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Father James St. George is an ordained priest offering wedding officiant services and has for the last 17+ years. Father has been named in the top officants nationally and recognized annually as a Couples' Choice Award!

As an ordained Franciscan and Old Catholic Priest, he has served as a Trauma Chaplain, Adjunct Professor for Religion and Ethics, and a Pastor. Loving what he does, he is one of only a few Catholic priests who will travel to an off-site location, and also marry couples of various denominations and faiths. Each of Father鈥檚 ceremonies are customized to reflect the couple, as well as the importance of the commitment they are making. He is always excited to help every couple he works with make a wedding of their dreams come true!

Services Offered

Father James has performed over 2,800+ weddings in Pennsylvania and various other states, and is licensed to provide his services in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Ohio, as well as others. He can officiate interfaith and single-religion ceremonies, as well as vow renewals. If requested, he can also attend the ceremony rehearsal to ensure all involved in the wedding understand their responsibilities. PreCana (Marriage Preparation) is also available but not mandated.

Frequently asked questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$795

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$725

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$150

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$100

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal

What services do you provide?

Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Catholic

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

DE
DC
FL
MD
MA
NJ
NY
OH
PA
RI
SC
VA
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Father Jim is highly recommended by multiple reviewers as a wedding officiant. Reviewers praise his responsiveness, helpfulness, and professionalism throughout the planning process. They mention that Father Jim customized the ceremony to reflect the couple's personalities and made them feel calm and confident on their special day. The ceremony is described as beautiful, heartfelt, and well-delivered, with guests raving about the experience. Overall

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Father Jim is highly recommended by multiple reviewers as a wedding officiant. Reviewers praise his responsiveness, helpfulness, and professionalism throughout the planning process. They mention that Father Jim customized the ceremony to reflect the couple's personalities and made them feel calm and confident on their special day. The ceremony is described as beautiful, heartfelt, and well-delivered, with guests raving about the experience. Overall

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Janine C. Sent on 12/28/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Father Jim

We planned a home wedding very spontaneously in about a month. Finding an officiant on short notice was initially stressful, however, Father Jim made the process so much easier. He was so responsive and helpful during planning. His emotion and sincerity during our ceremony made exchanging vows so special. It was a day we will never forget!
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Alyssa S. Sent on 10/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing! Highly recommend

Father James was absolutely amazing. He ran our rehearsal smoothly with a large group and eased my nerves before the big day. He was easy to get along with, very professional, and replies quickly to emails. Our ceremony was seamless and very special. We were able to customize our ceremony to us and he did a fantastic job. Highly recommend!!
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Michael P. Sent on 09/25/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Father Jim is the BEST!

Father Jim is super fun to work with. He made the ceremony personalized to us. Calmed my nerves at the ceremony. Made Julie and I feel super relaxed. If you are looking for a ceremony officiant look not further he is the BEST!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
Saint Francis Sacramental Services Saint Francis Sacramental Services Wedding Officiants

I have known Father James St George for many years now and I know him to be a very professional, caring, understanding, and accepting cleric. He has a real passion for helping others and for making sure their special day is the best it can be. It has been and continues to be a blessing to work with him.

Elegance Quartet & DJ Fusion Elegance Quartet & DJ Fusion Wedding Musicians

I've had the pleasure of working with Fr. James St. George many times at many different venues. I have to say he is one of my favorite officiants, so much that when my musicians and I arrive at a location for a wedding ceremony, we always say "I hope they got Fr. James" :) It's a treat for us every time we listen to his ceremonies because they are always on point and personal for the couple at hand, and Fr. James never misses a beat. See you at the next ceremony, Fr. James! Ray Bicolli from Elegance Quartet.

All Set Creations All Set Creations Wedding Videographers

Being a Catholic and also a good Christian, I know the gospel when it's being communicated well. Father James 'gets it'- your wedding day is supposed to be about you and Father James understands the balancing act. God is at the center of this marriage, but it's also a partnership with him. God talks to everyone in the congregation especially the couple as those active players and doesn't preach. There are not many priests that can make you look up from your camera in the middle of a job and just listen- just listen to the words of your religion and realize not only why you married the most amazing woman- but also why it's so important to model Christian faith through marriage everyday- Father Jim can bring all of this to your next ceremony. He was an honor to capture on film! All my best- Dave Thomas, Just Joey Productions

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