Contemporary Catholics

265 Emerald Blvd, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Map · Phone number
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About Contemporary Catholics

Specializing in non-judgmental Catholic ceremonies, Contemporary Catholics offers their wedding officiant services in Christiansburg, Virginia. A Catholic priest with 40 years of experience, Father Jim supports those who marry outside the Catholic faith, have a previous marriage, or a mixed-religion tradition. Wanting to only spread God’s unconditional love, he creates a warm, compassionate environment for couples to celebrate their new life.

Services Offered

Father Jim is experienced in officiating interfaith and single-religion ceremonies. Typically, he wants to meet face-to-face with a couple before the wedding, to understand their story and ensure he can provide the best ceremony possible. He welcomes personalization in ceremonies, offering suggestions for vows, readings, or more traditional options, if needed. Understanding the couple may have different faiths, he can also co-officiate with other religious leaders. Specifically, Contemporary Catholics can lead ceremonies for couples of the following religions:

  • Anglican
  • Catholic
  • Episcopalian
  • Lutheran
  • No denomination
Father Jim
Father Jim
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Contemporary Catholics
Officiating the wedding
Officiating the wedding
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
With the newlyweds
With the newlyweds
Outdoor ceremony
Outdoor ceremony
Lake wedding
Lake wedding
Officiating the ceremony
Officiating the ceremony
Garden wedding
Garden wedding
Wedding ceremony
Wedding ceremony
Newlyweds with the officiant
Newlyweds with the officiant
Pronounced husband and wife
Pronounced husband and wife
Officiant and newlywed couple
Officiant and newlywed couple
Father Jim
Father Jim
ritchie pawlystyn wedding pic 1
Contemporary Catholics
Officiating the wedding
Officiating the wedding

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66 Reviews for Contemporary Catholics

Recommended by 99% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Father Jim is simply the best. He took the time to get to know the bride and groom. He added the right amount of humor and kept the ceremony interesting and kept the crowd engaged while making it very meaningful. It was a great balance.

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    Kim · Married on 08/06/2017

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    Father Jim was amazing! We received numerous comments from our guests saying how much they enjoyed the ceremony. He made it a wonderful and memorable experience!

    Sent on 08/24/2017

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Contemporary Catholics FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services?
    $ 650
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services?
    $ 295
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
    Interfaith
    Single Religion
  • What religious affiliations do you serve?
    Anglican
    Catholic
    Episcopalian
    Lutheran
    No Denomination

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • Keswick Vineyards
    Keswick Vineyards Winery Weddings

    "Father Jim" is a must for anyone wanting to have a Catholic ceremony outside of a church. Here at Keswick Vineyards, Father Jim is the perfect choice for our outdoor wedding venue. Our couples just adore Father Jim and so do we! Highly recommend.

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  • 265 Emerald Blvd Christiansburg, 24073 See on map
    540-779-8472 (Phone number)