and easy to work with. He provided a lot of great information that let us build our wedding the way we wanted and he eagerly participated in our plans. We wanted to start our ceremony with the wedding scene from the Princess Bride and he played the part perfectly. Timothy also delivered the perfect sermon. It was the appropriate length while being meaningful and adding to the occasion.

We liked that Timothy spent time with us before the service and he ensured that he understood what we wanted. He was on time, made sure the service moved along and was fun to have at the reception. We received many compliments from the guests, who all enjoyed spending time with him.

We gladly recommend Timothy to anyone looking to get married. He truly cares about people and that comes through in everything he does. We were lucky to have as part of our wedding.

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We wanted to find someone who would provide a personalized ceremony, and Timothy was recommended by our previously married friends. Timothy allowed us to meet him in person before having us make our decision on whether or not we wanted to use him for the ceremony. He gave us feedback on our personalized ceremony text from a book that has a lot of options. His input and advice from the first meeting through the day of the wedding was nothing but stellar!
We wanted to find someone who would provide a personalized ceremony, and Timothy was recommended by our previously married Read more...
We wanted to find someone who would provide a personalized ceremony, and Timothy was recommended by our previously married friends. Timothy allowed us to meet him in person before having us make our decision on whether or not we wanted to use him for the ceremony. He gave us feedback on our personalized ceremony text from a book that has a lot of options. His input and advice from the first meeting through the day of the wedding was nothing but stellar! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Timothy was professional and very easy to work with. I'd recommend him to anyone who needs an officiant.
Timothy was professional and very easy to work with. I'd recommend him to anyone who needs an officiant.
Timothy was professional and very easy to work with. I'd recommend him to anyone who needs an officiant. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
5/3/2014
5.0/5.0
Timothy was very accessible. We were able to meet with him in person and get to know him, which we really enjoyed. He joined us for our rehearsal/dinner, too. He was punctual, polite, and professional. We were looking for an officiant who had a background in Catholicism, but who represented our spiritual and non-denominational beliefs, and Timothy was a great match. He provided resources which made planning the ceremony a not-so-daunting task. Our wedding day was beautiful and we had everything we desired for the ceremony. Thank you Timothy! :)
Timothy was very accessible. We were able to meet with him in person and get to know him, which we really enjoyed. He Read more...
Timothy was very accessible. We were able to meet with him in person and get to know him, which we really enjoyed. He joined us for our rehearsal/dinner, too. He was punctual, polite, and professional. We were looking for an officiant who had a background in Catholicism, but who represented our spiritual and non-denominational beliefs, and Timothy was a great match. He provided resources which made planning the ceremony a not-so-daunting task. Our wedding day was beautiful and we had everything we desired for the ceremony. Thank you Timothy! :) Read less
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Robert & Marilyn
Wedding:
4/26/2014
5.0/5.0
Timothy was a very responsive and informative Officiant. He provided a manual which laid out a suggested process as well as suggested readings, vows and other information which allows you to plan YOUR wedding. What was most impressive was his willingness to allowed, with his help, to craft OUR wedding.
Wedding day he was on time (early) and reviewed what would happen and who was doing what, which was helpful for the rest of the wedding party. He allowed and fostered by his actions and words, making us the focus of the wedding. Call him, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. He is an outstanding Officiant, Call him.
Timothy was a very responsive and informative Officiant. He provided a manual which laid out a suggested process as well Read more...
Timothy was a very responsive and informative Officiant. He provided a manual which laid out a suggested process as well as suggested readings, vows and other information which allows you to plan YOUR wedding. What was most impressive was his willingness to allowed, with his help, to craft OUR wedding.
Wedding day he was on time (early) and reviewed what would happen and who was doing what, which was helpful for the rest of the wedding party. He allowed and fostered by his actions and words, making us the focus of the wedding. Call him, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. He is an outstanding Officiant, Call him. Read less
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Jackie
Wedding:
4/19/2014
5.0/5.0
We had a wonderful experience with Tim. He was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. We met with Tim in his home and immediately loved his disposition - he was warm, friendly, intelligent, open minded, thoughtful, and a great speaker (there is a very pleasant quality in his voice). He took the time to learn about us as a couple and shared his story so we could see if he was a good fit for us. We had a nondenominational wedding and he was open and flexible to give us the ceremony that worked for us (including wardrobe - he tempted my husband with his story about dressing up as Gandalf for a previous wedding!). He was the only officiant we met with since we did not feel the need to look further after our meeting. He provided us with materials to help us put together our ceremony, which was tremendously informative and clearly laid out the components of the ceremony. This allowed us to focus on the content of the ceremony. Tim was available to us for advice when we had questions, but the book and his guidance during our initial meeting made everything very easy.

The ceremony was perfect and Tim did an amazing job. He spoke clearly and eloquently and really set a lovely tone for our ceremony. (From other weddings we've attended, this is not always the case and we've seen other officiants struggle through pronouncing the couple's name). We received so many compliments about our ceremony and how great and funny Tim was (he made everyone laugh when the wind blew and made him lose his spot in his notebook). One of our friends getting married next year even asked for his contact information for her own wedding. We highly recommend Tim - he is guaranteed to be fantastic.
We had a wonderful experience with Tim. He was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. We met with Tim in his home Read more...
We had a wonderful experience with Tim. He was a pleasure to work with from start to finish. We met with Tim in his home and immediately loved his disposition - he was warm, friendly, intelligent, open minded, thoughtful, and a great speaker (there is a very pleasant quality in his voice). He took the time to learn about us as a couple and shared his story so we could see if he was a good fit for us. We had a nondenominational wedding and he was open and flexible to give us the ceremony that worked for us (including wardrobe - he tempted my husband with his story about dressing up as Gandalf for a previous wedding!). He was the only officiant we met with since we did not feel the need to look further after our meeting. He provided us with materials to help us put together our ceremony, which was tremendously informative and clearly laid out the components of the ceremony. This allowed us to focus on the content of the ceremony. Tim was available to us for advice when we had questions, but the book and his guidance during our initial meeting made everything very easy.

The ceremony was perfect and Tim did an amazing job. He spoke clearly and eloquently and really set a lovely tone for our ceremony. (From other weddings we've attended, this is not always the case and we've seen other officiants struggle through pronouncing the couple's name). We received so many compliments about our ceremony and how great and funny Tim was (he made everyone laugh when the wind blew and made him lose his spot in his notebook). One of our friends getting married next year even asked for his contact information for her own wedding. We highly recommend Tim - he is guaranteed to be fantastic. Read less
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Devin
Wedding:
4/12/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I wanted a non-traditional wedding without a lot of fluff. Timothy was perfect. He was so understanding and helpful. He helped make our day more perfect than we could have imagined. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect fit and would recommend him as an officiant for anyone's special day.
My husband and I wanted a non-traditional wedding without a lot of fluff. Timothy was perfect. He was so understanding and Read more...
My husband and I wanted a non-traditional wedding without a lot of fluff. Timothy was perfect. He was so understanding and helpful. He helped make our day more perfect than we could have imagined. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect fit and would recommend him as an officiant for anyone's special day. Read less
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Kevin
Wedding:
1/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell comes highly recommended on this site for good reason. I can't say we waited last minute but 1 month before the wedding on an Easter Sunday is pretty last minute. With that being said, I'm sure you can imagine all of the running around and other necessities to take care of before the wedding, if we didn't find Timothy to keep a calm and sane voice through this whole process I'm sure we would have went crazy. He met with us and walked us through setting up the wedding a couple weeks before the event and by the time our date came we were like old pros ready to go. This is for me a once in a lifetime event and I'm excited to say that Mr. O'Connell was one of the best decisions of our once in a lifetime event of our Wedding. Thank you,
Timothy O'Connell comes highly recommended on this site for good reason. I can't say we waited last minute but 1 month Read more...
Timothy O'Connell comes highly recommended on this site for good reason. I can't say we waited last minute but 1 month before the wedding on an Easter Sunday is pretty last minute. With that being said, I'm sure you can imagine all of the running around and other necessities to take care of before the wedding, if we didn't find Timothy to keep a calm and sane voice through this whole process I'm sure we would have went crazy. He met with us and walked us through setting up the wedding a couple weeks before the event and by the time our date came we were like old pros ready to go. This is for me a once in a lifetime event and I'm excited to say that Mr. O'Connell was one of the best decisions of our once in a lifetime event of our Wedding. Thank you, Read less
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Bridget
Wedding:
1/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was the EXACT officiant we wanted for our wedding. My husband and I have very different religious views and Timothy was able to blend our views perfectly. We were able to make our ceremony so it was exactly how we wanted it! We were from out of town and he was able to cater to our times when we came in to meet. We also had a last minute change the day before and he was so amazing about changing it, it took all our stress away!

He has a great spirit and I would recommend him to anyone! He is just great about making the ceremony completely about the couple and what the couple wants no matter what it may be!
Timothy O'Connell was the EXACT officiant we wanted for our wedding. My husband and I have very different religious views Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was the EXACT officiant we wanted for our wedding. My husband and I have very different religious views and Timothy was able to blend our views perfectly. We were able to make our ceremony so it was exactly how we wanted it! We were from out of town and he was able to cater to our times when we came in to meet. We also had a last minute change the day before and he was so amazing about changing it, it took all our stress away!

He has a great spirit and I would recommend him to anyone! He is just great about making the ceremony completely about the couple and what the couple wants no matter what it may be! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Tim was the BEST choice we made for an officiant! He has a beautiful voice, it lent the ceremony grace and dignity. He himself is a delightful, gentle and soft spoken man. He helped us craft a beautiful ceremony with the help of advice, book and a CD. He performed the handfasting ceremony as well as the unity candle ceremony and gave an extempore speech for us. He read all the lovely passages we had chosen in his melodious voice. And he did not object to my slightly different arrangement of vows - he is wonderful! He encouraged us, he had us articulate our love for each other, and he gently guided us to a perfect ceremony.
Tim was the BEST choice we made for an officiant! He has a beautiful voice, it lent the ceremony grace and dignity. He Read more...
Tim was the BEST choice we made for an officiant! He has a beautiful voice, it lent the ceremony grace and dignity. He himself is a delightful, gentle and soft spoken man. He helped us craft a beautiful ceremony with the help of advice, book and a CD. He performed the handfasting ceremony as well as the unity candle ceremony and gave an extempore speech for us. He read all the lovely passages we had chosen in his melodious voice. And he did not object to my slightly different arrangement of vows - he is wonderful! He encouraged us, he had us articulate our love for each other, and he gently guided us to a perfect ceremony. Read less
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Douglas
Wedding:
11/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Father Timothy is a remarkable, spiritual person. He helped us plan such a wonderful wedding, and was sincere about the beauty of the undertaking, reminding us of the cherishing, devotion part. And he helped tremendously with the practical as well. Tremendous mix of spirituality, solemness and humor. Couldn't imagine that it could have been any better.
Father Timothy is a remarkable, spiritual person. He helped us plan such a wonderful wedding, and was sincere about the Read more...
Father Timothy is a remarkable, spiritual person. He helped us plan such a wonderful wedding, and was sincere about the beauty of the undertaking, reminding us of the cherishing, devotion part. And he helped tremendously with the practical as well. Tremendous mix of spirituality, solemness and humor. Couldn't imagine that it could have been any better. Read less
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Bonnie
Wedding:
11/12/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't think of a better fit for our rebellious misfit of a wedding night at the Jefferson Memorial conducted by Father O'Connell. With our bumping of heads politically when we were residents of D.C to begin with we received some funny looks from our loved ones that we would want to marry there.

Our head bumping never ceases to be as we were unable to please the Catholic Church and marry within a time frame both ourselves and the church would be pleased with. This once upon a time priest was more than happy to marry us and with warm Catholic thoughts and prayers. Father O'Connell is a great guy and a fun spirit. I am so glad he was able to be apart of our special night. God places us with the right people at the right time. Now on to the paper chase with the Church to have this blessed union acknowledged.
I can't think of a better fit for our rebellious misfit of a wedding night at the Jefferson Memorial conducted by Father Read more...
I can't think of a better fit for our rebellious misfit of a wedding night at the Jefferson Memorial conducted by Father O'Connell. With our bumping of heads politically when we were residents of D.C to begin with we received some funny looks from our loved ones that we would want to marry there.

Our head bumping never ceases to be as we were unable to please the Catholic Church and marry within a time frame both ourselves and the church would be pleased with. This once upon a time priest was more than happy to marry us and with warm Catholic thoughts and prayers. Father O'Connell is a great guy and a fun spirit. I am so glad he was able to be apart of our special night. God places us with the right people at the right time. Now on to the paper chase with the Church to have this blessed union acknowledged. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was a fabulous officiant of our wedding.  He helped us tailor our wedding ceremony to match our exact wants and desires.  If you are looking for someone who is willing to make your ceremony your own, Timothy is your officiant.  We wanted to build our ceremony, using traditions from various religions and some things that were unique to us and Timothy listened to all of our ideas.  Timothy helped us work through our ideas and he made suggestions on what would work, based on his years of experience.
Timothy O'Connell was a fabulous officiant of our wedding. He helped us tailor our wedding ceremony to match our exact Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was a fabulous officiant of our wedding.  He helped us tailor our wedding ceremony to match our exact wants and desires.  If you are looking for someone who is willing to make your ceremony your own, Timothy is your officiant.  We wanted to build our ceremony, using traditions from various religions and some things that were unique to us and Timothy listened to all of our ideas.  Timothy helped us work through our ideas and he made suggestions on what would work, based on his years of experience. Read less
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Kathy
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy was the answer to our prayer to have a responsive officiant who made the wedding ceremony both spiritual and intimate. He treated us all like family as he guided our son and new daughter in law through the joy of their ceremony. We all would highly recommend him for such an important enent,
Timothy was the answer to our prayer to have a responsive officiant who made the wedding ceremony both spiritual and Read more...
Timothy was the answer to our prayer to have a responsive officiant who made the wedding ceremony both spiritual and intimate. He treated us all like family as he guided our son and new daughter in law through the joy of their ceremony. We all would highly recommend him for such an important enent, Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Father O'Connell's great reviews are well-deserved. He officiated a wonderful ceremony for us. He provided us with materials that helped us prepare a unique ceremony, one that adhered to tradition but with some unique touches. He walked us through every step of the process, was flexible to work and communicate with, and had great suggestions for making everything run smoothly. Maybe most importantly, our guests commented on his warmth and professionalism. We are fortunate to have had him officate, and would highly recommend his work.
Father O'Connell's great reviews are well-deserved. He officiated a wonderful ceremony for us. He provided us with Read more...
Father O'Connell's great reviews are well-deserved. He officiated a wonderful ceremony for us. He provided us with materials that helped us prepare a unique ceremony, one that adhered to tradition but with some unique touches. He walked us through every step of the process, was flexible to work and communicate with, and had great suggestions for making everything run smoothly. Maybe most importantly, our guests commented on his warmth and professionalism. We are fortunate to have had him officate, and would highly recommend his work. Read less
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Jaya & Nathan
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Tim was absolutely wonderful and supportive from the moment we first met him. During our first meeting, he took the time to get to know my now-husband and I in more than a superficial way and provided us with some wonderful guidance as we prepared to embark on our life together. He made us comfortable, was set on us having the ceremony the way that we wanted, and provided a source of comfort and calm among chaos. We recommend Father Tim all the way!
Tim was absolutely wonderful and supportive from the moment we first met him. During our first meeting, he took the time Read more...
Tim was absolutely wonderful and supportive from the moment we first met him. During our first meeting, he took the time to get to know my now-husband and I in more than a superficial way and provided us with some wonderful guidance as we prepared to embark on our life together. He made us comfortable, was set on us having the ceremony the way that we wanted, and provided a source of comfort and calm among chaos. We recommend Father Tim all the way! Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
I have to be honest, my husband found Timothy. And I'm so glad he did! As we did not live near him, he was available to skype whenever we needed him. This allowed us to "meet" him and see that he was the best choice. We enjoyed being able to "write" our own ceremony and he helped to make sure everything worked. The ceremony was even better than either of us could have imagined. While I was fixing my dress during cocktail hour, my husband was bombarded by everyone saying how much they loved the ceremony. They commented on how great our officiant was. And we agree. We would recommend Timothy for anyone getting married. He was a perfect fit for what we needed.
I have to be honest, my husband found Timothy. And I'm so glad he did! As we did not live near him, he was available to Read more...
I have to be honest, my husband found Timothy. And I'm so glad he did! As we did not live near him, he was available to skype whenever we needed him. This allowed us to "meet" him and see that he was the best choice. We enjoyed being able to "write" our own ceremony and he helped to make sure everything worked. The ceremony was even better than either of us could have imagined. While I was fixing my dress during cocktail hour, my husband was bombarded by everyone saying how much they loved the ceremony. They commented on how great our officiant was. And we agree. We would recommend Timothy for anyone getting married. He was a perfect fit for what we needed. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Timothy was the best Officiant we could have asked for! He met with my fiancee and I several times and helped us create a wedding ceremony that was perfect for us. He is so warm and welcoming and I absolutely loved having him marry us. I would recommend him to anyone looking for the perfect officiant.
Timothy was the best Officiant we could have asked for! He met with my fiancee and I several times and helped us create a Read more...
Timothy was the best Officiant we could have asked for! He met with my fiancee and I several times and helped us create a wedding ceremony that was perfect for us. He is so warm and welcoming and I absolutely loved having him marry us. I would recommend him to anyone looking for the perfect officiant. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We would highly recommend Tim. He was very easy to deal with, and did a wonderful ceremony.
We would highly recommend Tim. He was very easy to deal with, and did a wonderful ceremony.
We would highly recommend Tim. He was very easy to deal with, and did a wonderful ceremony. Read less
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Matthew
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
What else can I say, Mr. O'Connell was amazing and everything my wife and I were looking for. Growing up in a Catholic country, my wife's only criteria was that our officiant be a Catholic priest. I searched through Wedding Wire and really liked Mr. O'Connell's profile. When we contacted him he was very welcoming. We were overseas at the time, but we conversed via Skype, then he invited us to his house in order to review the wedding. However, when we discussed officially marrying before the actual ceremony, he offered to conduct a smaller ceremony there in his house that day, or recommended that we return another day. We went back a few days later, invited my parents, and had a small ceremony there at his house, and a bigger ceremony a few weeks later in which he conducted as well. At our bigger ceremony, Mr. O'Connell was not only punctual, he was so early that he beat the the groom to the location! I strongly recommend Mr. O'Connell to be the officiant of your wedding. Not only was he professional, he's just an overall great person and we feel like he's a part of the family!
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What else can I say, Mr. O'Connell was amazing and everything my wife and I were looking for. Growing up in a Catholic country, my wife's only criteria was that our officiant be a Catholic priest. I searched through Wedding Wire and really liked Mr. O'Connell's profile. When we contacted him he was very welcoming. We were overseas at the time, but we conversed via Skype, then he invited us to his house in order to review the wedding. However, when we discussed officially marrying before the actual ceremony, he offered to conduct a smaller ceremony there in his house that day, or recommended that we return another day. We went back a few days later, invited my parents, and had a small ceremony there at his house, and a bigger ceremony a few weeks later in which he conducted as well. At our bigger ceremony, Mr. O'Connell was not only punctual, he was so early that he beat the the groom to the location! I strongly recommend Mr. O'Connell to be the officiant of your wedding. Not only was he professional, he's just an overall great person and we feel like he's a part of the family! Read less
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Dave
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was terrific for our wedding. We met him at his house and he made us feel at home. He told us about himself and his life and asked us about ours. We met him shortly after we got engaged but did not marry until about 1 year later. We gave him only a few weeks notice and actually changed the date but he accommodated our schedule. He still had our selected wedding vows and psalms that he had us pick out. He arrived on time and made sure we both understood the process and our parts and worked well with our family who was helping to organize our wedding. The ceremony was beautiful and we would highly recommend Timothy to anyone who is getting married.
Timothy O'Connell was terrific for our wedding. We met him at his house and he made us feel at home. He told us about Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was terrific for our wedding. We met him at his house and he made us feel at home. He told us about himself and his life and asked us about ours. We met him shortly after we got engaged but did not marry until about 1 year later. We gave him only a few weeks notice and actually changed the date but he accommodated our schedule. He still had our selected wedding vows and psalms that he had us pick out. He arrived on time and made sure we both understood the process and our parts and worked well with our family who was helping to organize our wedding. The ceremony was beautiful and we would highly recommend Timothy to anyone who is getting married. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Timothy was wonderful from start to finish. His focus is to help the couple craft a ceremony that best represents them. If you are seeking an officiant to be a part of your wedding day, then I would highly recommend Timothy O'Connell.
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Timothy was wonderful from start to finish. His focus is to help the couple craft a ceremony that best represents them. If you are seeking an officiant to be a part of your wedding day, then I would highly recommend Timothy O'Connell. Read less
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Doyle
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell is a Consummate Professional! He took the time to work out EVERY detail to make our ceremony a success. I recommend him with out any reservation.
God Bless!
Timothy O'Connell is a Consummate Professional! He took the time to work out EVERY detail to make our ceremony a success. Read more...
Timothy O'Connell is a Consummate Professional! He took the time to work out EVERY detail to make our ceremony a success. I recommend him with out any reservation.
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Bridget
Wedding:
8/2/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy was absolutely amazing! He was everything we could have asked for. His values were aligned with my families' and everything went extremely smooth. His sermon was direct, thoughtful and brief (but not too brief). He 100% deserves 5 stars!!
Timothy was absolutely amazing! He was everything we could have asked for. His values were aligned with my families' and Read more...
Timothy was absolutely amazing! He was everything we could have asked for. His values were aligned with my families' and everything went extremely smooth. His sermon was direct, thoughtful and brief (but not too brief). He 100% deserves 5 stars!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Reverend Timothy O'Connell was absolutely fantastic. He helped us to make our "Love is Love" wedding two weeks after the the repeal of DOMA very special. He totally guided us through the process and helped us select beautiful readings and words for a personalized ceremony that were meaningful to us and completely captivated our guests. Rev O'Connell is totally professional, non-judgmental and supportive all the way. We highly recommend him to perform your service. Rev O'Connell was the high point of our wedding at the Four Seasons DC.
Reverend Timothy O'Connell was absolutely fantastic. He helped us to make our "Love is Love" wedding two weeks after the Read more...
Reverend Timothy O'Connell was absolutely fantastic. He helped us to make our "Love is Love" wedding two weeks after the the repeal of DOMA very special. He totally guided us through the process and helped us select beautiful readings and words for a personalized ceremony that were meaningful to us and completely captivated our guests. Rev O'Connell is totally professional, non-judgmental and supportive all the way. We highly recommend him to perform your service. Rev O'Connell was the high point of our wedding at the Four Seasons DC. Read less
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Gabriel
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy officiated my wedding on a steam engine train in Cumberland, MD. We surprised our families with the wedding and he was flexible enough to just show up with no rehearsal, with the prepared vows, and even flowers for me! and perform a wonderful ceremony. I could not rate Timothy any more than 5+ stars!
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Timothy officiated my wedding on a steam engine train in Cumberland, MD. We surprised our families with the wedding and he was flexible enough to just show up with no rehearsal, with the prepared vows, and even flowers for me! and perform a wonderful ceremony. I could not rate Timothy any more than 5+ stars! Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy did a great job officiating our wedding and was a great help to us in the months leading up to the big day as we tried to plan out the ceremony. He was there with us every step of the way to answer questions and to make sure that our ceremony really reflected us.
Timothy did a great job officiating our wedding and was a great help to us in the months leading up to the big day as we Read more...
Timothy did a great job officiating our wedding and was a great help to us in the months leading up to the big day as we tried to plan out the ceremony. He was there with us every step of the way to answer questions and to make sure that our ceremony really reflected us. Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
We could not have been more pleased with Timothy as our wedding officiant. He really took the time to help us create a very personal wedding ceremony and mingled with our wedding party/guests who all loved him! His service was exceptional and I would absolutely recommend him as a wedding officiant!
We could not have been more pleased with Timothy as our wedding officiant. He really took the time to help us create a Read more...
We could not have been more pleased with Timothy as our wedding officiant. He really took the time to help us create a very personal wedding ceremony and mingled with our wedding party/guests who all loved him! His service was exceptional and I would absolutely recommend him as a wedding officiant! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy did a beautiful job officiating our wedding this June. From the start, he was very easy to work with and helped us create our own completely personalized wedding ceremony. He has a wealth of experience and resources including a book of suggested readings/prayers/vows that helped us create a ceremony that was reflective of our values and our relationship. We really enjoyed our ceremony experience together and appreciate all the effort Timothy put forth to help make the day so special. Many of our guests even commented that our ceremony was one of the most personal and touching ceremonies they have attended.

Thank you so much Timothy being part of our day!
Timothy did a beautiful job officiating our wedding this June. From the start, he was very easy to work with and helped us Read more...
Timothy did a beautiful job officiating our wedding this June. From the start, he was very easy to work with and helped us create our own completely personalized wedding ceremony. He has a wealth of experience and resources including a book of suggested readings/prayers/vows that helped us create a ceremony that was reflective of our values and our relationship. We really enjoyed our ceremony experience together and appreciate all the effort Timothy put forth to help make the day so special. Many of our guests even commented that our ceremony was one of the most personal and touching ceremonies they have attended.

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Debra
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
One of the best decisions my husband and I made was having Mr. O'Connell officiate our wedding. When we first contacted him, we had a nice phone interview where we introduced ourselves and Mr. O'Connell spoke in depth about himself. Mr. O'Connell welcomed us into his home for an in-person meeting and we knew as soon as we walked out of his home that he was the person we wanted to marry us. He's kind and very genuine; he embodied all of the traits that really captivated us and spoke to us. He really took the time to get to know the two of us and worked with us to make our vows truly our own. Every detail was tailored to what we wanted. Our ceremony were more than what we anticipated them being. During our reception, over and over, our guests had come to us with compliments regarding Mr. O'Connell's services. He has such a blessed soul that my husband and I will continue to keep in touch with Mr. O'Connell. We couldn't recommend anyone better.
One of the best decisions my husband and I made was having Mr. O'Connell officiate our wedding. When we first contacted Read more...
One of the best decisions my husband and I made was having Mr. O'Connell officiate our wedding. When we first contacted him, we had a nice phone interview where we introduced ourselves and Mr. O'Connell spoke in depth about himself. Mr. O'Connell welcomed us into his home for an in-person meeting and we knew as soon as we walked out of his home that he was the person we wanted to marry us. He's kind and very genuine; he embodied all of the traits that really captivated us and spoke to us. He really took the time to get to know the two of us and worked with us to make our vows truly our own. Every detail was tailored to what we wanted. Our ceremony were more than what we anticipated them being. During our reception, over and over, our guests had come to us with compliments regarding Mr. O'Connell's services. He has such a blessed soul that my husband and I will continue to keep in touch with Mr. O'Connell. We couldn't recommend anyone better. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
While I was very pleased with 95% of our wedding vendors, choosing Timothy O'Connell as our officiant was easily one of the top 2 or 3 wedding decisions that we made and I am so grateful. I can imagine being happy with a different florist or photographer, but I cannot imagine our wedding without Timothy. I was never one to pay attention to wedding details before planning my own, but the officiants I've seen since did not even remotely hold a candle to Timothy.
Due to a previous marriage (plus a Sunday wedding date), my husband and I could not have the Catholic church wedding we wanted, and we found it surprisingly difficult to book any sort of church. Our wedding was less than 3 months away when we finally found a small chapel. From online reviews I immediately knew that Timothy was the officiant for us - this was confirmed as soon as I spoke to him on the phone - and I was in tears (of relief!) after my husband and I met him. Timothy has an incredibly warm and gracious manner: he gave our ceremony such an intimate, personal vibe. I am not an overly spiritual person and find certain kinds of spiritual talk off-putting or even false but Timothy has the rare gift of being able to talk about spirituality in a way that feels lofty yet genuine, elevated yet real. He has a distinctive worldview - which I found fascinating and appealing - yet he's very careful not to impose his ideas: his focus is on making sure that the ceremony truly represents the couple's personalities and values. We were able to have a personalized ceremony that was both traditionally Catholic yet quirky. Timothy seems game for almost anything - he was even willing to dress up in costume! (We stuck to traditional priest's robes, but it truly pained me not to take advantage of this.)
It's been almost 5 months since our wedding and my husband and I still talk about Timothy (a lot). I wish we could hire Timothy again for another event and if I can ever invent another occasion, we will!
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While I was very pleased with 95% of our wedding vendors, choosing Timothy O'Connell as our officiant was easily one of the top 2 or 3 wedding decisions that we made and I am so grateful. I can imagine being happy with a different florist or photographer, but I cannot imagine our wedding without Timothy. I was never one to pay attention to wedding details before planning my own, but the officiants I've seen since did not even remotely hold a candle to Timothy.
Due to a previous marriage (plus a Sunday wedding date), my husband and I could not have the Catholic church wedding we wanted, and we found it surprisingly difficult to book any sort of church. Our wedding was less than 3 months away when we finally found a small chapel. From online reviews I immediately knew that Timothy was the officiant for us - this was confirmed as soon as I spoke to him on the phone - and I was in tears (of relief!) after my husband and I met him. Timothy has an incredibly warm and gracious manner: he gave our ceremony such an intimate, personal vibe. I am not an overly spiritual person and find certain kinds of spiritual talk off-putting or even false but Timothy has the rare gift of being able to talk about spirituality in a way that feels lofty yet genuine, elevated yet real. He has a distinctive worldview - which I found fascinating and appealing - yet he's very careful not to impose his ideas: his focus is on making sure that the ceremony truly represents the couple's personalities and values. We were able to have a personalized ceremony that was both traditionally Catholic yet quirky. Timothy seems game for almost anything - he was even willing to dress up in costume! (We stuck to traditional priest's robes, but it truly pained me not to take advantage of this.)
It's been almost 5 months since our wedding and my husband and I still talk about Timothy (a lot). I wish we could hire Timothy again for another event and if I can ever invent another occasion, we will! Read less
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bee
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Mr. O'Connell did an excellent job on our ceremony. It was really beautiful and he had several guests in tears before it was over. We were VERY nervous because of all of the attention, but he guided us through the each part of the ceremony. We only rehearsed ten minutes the day before and I was worried we would mess up but Mr. O' Connell was there to give little discrete reminders to us and our bridal party of what to do next. His reflection was excellent and I really liked it. I am glad we chose him and if I had to do it all again I would choose him without question. Thank you so much Mr. O' Connell from Barb and Chris!
Mr. O'Connell did an excellent job on our ceremony. It was really beautiful and he had several guests in tears before it Read more...
Mr. O'Connell did an excellent job on our ceremony. It was really beautiful and he had several guests in tears before it was over. We were VERY nervous because of all of the attention, but he guided us through the each part of the ceremony. We only rehearsed ten minutes the day before and I was worried we would mess up but Mr. O' Connell was there to give little discrete reminders to us and our bridal party of what to do next. His reflection was excellent and I really liked it. I am glad we chose him and if I had to do it all again I would choose him without question. Thank you so much Mr. O' Connell from Barb and Chris! Read less
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Melinda
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Bottom line: Timothy exceeded our expectations as an officiant! He helped us design the ceremony, develop the script and did a superb job in officiating the actual wedding (including adeptly handling some last minute curveballs we threw at him). He guided us through the process and helped us find an appropriate style and tone based on our unique needs and the profile of the audience (i.e., our quirky extended family). He was professional, punctual, gracious and respectful of our unique needs. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a high-quality officiant that you can trust.
Bottom line: Timothy exceeded our expectations as an officiant! He helped us design the ceremony, develop the script and Read more...
Bottom line: Timothy exceeded our expectations as an officiant! He helped us design the ceremony, develop the script and did a superb job in officiating the actual wedding (including adeptly handling some last minute curveballs we threw at him). He guided us through the process and helped us find an appropriate style and tone based on our unique needs and the profile of the audience (i.e., our quirky extended family). He was professional, punctual, gracious and respectful of our unique needs. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a high-quality officiant that you can trust. Read less
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Stephen
Wedding:
5/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Rob and I were searching for a wedding officiant in Washington, DC to perform our same sex wedding. We found Timothy O'Connell and struck gold! Rob and I reside in the State of Florida, which does not acknowledge marriage equality. The plan was to fly into DC, get married, and return to Florida on the same day. Because of our time constraints, we needed an officiant that would work with us and Timothy did just that. The ceremony, simple, brief and perfect, took place at the Dupont Circle fountain. It was both beautiful and meaningful. That day will be a cherished memory for us for as long as we live. Timothy is a wonderful man and we would strongly recommend him to anyone that is looking for the perfect officiant.
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Rob and I were searching for a wedding officiant in Washington, DC to perform our same sex wedding. We found Timothy O'Connell and struck gold! Rob and I reside in the State of Florida, which does not acknowledge marriage equality. The plan was to fly into DC, get married, and return to Florida on the same day. Because of our time constraints, we needed an officiant that would work with us and Timothy did just that. The ceremony, simple, brief and perfect, took place at the Dupont Circle fountain. It was both beautiful and meaningful. That day will be a cherished memory for us for as long as we live. Timothy is a wonderful man and we would strongly recommend him to anyone that is looking for the perfect officiant. Read less
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Stephen
Wedding:
5/14/2013
5.0/5.0
We found Timothy O'Connell through the DC Marriage Bureau. Our situation is somewhat unique, as we reside in the State of Florida and same sex marriage is not legal here. We contacted Timothy and inquired about holding a very brief and casual ceremony at the fountain in Dupont Circle. We explained that we would be flying in and out on the same day. Timothy was very accommodating and flexible and worked with us to ensure that every aspect, legal and otherwise, was addressed prior to the ceremony. Rob and I had a very nice ceremony in DC and we would highly recommend the services of Timothy O'Connell.
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We found Timothy O'Connell through the DC Marriage Bureau. Our situation is somewhat unique, as we reside in the State of Florida and same sex marriage is not legal here. We contacted Timothy and inquired about holding a very brief and casual ceremony at the fountain in Dupont Circle. We explained that we would be flying in and out on the same day. Timothy was very accommodating and flexible and worked with us to ensure that every aspect, legal and otherwise, was addressed prior to the ceremony. Rob and I had a very nice ceremony in DC and we would highly recommend the services of Timothy O'Connell. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Timothy officiated our wedding yesterday and it was wonderful! He worked with us in the months leading up to our wedding to help us plan the ceremony, and he provided a lot of useful guidance and made things so easy. Everyone kept telling us how much they loved the ceremony and thought Timothy was great. He accepted our invitation to attend the reception and rehearsal dinner, and all of our family and friends really enjoyed getting to know him. He is one of the nicest people I have ever met, and has a great sense of humor. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for an officiant--you will not be disappointed, and you will love working with him!
--Meghan and John
Timothy officiated our wedding yesterday and it was wonderful! He worked with us in the months leading up to our wedding Read more...
Timothy officiated our wedding yesterday and it was wonderful! He worked with us in the months leading up to our wedding to help us plan the ceremony, and he provided a lot of useful guidance and made things so easy. Everyone kept telling us how much they loved the ceremony and thought Timothy was great. He accepted our invitation to attend the reception and rehearsal dinner, and all of our family and friends really enjoyed getting to know him. He is one of the nicest people I have ever met, and has a great sense of humor. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for an officiant--you will not be disappointed, and you will love working with him!
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Spencer
Wedding:
5/11/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was truly wonderful. He really help my wife and I from the time we started the wedding process to the exact day of the wedding. He guided use through the whole process and always went above and beyond what we thought. Hey was always so helpful and positive throughout everything. If you have the opportunity to have Timothy as your officiant you really should go with him. I can't say enough about how much he helped us. Take care
Timothy O'Connell was truly wonderful. He really help my wife and I from the time we started the wedding process to the Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was truly wonderful. He really help my wife and I from the time we started the wedding process to the exact day of the wedding. He guided use through the whole process and always went above and beyond what we thought. Hey was always so helpful and positive throughout everything. If you have the opportunity to have Timothy as your officiant you really should go with him. I can't say enough about how much he helped us. Take care Read less
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Dora
Wedding:
4/29/2013
5.0/5.0
When you ask an officiant "Can you marry us, in the middle of the day on a weekday, dressed as Gandalf?" and he BEAMS with excitement, you know you have found the right guy. Timothy was the right guy. While catering to our nerdy wishes he helped us create a beautiful, simple ceremony that also appeased the parents. Our interactions with him were always cheerful and calming for a slightly stressed bride to be. His help with forming our vows into a flowing ceremony was invaluable. In the end he gave a ceremony that made everyone laugh, get teary eyed and all the fellow geeks who see our photos ask "Is that Gandalf??"
Yes, yes it is, and he was awesome.
When you ask an officiant "Can you marry us, in the middle of the day on a weekday, dressed as Gandalf?" and he BEAMS with Read more...
When you ask an officiant "Can you marry us, in the middle of the day on a weekday, dressed as Gandalf?" and he BEAMS with excitement, you know you have found the right guy. Timothy was the right guy. While catering to our nerdy wishes he helped us create a beautiful, simple ceremony that also appeased the parents. Our interactions with him were always cheerful and calming for a slightly stressed bride to be. His help with forming our vows into a flowing ceremony was invaluable. In the end he gave a ceremony that made everyone laugh, get teary eyed and all the fellow geeks who see our photos ask "Is that Gandalf??"
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Rana
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
i knew it within the first few minutes of meeting him that he was the one. my heart was leaping for joy in fact. spiritually he was the perfect match. he comes from traditional backgrounds but genuinely understands AND respects all other faiths. other officiants will claim they do but if you take them to task their ideologies fail. the process of writing the vows with him was so smooth.... i just dont know how it could have been any easier. he is a joy to work with and we have a special place in our hearts for him now. we heard from numerous guests that they enjoyed interacting with him after the ceremony. he was very quick to respond all throughout the process. he is a dear soul. what was most important to us was to have someone who aligned with our spiritual beliefs. he not only did that, but opened new doors for me spiritually. knowing him now, i just can't imagine anyone else marrying us and we feel beyond blessed and thankful for the stars aligning our paths so he could be the one. whether you need someone who can follow the direct path of the church or to understand your specific religious and/or spiritual beliefs, snatch him up! <3 rana & steve april 27 2013
i knew it within the first few minutes of meeting him that he was the one. my heart was leaping for joy in fact. Read more...
i knew it within the first few minutes of meeting him that he was the one. my heart was leaping for joy in fact. spiritually he was the perfect match. he comes from traditional backgrounds but genuinely understands AND respects all other faiths. other officiants will claim they do but if you take them to task their ideologies fail. the process of writing the vows with him was so smooth.... i just dont know how it could have been any easier. he is a joy to work with and we have a special place in our hearts for him now. we heard from numerous guests that they enjoyed interacting with him after the ceremony. he was very quick to respond all throughout the process. he is a dear soul. what was most important to us was to have someone who aligned with our spiritual beliefs. he not only did that, but opened new doors for me spiritually. knowing him now, i just can't imagine anyone else marrying us and we feel beyond blessed and thankful for the stars aligning our paths so he could be the one. whether you need someone who can follow the direct path of the church or to understand your specific religious and/or spiritual beliefs, snatch him up! <3 rana & steve april 27 2013 Read less
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Lindsey
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Tim was very professional, helpful, and flexible. We met him at his house for a candid discussion of our relationship, our wedding, our religious views, and what we wanted in an officiant. He has the perfect balance of being experienced enough to give advice and letting us completely design our own wedding. We learned a lot about various readings and traditions while reviewing the materials that Tim provided, and we really made our ceremony the right mix of traditional and personal elements. Thanks Tim!
Tim was very professional, helpful, and flexible. We met him at his house for a candid discussion of our relationship, our Read more...
Tim was very professional, helpful, and flexible. We met him at his house for a candid discussion of our relationship, our wedding, our religious views, and what we wanted in an officiant. He has the perfect balance of being experienced enough to give advice and letting us completely design our own wedding. We learned a lot about various readings and traditions while reviewing the materials that Tim provided, and we really made our ceremony the right mix of traditional and personal elements. Thanks Tim! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Timothy was a wonderful officiant - his words were very thoughtful. He was very accommodating with the service and happy to provide in any way.
Timothy was a wonderful officiant - his words were very thoughtful. He was very accommodating with the service and happy Read more...
Timothy was a wonderful officiant - his words were very thoughtful. He was very accommodating with the service and happy to provide in any way. Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell is one of the nicest people we've met when planning our wedding. The first time we met him, we knew we wanted him to officiate our wedding. I really appreciated that he had us pick out our whole ceremony; we learned a lot! It made it so meaningful and it was everything we could ask for. Everyone at the reception loved his sense of humor; he was a joy to be around. Rev Timothly was the perfect choice for us. Jesse & Kim, April 13, 2013
Timothy O'Connell is one of the nicest people we've met when planning our wedding. The first time we met him, we knew we Read more...
Timothy O'Connell is one of the nicest people we've met when planning our wedding. The first time we met him, we knew we wanted him to officiate our wedding. I really appreciated that he had us pick out our whole ceremony; we learned a lot! It made it so meaningful and it was everything we could ask for. Everyone at the reception loved his sense of humor; he was a joy to be around. Rev Timothly was the perfect choice for us. Jesse & Kim, April 13, 2013 Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We loved Timothy's and Bonny's approach and willingness to work with us to make sure our ceremony was what we wanted. We most appreciated that they both had such a great sense of humor through the whole process. My husband is Jewish and I grew up Catholic and Timothy (our "official" officiant) and Bonny (our rabbi) were both so willing to work with us to honor both faiths of our families. Timothy and Bonny put us at ease right away – they were both so open to us and our ideas while guiding us through many of the issues we never thought of and most importantly they were so excited to make our ceremony wonderful and a reflection of us. They both provided us with great resources to help build the ceremony to reflect Jewish and Catholic traditions while incorporating readings and vows that meant a lot to us. We were so lucky to have Timothy and Bonny officiate our ceremony and we highly recommend them both. Thank you, Timothy and Bonny!!
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We loved Timothy's and Bonny's approach and willingness to work with us to make sure our ceremony was what we wanted. We most appreciated that they both had such a great sense of humor through the whole process. My husband is Jewish and I grew up Catholic and Timothy (our "official" officiant) and Bonny (our rabbi) were both so willing to work with us to honor both faiths of our families. Timothy and Bonny put us at ease right away – they were both so open to us and our ideas while guiding us through many of the issues we never thought of and most importantly they were so excited to make our ceremony wonderful and a reflection of us. They both provided us with great resources to help build the ceremony to reflect Jewish and Catholic traditions while incorporating readings and vows that meant a lot to us. We were so lucky to have Timothy and Bonny officiate our ceremony and we highly recommend them both. Thank you, Timothy and Bonny!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had an excellent experience with Mr. O'Connell as our officiant and would recommend him to others. He was kind, reliable, and easy to work with.

We met with Mr. O'Connell on a Saturday morning over a cup of tea to discuss our expectations and his background and experience. After talking with him, we felt he would be respectful of our views on religion, as well as respectful of the differing views of our family. After deciding to work together, he provided a booklet and CD to help us design our ceremony. We then provided him with a Word document outlining our selections a week or so before the ceremony, and he responded promptly with a few questions and suggestions. He was early to the ceremony and helped make sure everything was in place. He did an excellent job guiding us through the ceremony and we very much enjoyed working with him.
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We had an excellent experience with Mr. O'Connell as our officiant and would recommend him to others. He was kind, reliable, and easy to work with.

We met with Mr. O'Connell on a Saturday morning over a cup of tea to discuss our expectations and his background and experience. After talking with him, we felt he would be respectful of our views on religion, as well as respectful of the differing views of our family. After deciding to work together, he provided a booklet and CD to help us design our ceremony. We then provided him with a Word document outlining our selections a week or so before the ceremony, and he responded promptly with a few questions and suggestions. He was early to the ceremony and helped make sure everything was in place. He did an excellent job guiding us through the ceremony and we very much enjoyed working with him. Read less
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Derrick
Wedding:
1/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Great guy. Very nice. And can answer all your questions
Great guy. Very nice. And can answer all your questions
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ann
Wedding:
12/21/2012
5.0/5.0
I am always suspicious when someone gets a full five stars...but i couldn't give Fr. Timothy anything less. Warmth and good feelings emanate from him. He gave us the materials we needed to create a perfect ceremony for us that made it very easy...and we ended up with a more beautiful ceremony then we imagined. Fr. Timothy is also a very touching speaker and connected with our guests. Many people came up to me afterwards and told me how much they enjoyed him. I suspect he brings joy into almost everything he does, as he did to our wedding!
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I am always suspicious when someone gets a full five stars...but i couldn't give Fr. Timothy anything less. Warmth and good feelings emanate from him. He gave us the materials we needed to create a perfect ceremony for us that made it very easy...and we ended up with a more beautiful ceremony then we imagined. Fr. Timothy is also a very touching speaker and connected with our guests. Many people came up to me afterwards and told me how much they enjoyed him. I suspect he brings joy into almost everything he does, as he did to our wedding! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
11/10/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was such a wonderful man to work with. He made the process so easy and did an excellent job helping us tailor our ceremony to be exactly what we wanted. And we were so happy that he accepted our invitation to celebrate with us at the reception!
Timothy was such a wonderful man to work with. He made the process so easy and did an excellent job helping us tailor our Read more...
Timothy was such a wonderful man to work with. He made the process so easy and did an excellent job helping us tailor our ceremony to be exactly what we wanted. And we were so happy that he accepted our invitation to celebrate with us at the reception! Read less
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Cara
Wedding:
11/2/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was so great to work with. While searching for an officiant, it was important to us to find someone who really believed in marriage and loved performing weddings - not someone who was officiating only for the money. He was recommended to us by a friend, and after speaking with him on the phone, I knew he was the perfect match for us!

He was extremely helpful in sharing his opinions and guiding us through creating the perfect ceremony that reflected us as a couple. He fit in perfectly with our family, and I already have friends wanting to use him for their wedding.

I can proudly say that the ceremony was my favorite part of our wedding, and we couldn't do it without him!
Timothy was so great to work with. While searching for an officiant, it was important to us to find someone who really Read more...
Timothy was so great to work with. While searching for an officiant, it was important to us to find someone who really believed in marriage and loved performing weddings - not someone who was officiating only for the money. He was recommended to us by a friend, and after speaking with him on the phone, I knew he was the perfect match for us!

He was extremely helpful in sharing his opinions and guiding us through creating the perfect ceremony that reflected us as a couple. He fit in perfectly with our family, and I already have friends wanting to use him for their wedding.

I can proudly say that the ceremony was my favorite part of our wedding, and we couldn't do it without him! Read less
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melanie
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was a great officiant. We wanted a non-religious ceremony and he provided us with several options. We were able to build our own ceremony. He is a very kind and unique man and he brought a level of sincerity to the ceremony that I really appreciated.
Timothy was a great officiant. We wanted a non-religious ceremony and he provided us with several options. We were able to Read more...
Timothy was a great officiant. We wanted a non-religious ceremony and he provided us with several options. We were able to build our own ceremony. He is a very kind and unique man and he brought a level of sincerity to the ceremony that I really appreciated. Read less
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Rebecca
Wedding:
10/13/2012
5.0/5.0
We loved Reverend Tim! I highly reccomend him if you're looking for something spritual but not "religous or churchy". He was extremely accommodating and helpful (even during the service as my husband I fumbled with our nerves). I had a last minute reuest for him to recite a prayer in my mothers memory that he was glad to do and as heartfelt as I really wanted to be, less a boo-hooing bride. Even my family and guests complimented him and the service. Bless you Reverend Tim. :)
We loved Reverend Tim! I highly reccomend him if you're looking for something spritual but not "religous or churchy". He Read more...
We loved Reverend Tim! I highly reccomend him if you're looking for something spritual but not "religous or churchy". He was extremely accommodating and helpful (even during the service as my husband I fumbled with our nerves). I had a last minute reuest for him to recite a prayer in my mothers memory that he was glad to do and as heartfelt as I really wanted to be, less a boo-hooing bride. Even my family and guests complimented him and the service. Bless you Reverend Tim. :) Read less
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Melanie
Wedding:
10/7/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was awesome! If he would let me, I'd be his best friend. He has such a kind spirit and kind heart. On a more personal note, I have always had such up and downs with my views on religion and he is great to talk to. He see's things in such a different light and I am going to continue to talk to him for advice. Our ceremony was amazing and I wouldn't want it any other way! So call him and book him! He will not disappoint!
Timothy was awesome! If he would let me, I'd be his best friend. He has such a kind spirit and kind heart. On a more Read more...
Timothy was awesome! If he would let me, I'd be his best friend. He has such a kind spirit and kind heart. On a more personal note, I have always had such up and downs with my views on religion and he is great to talk to. He see's things in such a different light and I am going to continue to talk to him for advice. Our ceremony was amazing and I wouldn't want it any other way! So call him and book him! He will not disappoint! Read less
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wishes
Wedding:
10/5/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was very professional, incredibly nice, easy going and great to work with! Upon our first meeting, he gave us a Vow Book and CD to give suggestions on the type of vows you can decide on which was extremely helpful and time saving!

He always kept in touch to make sure he was still alive and went over our the ceremony to make sure everything was perfect. He made our ceremony go smoothly and we couldn't have been happier with Timothy!!
Timothy was very professional, incredibly nice, easy going and great to work with! Upon our first meeting, he gave us a Read more...
Timothy was very professional, incredibly nice, easy going and great to work with! Upon our first meeting, he gave us a Vow Book and CD to give suggestions on the type of vows you can decide on which was extremely helpful and time saving!

He always kept in touch to make sure he was still alive and went over our the ceremony to make sure everything was perfect. He made our ceremony go smoothly and we couldn't have been happier with Timothy!! Read less
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Sam
Wedding:
9/28/2012
5.0/5.0
A fantastic Officiant! We 100% recommend Rev. Timothy for your wedding. We were very fortunate to have Timothy as the Officiant for our wedding ceremony at the Lightfoot Restaurant in Leesburg, Va on Sept. 28th,2012. Timothy helped us craft a beautiful wedding ceremony that accommodated Grace’s Filipino traditions and also the traditions of our Catholic backgrounds. We had an intricate wedding ceremony (including solo singers, and candle/coin/cord&veil ceremonies) and Timothy helped us tune all the movements and choreography so that everything went perfectly. Timothy has a wonderful demeanor and was fantastic at the wedding rehearsal (especially with the children : ) ). On wedding day he showed up early and made sure everything was in place. Timothy’s delivery of the ceremony was so peaceful and memorable. During the reception, Timothy delivered a wonderful pre-meal prayer that we will always remember. I strongly recommend Rev. Timothy because he is so personable and professional and willing to accommodate your requests in the ceremony.

Thank you for a very memorable wedding Rev. Timothy!

--Sam and Grace
A fantastic Officiant! We 100% recommend Rev. Timothy for your wedding. We were very fortunate to have Timothy as the Read more...
A fantastic Officiant! We 100% recommend Rev. Timothy for your wedding. We were very fortunate to have Timothy as the Officiant for our wedding ceremony at the Lightfoot Restaurant in Leesburg, Va on Sept. 28th,2012. Timothy helped us craft a beautiful wedding ceremony that accommodated Grace’s Filipino traditions and also the traditions of our Catholic backgrounds. We had an intricate wedding ceremony (including solo singers, and candle/coin/cord&veil ceremonies) and Timothy helped us tune all the movements and choreography so that everything went perfectly. Timothy has a wonderful demeanor and was fantastic at the wedding rehearsal (especially with the children : ) ). On wedding day he showed up early and made sure everything was in place. Timothy’s delivery of the ceremony was so peaceful and memorable. During the reception, Timothy delivered a wonderful pre-meal prayer that we will always remember. I strongly recommend Rev. Timothy because he is so personable and professional and willing to accommodate your requests in the ceremony.

Thank you for a very memorable wedding Rev. Timothy!

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Wedding:
9/8/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was a so wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding; and during our ceremony he set a beautifull, calming, tone that helped our wedding feel very loving and intimate. He is a very happy person who will bring great positive energy to your wedding day. I cried a lot during my vows and he whispered to me, "take your time, your heart is beautiful!" It was so sweet and reassuring. Very professional, reliable, and flexible.
Timothy was a so wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding; and during our ceremony he set a beautifull, calming, Read more...
Timothy was a so wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding; and during our ceremony he set a beautifull, calming, tone that helped our wedding feel very loving and intimate. He is a very happy person who will bring great positive energy to your wedding day. I cried a lot during my vows and he whispered to me, "take your time, your heart is beautiful!" It was so sweet and reassuring. Very professional, reliable, and flexible. Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
9/2/2012
5.0/5.0
My husband and I could not be happier with the services Timothy provided us for our wedding. He took time to meet with us on multiple occasions in his own home before our ceremony and took the time to get to know us before our big day. Neither my husband nor I are very religious, but Timothy respected this and helped us create a ceremony that reflected our personal values. He made what could have been an extremely stressful process (creating your wedding ceremony and vows) very stress free for us. By meeting with us, providing us with a wedding ceremony book and CD to use as guidance, and kindly offering his opinions when we asked, he helped us create our perfect ceremony. His presence is also very soothing and calming, which as a bride I know was extremely helpful for me!
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My husband and I could not be happier with the services Timothy provided us for our wedding. He took time to meet with us on multiple occasions in his own home before our ceremony and took the time to get to know us before our big day. Neither my husband nor I are very religious, but Timothy respected this and helped us create a ceremony that reflected our personal values. He made what could have been an extremely stressful process (creating your wedding ceremony and vows) very stress free for us. By meeting with us, providing us with a wedding ceremony book and CD to use as guidance, and kindly offering his opinions when we asked, he helped us create our perfect ceremony. His presence is also very soothing and calming, which as a bride I know was extremely helpful for me! Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Zach and I were so pleased with Timothy. He was so accommodating and made sure we had all our ducks in a row well before our wedding ceremony. He attended both our rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, and we felt like he was a part of our family by the end. I am so glad we chose Timothy as our officiant. He has a true belief in humanity and a strong conviction for life. We couldn't have been more pleased having him as such an important part of our most special day (and weekend).
Zach and I were so pleased with Timothy. He was so accommodating and made sure we had all our ducks in a row well before Read more...
Zach and I were so pleased with Timothy. He was so accommodating and made sure we had all our ducks in a row well before our wedding ceremony. He attended both our rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, and we felt like he was a part of our family by the end. I am so glad we chose Timothy as our officiant. He has a true belief in humanity and a strong conviction for life. We couldn't have been more pleased having him as such an important part of our most special day (and weekend). Read less
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Victoria
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
My husband was in charge of finding an officiant and waited until the last minute, but luckily Timothy was available and was absolutely the right choice for us! We enjoyed meeting Timothy in his own home to interview, and the options and suggestions he gave us for the ceremony worked perfectly for us. Several of our family and friends complimented Timothy's warmth and words. One thing I really appreciated--and which made my husband and I laugh--was a last minute detail. We had asked Timothy to state our names at the end of the ceremony to make clear I was keeping my last name. He asked me just before the ceremony if he should say "Mr. and Mrs." and I asked him to please refer to me as "Ms." He nodded and said "Of course!" My husband teased me later that Timothy commented to him that he wasn't familiar with married women going by "Ms." but I never would have guessed he was the least bit thrown by it, and referred to me that way at the end of the ceremony exactly as I had asked. Five stars!
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My husband was in charge of finding an officiant and waited until the last minute, but luckily Timothy was available and was absolutely the right choice for us! We enjoyed meeting Timothy in his own home to interview, and the options and suggestions he gave us for the ceremony worked perfectly for us. Several of our family and friends complimented Timothy's warmth and words. One thing I really appreciated--and which made my husband and I laugh--was a last minute detail. We had asked Timothy to state our names at the end of the ceremony to make clear I was keeping my last name. He asked me just before the ceremony if he should say "Mr. and Mrs." and I asked him to please refer to me as "Ms." He nodded and said "Of course!" My husband teased me later that Timothy commented to him that he wasn't familiar with married women going by "Ms." but I never would have guessed he was the least bit thrown by it, and referred to me that way at the end of the ceremony exactly as I had asked. Five stars! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy was absolutely wonderful to work with from start to finish. He was very accommodating to our ceremony preferences and needs. He was a real calming force for me (the bride) during my chaotic wedding planning days and on the day of the wedding he coordinated with the band, strings, caterer, etc. to be sure that the ceremony went perfectly. I had nothing to worry about, which was WONDERFUL! If my husband and I ever renew our vows we want Timothy to be the guy to do it! I will be highly recommending Timothy to all of my newly engaged friends in the area.
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Timothy was absolutely wonderful to work with from start to finish. He was very accommodating to our ceremony preferences and needs. He was a real calming force for me (the bride) during my chaotic wedding planning days and on the day of the wedding he coordinated with the band, strings, caterer, etc. to be sure that the ceremony went perfectly. I had nothing to worry about, which was WONDERFUL! If my husband and I ever renew our vows we want Timothy to be the guy to do it! I will be highly recommending Timothy to all of my newly engaged friends in the area. Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
7/13/2012
5.0/5.0
We contacted Timothy when our priest backed out. He was very willing to help us create a ceremony the way we wanted it. It supplied us with materials and allowed us to create the perfect ceremony. He was on time and even said the prayer at the reception. Timothy would be a great choice if you are looking for someone to help create the perfect wedding.
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We contacted Timothy when our priest backed out. He was very willing to help us create a ceremony the way we wanted it. It supplied us with materials and allowed us to create the perfect ceremony. He was on time and even said the prayer at the reception. Timothy would be a great choice if you are looking for someone to help create the perfect wedding. Read less
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Jessie
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
We are still grinning months later! Dan and I had intended to interview several officiants for our wedding but from the first moment we met Timothy, we knew he was the one. He was warm, interesting, funny, experienced, and very interested in helping us make the ceremony a reflection of us. He provided an open framework for us to design our own ceremony and then spent time to get to know us so he could make suggestions and provide as much or as little guidance as we wanted. At one point during our first interview we all laughed about the “Mawage” speech from The Princess Bride, it’s one of our favorite movies, and we jokingly asked if he could do it. On the day of the wedding, Timothy was warm and friendly, he completely fit the feel of the wedding, and he performed our ceremony beautifully, just as we imagined. Mid-way through the ceremony it was time for him to step forward and give a brief reflection. Timothy raised his hand, looked at our guests, and said… “Mawage.” We had no idea he was going to do that but it was perfect! Everyone laughed and with one word, it became one of those uniquely special moments that we will remember forever. The rest of his reflection was beautiful and sincere, and the rest of the ceremony was flawless. Timothy loves officiating marriage ceremonies and it shows; we couldn’t have found anyone more in tuned to who we are as a couple. Thank you Timothy!
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We are still grinning months later! Dan and I had intended to interview several officiants for our wedding but from the first moment we met Timothy, we knew he was the one. He was warm, interesting, funny, experienced, and very interested in helping us make the ceremony a reflection of us. He provided an open framework for us to design our own ceremony and then spent time to get to know us so he could make suggestions and provide as much or as little guidance as we wanted. At one point during our first interview we all laughed about the “Mawage” speech from The Princess Bride, it’s one of our favorite movies, and we jokingly asked if he could do it. On the day of the wedding, Timothy was warm and friendly, he completely fit the feel of the wedding, and he performed our ceremony beautifully, just as we imagined. Mid-way through the ceremony it was time for him to step forward and give a brief reflection. Timothy raised his hand, looked at our guests, and said… “Mawage.” We had no idea he was going to do that but it was perfect! Everyone laughed and with one word, it became one of those uniquely special moments that we will remember forever. The rest of his reflection was beautiful and sincere, and the rest of the ceremony was flawless. Timothy loves officiating marriage ceremonies and it shows; we couldn’t have found anyone more in tuned to who we are as a couple. Thank you Timothy! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I wanted to find an officiant that we 'clicked' with - not just from a spiritual aspect but also personally. We met with one officiant only to be disappointed at the lack of personal touch - we were astonished at how 'manufactured' the ceremony he laid out felt and continued our search.

Enter Timothy O'Connell. We can't say enough great things about Timothy!! He invited us to meet with him and we were instantly put at ease as his warm and friendly nature made us feel completely comfortable. He is incredibly witty, funny and intelligent. I have even asked him to please start a church as we'd be the first ones to sign up to be in his congregation! Timothy did a wonderful job with the vows we picked out from the book he lent us and our families loved him. We are so happy Timothy presided over our ceremony and definitely look forward to keeping in touch with him. He is simply a wonderful person!
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My husband and I wanted to find an officiant that we 'clicked' with - not just from a spiritual aspect but also personally. We met with one officiant only to be disappointed at the lack of personal touch - we were astonished at how 'manufactured' the ceremony he laid out felt and continued our search.

Enter Timothy O'Connell. We can't say enough great things about Timothy!! He invited us to meet with him and we were instantly put at ease as his warm and friendly nature made us feel completely comfortable. He is incredibly witty, funny and intelligent. I have even asked him to please start a church as we'd be the first ones to sign up to be in his congregation! Timothy did a wonderful job with the vows we picked out from the book he lent us and our families loved him. We are so happy Timothy presided over our ceremony and definitely look forward to keeping in touch with him. He is simply a wonderful person! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
When we first met him at his house we knew right away that he was the right one for our wedding. He took time to know us, to learn the differences between us, and more than that he gave us tips how to be a happy marriage couple. He is warm, friendly, flexible, and loves what he does. He was on time for both rehearsal and wedding day. He worked with us and gave us a perfect ceremony. Our family like him very much. Thank you Timothy.
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When we first met him at his house we knew right away that he was the right one for our wedding. He took time to know us, to learn the differences between us, and more than that he gave us tips how to be a happy marriage couple. He is warm, friendly, flexible, and loves what he does. He was on time for both rehearsal and wedding day. He worked with us and gave us a perfect ceremony. Our family like him very much. Thank you Timothy. Read less
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Patricia
Wedding:
6/21/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy MADE our wedding. Our guests still talk about how wonderful the ceremony/service was and that is was the best wedding they had ever been to. He was serious yet made our guests laugh and left them with a powerful message to take home!
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Timothy MADE our wedding. Our guests still talk about how wonderful the ceremony/service was and that is was the best wedding they had ever been to. He was serious yet made our guests laugh and left them with a powerful message to take home! Read less
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Jing
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
Tim was fantastic and the savior to our wedding ceremony. I think my husband and I would have been a mess without him. Our ceremony was held in a room that was not available for rehearsal the night before so we ended up walking through the ceremony from a script. Needless to say, it was a completely difference experience on our wedding day. With our nerves all tensed up, Tim’s soothing voice calmed us down and was able to guide us though the entire time. We were touched by Tim’s words and we cannot thank him enough for the fabulous job he did. Thank you again Tim!
Tim was fantastic and the savior to our wedding ceremony. I think my husband and I would have been a mess without him. Our Read more...
Tim was fantastic and the savior to our wedding ceremony. I think my husband and I would have been a mess without him. Our ceremony was held in a room that was not available for rehearsal the night before so we ended up walking through the ceremony from a script. Needless to say, it was a completely difference experience on our wedding day. With our nerves all tensed up, Tim’s soothing voice calmed us down and was able to guide us though the entire time. We were touched by Tim’s words and we cannot thank him enough for the fabulous job he did. Thank you again Tim! Read less
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Kevin
Wedding:
6/9/2012
5.0/5.0
We thought going into the wedding day that Timothy O'Connell was a good choice. At the end of the wedding ceremony, we realized that he was a great choice. He handled our wedding with ease and the confidence of an old friend. He truly exceeded our expectations. Thanks again Timothy.
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We thought going into the wedding day that Timothy O'Connell was a good choice. At the end of the wedding ceremony, we realized that he was a great choice. He handled our wedding with ease and the confidence of an old friend. He truly exceeded our expectations. Thanks again Timothy. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Timothy was absolutely wonderful to work with and I highly recommend him to officiate your wedding. From the first time we talked he was very accommodating with our busy schedule. Also he was very flexible with our ceremony preferences and guided us along the large array of choices. My husband and I are different religions and Timothy was able to incorporate both faiths in our wedding. He did a great job of coordinating with our hotel and our strings to ensure that the ceremony went smoothly, which it did! He made our ceremony very personal and we had a lot of compliments from our guest. In addition, Timothy is a very gentle soul and you feel at ease whenever you talk or are with him.
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Timothy was absolutely wonderful to work with and I highly recommend him to officiate your wedding. From the first time we talked he was very accommodating with our busy schedule. Also he was very flexible with our ceremony preferences and guided us along the large array of choices. My husband and I are different religions and Timothy was able to incorporate both faiths in our wedding. He did a great job of coordinating with our hotel and our strings to ensure that the ceremony went smoothly, which it did! He made our ceremony very personal and we had a lot of compliments from our guest. In addition, Timothy is a very gentle soul and you feel at ease whenever you talk or are with him. Read less
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Daniel
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy took the time to custom build a ceremony that clearly reflected our relationship. More importantly, he took the time to get to know us personally before the wedding, making our wedding day comfortable and warm. Thank you Timothy!
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Timothy took the time to custom build a ceremony that clearly reflected our relationship. More importantly, he took the time to get to know us personally before the wedding, making our wedding day comfortable and warm. Thank you Timothy! Read less
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SARAH
Wedding:
5/12/2012
5.0/5.0
We had a wonderful experience working with Rev. O'Connell and truly feel blessed that we were able to have him officiate our wedding. We received so many comments on how beautiful our ceremony was. Without Rev. O'Connell's guidance, this would not have been possible. We could not have asked for a better officiant!!
We had a wonderful experience working with Rev. O'Connell and truly feel blessed that we were able to have him officiate Read more...
We had a wonderful experience working with Rev. O'Connell and truly feel blessed that we were able to have him officiate our wedding. We received so many comments on how beautiful our ceremony was. Without Rev. O'Connell's guidance, this would not have been possible. We could not have asked for a better officiant!! Read less
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Fanalejr
Wedding:
5/5/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy did a great job at our wedding. He worked with us from start to finish to plan the perfect ceremony for us. It was flawless. I would recommend Tim to anyone that just doesn't want to worry about how the ceremony will go. Thanks Tim!
Timothy did a great job at our wedding. He worked with us from start to finish to plan the perfect ceremony for us. It was Read more...
Timothy did a great job at our wedding. He worked with us from start to finish to plan the perfect ceremony for us. It was flawless. I would recommend Tim to anyone that just doesn't want to worry about how the ceremony will go. Thanks Tim! Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
4/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy did a great job providing exactly what we wanted our ceremony to be. He really lets you design the ceremony and offers helpful advice on what does and doesn't work from his years of experience. Very responsive and professional, I would recommend Timothy to anyone.
Timothy did a great job providing exactly what we wanted our ceremony to be. He really lets you design the ceremony and Read more...
Timothy did a great job providing exactly what we wanted our ceremony to be. He really lets you design the ceremony and offers helpful advice on what does and doesn't work from his years of experience. Very responsive and professional, I would recommend Timothy to anyone. Read less
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Bianca
Wedding:
2/18/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy made mine and my Husbands day extremely special. He arrived at the Venue on time and greeted me with a smile that put me at a peaceful ease. I am so thankful to have had him for my special Day !!!
Timothy made mine and my Husbands day extremely special. He arrived at the Venue on time and greeted me with a smile that Read more...
Timothy made mine and my Husbands day extremely special. He arrived at the Venue on time and greeted me with a smile that put me at a peaceful ease. I am so thankful to have had him for my special Day !!! Read less
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Zekekb
Wedding:
1/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was a blessing to find. We are Catholics wanting to remarry. My annulment was taking over a year to be finished. We are both in our late 30's and wanted to start a family. Timothy let us build the ceremony to be as close to a Catholic ceremony as possible. He was the first person who put our wishes first. Whatever your faith whatever your beliefs, Timothy will make sure the ceremony is what you want. It was a beautiful ceremony and everyone enjoyed his short homily. A delight to work with. Wedding preparations can be stressful but he gives you all the tools you need to make the ceremony about you as a couple. My husband and I enjoyed spending the time together to make our ceremony an expression of us! I can not say enough about Timothy!
Timothy O'Connell was a blessing to find. We are Catholics wanting to remarry. My annulment was taking over a year to be Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was a blessing to find. We are Catholics wanting to remarry. My annulment was taking over a year to be finished. We are both in our late 30's and wanted to start a family. Timothy let us build the ceremony to be as close to a Catholic ceremony as possible. He was the first person who put our wishes first. Whatever your faith whatever your beliefs, Timothy will make sure the ceremony is what you want. It was a beautiful ceremony and everyone enjoyed his short homily. A delight to work with. Wedding preparations can be stressful but he gives you all the tools you need to make the ceremony about you as a couple. My husband and I enjoyed spending the time together to make our ceremony an expression of us! I can not say enough about Timothy! Read less
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Leslie
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Timothy was great! My husband and i were able to create a ceremony that reflected who we were and what we believe. He was on very responsive throughout the entire planning and gave us advice or suggestions. He was great to work with and we are happy we used him.
Timothy was great! My husband and i were able to create a ceremony that reflected who we were and what we believe. He was Read more...
Timothy was great! My husband and i were able to create a ceremony that reflected who we were and what we believe. He was on very responsive throughout the entire planning and gave us advice or suggestions. He was great to work with and we are happy we used him. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
7/3/2011
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was great to work with. He is extremely kind and helped my husband and I create our dream ceremony. He was very responsive to all my e-mails/calls and gave us suggestions and guidance along the way. He arrived very early at our venue, and was very professional. Thank you so much Timothy for making our special day amazing!
Timothy O'Connell was great to work with. He is extremely kind and helped my husband and I create our dream ceremony. He Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was great to work with. He is extremely kind and helped my husband and I create our dream ceremony. He was very responsive to all my e-mails/calls and gave us suggestions and guidance along the way. He arrived very early at our venue, and was very professional. Thank you so much Timothy for making our special day amazing! Read less
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Kristen
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Reverand Timothy O'Connell was nothing short of amazing! My husband Kurt and I couldn't be more pleased with his services and we were truly blessed to be honored to have him as our officiate on our special day!!After our first meeting it took all of two minutes leaving his front door to realize he was the one!!! He was easy to correspond with and went out of his way to encourage us to make the ceremony our own. He provided us with tools and guidelines for creating our ceremony and never pushed his own beliefs on us. He was very committed to us, as he also agreed to attend our rehearsal and rehearsal dinner which was a two hour drive one way! The ceremony was beautiful and we all of our family and friends have had nothing but good praises. ONce again Rev. O'Connell was a joy and pleasure to work with and we wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavours!
Reverand Timothy O'Connell was nothing short of amazing! My husband Kurt and I couldn't be more pleased with his services Read more...
Reverand Timothy O'Connell was nothing short of amazing! My husband Kurt and I couldn't be more pleased with his services and we were truly blessed to be honored to have him as our officiate on our special day!!After our first meeting it took all of two minutes leaving his front door to realize he was the one!!! He was easy to correspond with and went out of his way to encourage us to make the ceremony our own. He provided us with tools and guidelines for creating our ceremony and never pushed his own beliefs on us. He was very committed to us, as he also agreed to attend our rehearsal and rehearsal dinner which was a two hour drive one way! The ceremony was beautiful and we all of our family and friends have had nothing but good praises. ONce again Rev. O'Connell was a joy and pleasure to work with and we wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavours! Read less
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Heather
Wedding:
1/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Timothy officiated our wedding last January and he was fantastic! My husband and I were looking for an officiant who would let us decide how our ceremony would run and we found just want we wanted in Timothy. He is extremely easy to talk to, but most of all, we had an instant connection with him. Right after my husband and I interviewed him and got back in the car we looked right at eachother and said "He's the one!" It was pretty magical actually. Neither of us are very religious and until we met Timothy we had a hard time finding someone who wouldn't be too pushy in that regard. Timothy is very easy to work with and will help you build a beautiful ceremony, no matter what your religious (or non-religious) background is. I would recommend him to anyone!
Timothy officiated our wedding last January and he was fantastic! My husband and I were looking for an officiant who would Read more...
Timothy officiated our wedding last January and he was fantastic! My husband and I were looking for an officiant who would let us decide how our ceremony would run and we found just want we wanted in Timothy. He is extremely easy to talk to, but most of all, we had an instant connection with him. Right after my husband and I interviewed him and got back in the car we looked right at eachother and said "He's the one!" It was pretty magical actually. Neither of us are very religious and until we met Timothy we had a hard time finding someone who wouldn't be too pushy in that regard. Timothy is very easy to work with and will help you build a beautiful ceremony, no matter what your religious (or non-religious) background is. I would recommend him to anyone! Read less
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cauribe
Wedding:
11/5/2010
5.0/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was absolutely wonderful to work with! He took the time to get to know my husband and I on a personal level before the wedding and it made our wedding ceremony so special and intimate. I will never forget how he was even able to calm down my niece with a stuffed animal at our rehearsal. I simply can't say enough about how pleased I was with Timothy! I owe him many thanks for helping my husband and I create our most perfect wedding ceremony and playing such a major role in the start of our lives together.
Timothy O'Connell was absolutely wonderful to work with! He took the time to get to know my husband and I on a personal Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was absolutely wonderful to work with! He took the time to get to know my husband and I on a personal level before the wedding and it made our wedding ceremony so special and intimate. I will never forget how he was even able to calm down my niece with a stuffed animal at our rehearsal. I simply can't say enough about how pleased I was with Timothy! I owe him many thanks for helping my husband and I create our most perfect wedding ceremony and playing such a major role in the start of our lives together. Read less
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CAH
Wedding:
10/10/2010
5.0/5.0
Rev. Timothy O'Connell is the BEST wedding officiant! He was such a joy to work with and we could not have asked for a more beautiful or personal ceremony. He gave us the tools and freedom to create our wedding so it was OUR wedding not a canned ceremony like some other officiants. We hit it off from our first phone conversation - in fact my husband (then finance) asked me "honey, have you met your new best friend?" Timothy was so easy to talk too and had suggestions as how to best incorporate things we wanted in our ceremony. He was kind, warm, funny and so very easy to work with. EVERYONE commented about what a wonderful ceremony he gave! I would highly recommend Rev. Timothy O'Connell to anyone getting married. I wish the "rating scale" allowed even more stars - that's how amazing he was! Thanks again Timothy! Candace & David
Rev. Timothy O'Connell is the BEST wedding officiant! He was such a joy to work with and we could not have asked for a Read more...
Rev. Timothy O'Connell is the BEST wedding officiant! He was such a joy to work with and we could not have asked for a more beautiful or personal ceremony. He gave us the tools and freedom to create our wedding so it was OUR wedding not a canned ceremony like some other officiants. We hit it off from our first phone conversation - in fact my husband (then finance) asked me "honey, have you met your new best friend?" Timothy was so easy to talk too and had suggestions as how to best incorporate things we wanted in our ceremony. He was kind, warm, funny and so very easy to work with. EVERYONE commented about what a wonderful ceremony he gave! I would highly recommend Rev. Timothy O'Connell to anyone getting married. I wish the "rating scale" allowed even more stars - that's how amazing he was! Thanks again Timothy! Candace & David Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
I have nothing but great commendations for Timothy O'Connell. I was having a hard time trying to find the perfect officiant for our wedding three years ago. My husband and I found Mr. O'Connell after having very difficult time trying to get married through the church. I am a Christian (non-denomination) and my husband came from a Catholic background and it was very difficult for us to find a church to marry us without one converting. Mr. O'Connell made everything very easy. He gave us a variety of choices for wedding vows but ultimately said it is our choice on what we want the ceremony to include. That gave us the freedom to include our personal faith in God and also include our cultural wedding traditions (being that my husband and I are both Filipino). Mr. O'Connell is a very articulate, easy going, friendly, and professional officiant. I have complete confidence that anyone who choses him will be more than happy.
I have nothing but great commendations for Timothy O'Connell. I was having a hard time trying to find the perfect Read more...
I have nothing but great commendations for Timothy O'Connell. I was having a hard time trying to find the perfect officiant for our wedding three years ago. My husband and I found Mr. O'Connell after having very difficult time trying to get married through the church. I am a Christian (non-denomination) and my husband came from a Catholic background and it was very difficult for us to find a church to marry us without one converting. Mr. O'Connell made everything very easy. He gave us a variety of choices for wedding vows but ultimately said it is our choice on what we want the ceremony to include. That gave us the freedom to include our personal faith in God and also include our cultural wedding traditions (being that my husband and I are both Filipino). Mr. O'Connell is a very articulate, easy going, friendly, and professional officiant. I have complete confidence that anyone who choses him will be more than happy. Read less
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Laurenlevin28
Wedding:
9/5/2010
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved working with Timothy!! My now husband and I are different religions so we were nervous in starting our search for the perfect officiant as we didn't want to have a traditional ceremony. It was important we find someone who could represent both of us in a way that didn't make any of our guests feel uncomfortable.

Timothy reminded us of the importance of a ceremony and how special it should and could be. When we started planning our wedding, our initial intent was to quickly get through a non-religious ceremony so we could get on to the party! After meeting with Timothy, we decided right away our initial ceremony plans were not reflective of the love we had for each other. Timothy helped us construct a beautiful ceremony that was representative of us both and of the love we felt for each other.

The actual day was perfect and truly the ceremony was one of the best moments. We had multiple family members come up to us after the ceremony to compliment us on how we constructed the Christian/Jewish ceremony, in particular our wedding officiant.

I would highly recommend selecting Timothy, especially if you are not having a traditional wedding ceremony. He made that part of the wedding planning process a breeze and stress free. His free speech at the wedding was absolutely beautiful. He is one of the kindest and most genuine people I'm met in a long time.

Lauren
I absolutely loved working with Timothy!! My now husband and I are different religions so we were nervous in starting our Read more...
I absolutely loved working with Timothy!! My now husband and I are different religions so we were nervous in starting our search for the perfect officiant as we didn't want to have a traditional ceremony. It was important we find someone who could represent both of us in a way that didn't make any of our guests feel uncomfortable.

Timothy reminded us of the importance of a ceremony and how special it should and could be. When we started planning our wedding, our initial intent was to quickly get through a non-religious ceremony so we could get on to the party! After meeting with Timothy, we decided right away our initial ceremony plans were not reflective of the love we had for each other. Timothy helped us construct a beautiful ceremony that was representative of us both and of the love we felt for each other.

The actual day was perfect and truly the ceremony was one of the best moments. We had multiple family members come up to us after the ceremony to compliment us on how we constructed the Christian/Jewish ceremony, in particular our wedding officiant.

I would highly recommend selecting Timothy, especially if you are not having a traditional wedding ceremony. He made that part of the wedding planning process a breeze and stress free. His free speech at the wedding was absolutely beautiful. He is one of the kindest and most genuine people I'm met in a long time.

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laura
Wedding:
4/24/2010
5.0/5.0
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our wedding. He was very flexible and allowed us to incorporate ideas to make the ceremony truly about and for us. He was easy to work with and helped us design a beautiful ceremony that allowed us to celebrate our love with our family and friends. He was very professional but also instilled the right amount of humor into the proceedings, which is exactly the way we wanted it. I would highly recommend Rev. O’Connell for other weddings.
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our wedding. He was very flexible and allowed us to incorporate ideas Read more...
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our wedding. He was very flexible and allowed us to incorporate ideas to make the ceremony truly about and for us. He was easy to work with and helped us design a beautiful ceremony that allowed us to celebrate our love with our family and friends. He was very professional but also instilled the right amount of humor into the proceedings, which is exactly the way we wanted it. I would highly recommend Rev. O’Connell for other weddings. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We would recommend Rev. Timothy O'Connell to anyone! He worked well with us to create our perfect wedding ceremony.
We would recommend Rev. Timothy O'Connell to anyone! He worked well with us to create our perfect wedding ceremony.
We would recommend Rev. Timothy O'Connell to anyone! He worked well with us to create our perfect wedding ceremony. Read less
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TallBarbC
Wedding:
9/13/2008
5.0/5.0
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our outdoor wedding! We choose how we wanted the ceremony to proceed and we were able to have a religious element to it even though it was not in a church. He was very pleasent to work with and we would definately recomment him for other weddings as an officiant.
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our outdoor wedding! We choose how we wanted the ceremony to proceed Read more...
Rev. Timothy O'Connell was a wonderful officiant for our outdoor wedding! We choose how we wanted the ceremony to proceed and we were able to have a religious element to it even though it was not in a church. He was very pleasent to work with and we would definately recomment him for other weddings as an officiant. Read less
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D
Wedding:
4/21/2007
5.0/5.0
Would recommend. Very thoughtful and helpful.
Would recommend. Very thoughtful and helpful.
Would recommend. Very thoughtful and helpful. Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
5/3/2014
4.9/5.0
Timothy was the perfect officiant for us! He first had us come to his home to meet him in person and determine if we were a good fit. He got to know us, and shared his 48 years of officiating weddings. He is a true professional.

He provided us with a book and DVD that walked us through how to create a ceremony, from the order, to the various options to pick from (readings, prayers, songs, rituals, etc) that we could literally cut & paste from into a Word document. It couldn't have been any easier.

Timothy came to our rehearsal to walk through everything, which was very helpful, and then he was early on the day of the wedding. He said he hasn't missed a wedding in 48 years, and that's still true! I would recommend him to everyone! He is a little more expensive than other officiants, but you get what you pay for! He is worth every penny.
Timothy was the perfect officiant for us! He first had us come to his home to meet him in person and determine if we were Read more...
Timothy was the perfect officiant for us! He first had us come to his home to meet him in person and determine if we were a good fit. He got to know us, and shared his 48 years of officiating weddings. He is a true professional.

He provided us with a book and DVD that walked us through how to create a ceremony, from the order, to the various options to pick from (readings, prayers, songs, rituals, etc) that we could literally cut & paste from into a Word document. It couldn't have been any easier.

Timothy came to our rehearsal to walk through everything, which was very helpful, and then he was early on the day of the wedding. He said he hasn't missed a wedding in 48 years, and that's still true! I would recommend him to everyone! He is a little more expensive than other officiants, but you get what you pay for! He is worth every penny. Read less
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Evelyn
Wedding:
3/30/2013
4.9/5.0
Timothy O'Connell was wonderful. He provided us with everything we needed to have a beautiful wedding ceremony. We highly recommend him.
Timothy O'Connell was wonderful. He provided us with everything we needed to have a beautiful wedding ceremony. We highly Read more...
Timothy O'Connell was wonderful. He provided us with everything we needed to have a beautiful wedding ceremony. We highly recommend him. Read less
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Caitlin
Wedding:
5/21/2011
4.9/5.0
Timothy was great! He was completely flexible and worked around our crazy schedule. He was great with our two-year-old daughter and found a way to incorporate her into the wedding ceremony (beyond her role as the flower girl).
Timothy was great! He was completely flexible and worked around our crazy schedule. He was great with our two-year-old Read more...
Timothy was great! He was completely flexible and worked around our crazy schedule. He was great with our two-year-old daughter and found a way to incorporate her into the wedding ceremony (beyond her role as the flower girl). Read less
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Neela
Wedding:
12/1/2012
4.8/5.0
I am Hindu and my husband is Catholic so Timothy O'Connell performed the Christian portion of our fusion wedding. He was very helpful and great to work with. We appreciated the "create your own ceremony" book and CD that he provided us which gave us suggestions and guidance on ceremony order, rituals, vows, etc. He was responsive, flexible, and friendly. We felt at ease and our guests thought the portion of our ceremony that Timothy officiated was beautiful. We would definitely recommend him.
I am Hindu and my husband is Catholic so Timothy O'Connell performed the Christian portion of our fusion wedding. He was Read more...
I am Hindu and my husband is Catholic so Timothy O'Connell performed the Christian portion of our fusion wedding. He was very helpful and great to work with. We appreciated the "create your own ceremony" book and CD that he provided us which gave us suggestions and guidance on ceremony order, rituals, vows, etc. He was responsive, flexible, and friendly. We felt at ease and our guests thought the portion of our ceremony that Timothy officiated was beautiful. We would definitely recommend him. Read less
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Jamie
Wedding:
4/28/2012
4.8/5.0
Rev. Timothy is extremely warm and clearly loves what he does. He provided us with a book and CD to help me write out the ceremony. It was INDISPENSABLE. He was on time, dressed as we requested, friendly, and just a pleasure. I was really thankful for his help.
Rev. Timothy is extremely warm and clearly loves what he does. He provided us with a book and CD to help me write out the Read more...
Rev. Timothy is extremely warm and clearly loves what he does. He provided us with a book and CD to help me write out the ceremony. It was INDISPENSABLE. He was on time, dressed as we requested, friendly, and just a pleasure. I was really thankful for his help. Read less
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LadyWindheart
Wedding:
3/29/2014
4.6/5.0
Timothy was quite helpful streamlining our wedding ceremony, catching areas that we could improve the flow of the ceremony and make it particularly special. He is, quite simply, one of the nicest people you will ever meet and made us both instantly at ease when we met him.
Timothy was quite helpful streamlining our wedding ceremony, catching areas that we could improve the flow of the ceremony Read more...
Timothy was quite helpful streamlining our wedding ceremony, catching areas that we could improve the flow of the ceremony and make it particularly special. He is, quite simply, one of the nicest people you will ever meet and made us both instantly at ease when we met him. Read less
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Kimberly
Wedding:
5/12/2013
4.6/5.0
Timothy really did a great job with the ceremony. Since I had never even been to a wedding I really didn't know what to do. He allowed for us to make our entire ceremony on our own and gave alot of insight. He directed the ceremony beautifully and I will never forget the amazing day we had. The price was a bit much but overall he did an amazing job
Timothy really did a great job with the ceremony. Since I had never even been to a wedding I really didn't know what to Read more...
Timothy really did a great job with the ceremony. Since I had never even been to a wedding I really didn't know what to do. He allowed for us to make our entire ceremony on our own and gave alot of insight. He directed the ceremony beautifully and I will never forget the amazing day we had. The price was a bit much but overall he did an amazing job Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/25/2010
4.6/5.0
We found Mr. O'Connell online and were happy with his service. We met him in person a couple of weeks before the ceremony. He gave us a "master wedding" book and CD and we were off to choose/write our own ceremony. I was nervous knowing that he had weddings before ours and after ours. He was on time, as promised, and delivered a wonderful ceremony. I was surprised about the slight miss of "personal touch" to the remarks, since he had met us and knew a little about our history after meeting him in person..something to bring it a little closer to home/personal for our guests. In all honesty, I was so nervous and my mind racing during that part of the ceremony that he might have given our entire history and I might have missed it :)
We found Mr. O'Connell online and were happy with his service. We met him in person a couple of weeks before the ceremony. Read more...
We found Mr. O'Connell online and were happy with his service. We met him in person a couple of weeks before the ceremony. He gave us a "master wedding" book and CD and we were off to choose/write our own ceremony. I was nervous knowing that he had weddings before ours and after ours. He was on time, as promised, and delivered a wonderful ceremony. I was surprised about the slight miss of "personal touch" to the remarks, since he had met us and knew a little about our history after meeting him in person..something to bring it a little closer to home/personal for our guests. In all honesty, I was so nervous and my mind racing during that part of the ceremony that he might have given our entire history and I might have missed it :) Read less
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Timothy O'Connell responded with the following comments:

You are right, Jennifer. You 'missed it.' I spoke of your 'Gratitude' to God for finding each other; your 'Gratitude' to each other for saying 'Yes.' Your 'Gratitude' to your parents, grandparents, friends and family gathered for forming you two so that you found each other out of the billions of Humans on the Earth, Herself. I spoke of the 'Gifts' you brought each other and all gathered on your day; especially The Gift of LOVE you two made present for all of us to carry back to all we know and meet allowing your Commitment to reverberate into this Humanity forever. You will remember please, that you only asked for a "Reflection" and gave me no leads (as many other couples have) as to specifics. What I chose was my gift to you and those gathered. Your dad and many gathered friends and family thanked me warmly for my offering saying that it glued together the myriad pieces of what was a Beautiful ceremony of celebration of your Sacred Marriage Vows. I was taken aback by your criticism of my Holy Work and will gladly accept a rewrite and the 5.0 of which I am richly deserving. Warmest regards, Timothy

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