Blessings From Italy

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About Blessings From Italy

Blessings From Italy possess an unrivalled reputation as trusted and professional International Celebrants. Their unique service offers originality, empathy and discretion.


Diane and Giuseppe Rossi are both trained and registered Celebrants and Officiants who, since 2004, have composed and conducted personalized ceremonies for couples from all over the world.


Giuseppe is an Italian Officiant with extensive experience and acquired his theological education and training at the Vatican during his formative years. He is particularly requested by those who wish to have religious and inter-faith ceremonies and is committed to guiding couples throughout their pre-wedding preparation and legally binding ceremonies.


Diane is a writer and respected international Celebrant, who is particularly noted for her poetic and spiritual prose. Diane's work has attracted considerable interest in recent years and she has been personally endorsed by her Patron and one of the founders of the Civil Celebrant Movement in Australia, Dally Messenger:

http://marriagecelebrant.com/your_CMC_is/diane_rossi.html

As a mature married couple Diane and Giuseppe pursue ongoing training during the winter months in order to offer an informed, contemporary and genuine service to couples.

When you hire BFI you can expect:

Mother tongue & bi-lingual British and Italian speakers
Original and professionally composed script
Eloquent delivery of personalized text, readings and poems
Wide selection of material for your consideration
Comprehensive questionnaire, which enables you to understand
and reflect your wishes more accurately
Unlimited correspondence (emails, Skype, phone calls)
Travel expense calculated from their base in Cortona (Tuscany)
Tax
Insurance
Elegant parchment certificate

A signed agreement for peace of mind, guaranteeing their presence on the day.


Giuseppe and Diane's vast experience and commitment to excellence are their personal assurance to you. They passionately believe that couples should be entirely free to make an independent and informed choice based upon the experience of past couples.

Blessings From Italy' remain committed to ensuring that all clients are offered a dignified ceremony, which accurately reflects who they are as a couple.


We pride ourselves on delivering a Personalized and QUALITY Service based on relevant training and experience.


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241 Reviews for Blessings From Italy

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  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Katrina Cialfi · Getting married on 02/04/2020

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    Wonderful ceremony

    Giuseppe and Diane created a wonderful ceremony for us in Rome, Italy and we will never forget the beautiful words which were said and all the emotions it brought out in us!
    My husband (Roberto) and I required a bilingual ceremony as my family and I are English and my husband's are Italian, it was important for us to include both languages and customs on our wedding day. Giuseppe blended the two languages just perfectly during the ceremony and it was a very happy balance between the two. All our guests were amazed by his skills and ability to create this beautiful multicultural and bilingual wedding ceremony. A few of our guests asked for his contact details immediately! He also helped my husband to organise logistics on the wedding day, he worked well together with the photographers, the DJ and the singer/violinist who was performing. We had a last minute change of the ceremony location due to a forecast of rain, Giuseppe helped Roberto during this time and ensured everything ran smoothly, calming my husband's nerves too! We were in safe hands. The ceremony was extremely emotive for us as it was so personalised and unique, using the answers to the questionnaire we had both completed privately, many of our friends and family were in tears throughout! We didn't need a rehearsal or to see the script, we heard the words for the first time and this meant it was all the more special. The meaningful marriage certificate we were presented on the day was also just stunning, we will treasure this forever.

    From the first contact we made, Giuseppe was efficient, responsive and professional. We had a couple of video calls via Skype leading up to the wedding day. The first one was an initial consultation and discussion, and it was clear that Giuseppe was genuine and heartfelt in his philosophy around his role in the wedding. We had some interesting discussions and he reassured us many times, not pressuring us at all. We then completed the forms on the 'Planning pod', this was worthwhile and meaningful, yet it was a big task and it did require us a few sessions to sit down and complete. We had a final Skype call closer to our wedding date to discuss our ceremony further and finalise some finer details. As we were planning our entire wedding in Italy from the UK we needed the right person who we could trust to conduct a beautiful ceremony. I completely recommend booking Giuseppe and Diane to conduct a wedding ceremony for you in Italy, particularly if you require a multicultural ceremony. Their knowledge of different cultures, religions, literature and history is very vast.

    Definitely 5 stars!

    Thanks once again.

    Katrina and Roberto Cialfi

    Rome
    14.4.2019
    Casale T&A

    Sent on 05/27/2019
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    Ethan Murphy · Married on 08/07/2019

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    Beautifully Personalised Ceremony

    Giuseppe & Diane have made our wedding day as special as it could be. The personalised service they offer made our day and Giuseppe (who officiated) was so invested in us and the ceremony. I could praise everything; their responsiveness, professionalism and guidance made arranging the ceremony the easiest part of our wedding planning.
    The parchment we were presented with at the end of the ceremony will be treasured by us both, and we could not recommend the services offered by Blessings From Italy more.

    Sent on 08/09/2019
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    Cayley Bianco · Married on 07/06/2019

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    Touching Personalized Ceremony- done by long distance!

    When my fiancée and I were planning our dream wedding in Italy there were a few hurdles we had to overcome in planning from Canada.
    We were so fortunate to connect with Diane and Blessings from Italy, and after a short meeting via Skype- we knew she was the person we wanted to conduct our ceremony.
    The process of completing a questionnaire for her was a lovely way to reminisce about our story before the wedding. Diane then beautifully composed our words with her own to make the ceremony personalized and captured us in a way we hadn’t even realized before.
    Sometimes things work out beyond what you could have imagined and we very much feel this way about Diane being our celebrant

    Sent on 08/05/2019

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Blessings From Italy FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 800.00
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 650.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? No
  • What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals? $ 250.00
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)? $ 35.00
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for? Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jewish, Lutheran, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Sikhism
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? 30-60 mins.
  • What languages do you speak? English, Italian, Portuguese

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • EmotionalMovie Wedding Films
    EmotionalMovie Wedding Films Wedding Videographers

    Working with Blessings from Italy was a great experience. Our main goal is to communicate the emotions and feelings experienced by the couple on their wedding day through the medium of video. Diane and Giuseppe really helped us to create one of our favourite videos, which is also one of the most emotional. They gave us plenty of great material which we used to create a magical atmosphere… and not only by the beauty of their words but also through the vehicle of their souls. We appreciated their professionalism and because we are sensitive people too we share their passion for emotion! They have huge respect, love and sensitivity for the work they do. If you are looking for Celebrants who possess deep values and are empathetic to a high degree you will certainly never forget the celebration of your love if you hire them to immortalize your special day.

  • Musica Evento
    Musica Evento Wedding Bands

    I had the pleasure to work with Diane from "Blessings from Italy" and to me she's definetely one the best celebrants I've ever encoutered. Her celebration was poetic and truly told the story of the couple, everybody (me included) was moved by her words. I recommend "Blessings from Italy" if you want the most important moment of your life to be unforgettable and just perfect!

  • Matteo Cuzzola Photography
    Matteo Cuzzola Photography Wedding Photographers

    Very high level service with genuine care for their clients. I love to work with Blessing from Italy's team. Giuseppe and Diane are two lovely and well prepared persons that loves their job and do it with passion. Strong recommended. Matteo

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