78 Reviews for Father Richard
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Bishop Christopher Richard was very helpful and knowledgeable of the process and made it very easy for us! We loved having him marry us! He was very kind and friendly and was a pleasure meeting! My husband and I highly recommend him for and service you are thinking of!
Bishop Richard did a phenomenal job officiating our wedding! He was willing to include our family traditions in his ceremony without any issue. We were able in incorporate the Filipino cord and veil ceremony and had an American Sign Language interpreter. He kept the ceremony very smooth and was a pleasure to work with. He was always there to answer our questions, both ceremony related and wedding questions in general. He will always point you in the right direction for music, photography and tuxedos! We are very happy with his services and know any couple who chose to will be in great hands with Bishop Richard.
Father Richard was simply the best decision we made for our wedding. From the day we met him we knew he was the perfect fit for our ceremony. You could not ask for a more professional, helpful and caring man. He was always available with a quick response to a question, recommendations to make the process easier and did everything possible to help with everything and anything before the wedding and the day of the wedding. Our families were impressed and absolutely loved him from the moment they met him. My husband and I could not have asked for a more perfect day and a huge part of that was because of Father Richard. He gave us the most perfect ceremony to start our lives together. Our faith is very important to us and we were able to have the Catholic mass experience at our venue. If you are looking for a Catholic mass experience without being in a church look no further. Father Richard will make your dreams come true just like ours.
Bishop Richard was exactly what we were looking for! From our first meeting with him, we could tell that he takes the responsibility of marrying a couple seriously - he doesn’t say yes to everyone. He really took the tome to get to know us and helped us with other wedding questions along the way (the best ways to stay in your budget, ceremony/reception planning, etc). Being raised catholic, but having a wedding venue far from a church, we weren’t sure how we were going to pull it off, but Bishop Richard was the perfect solution.
Working with Bishop Richard made planning our ceremony so easy and wonderful. On our first meeting he sat down with us to really listen and learn what we wanted for our ceremony and in the end he absolutely provided us with the perfect ceremony. I absolutely recommend working with Bishop Richard.
Bishop Richard was wonderful to work with throughout our wedding process. While planning a wedding on the east coast, and living in California can be challenging ,Bishop Richard was very easy to communicate with, he was always available via email and phone. Our ceremony had a beautiful mix of both a spiritual and personal component. I would highly recommend his services.
Bishop Richard was amazing to work with. He provided SO much insight on how to prepare for our big day. He is very professional and ensures your photographer will have great shots of the ceremony.
My wife and I are so greatful that we hired Father Richard to officiate ..he was the perfect person to lead our ceremony as he is well versed in weddings and knows how to keep a wedding party in line (which was exactly what we needed!)..during our meetings with him before the ceremony, he not only gave us great advice on what to be ready for during the entire wedding planning experience (which we hadnt thought about) but some much needed advice to apply to our lives post wedding as well...he is very easy to work with and he attention to detail is fantastic. no detail was spared as we went though our wedding rehearsal the day before the wedding and made sure everyone in our wedding party knew what was happening and when it needed to happen. He made the entire wedsing process so much smoother to navigate through and we couldnt have been happier to have him as our officiant..thank you Father Richard for making our wedding day so amazing!
I want to start out by saying Bishop Richard is a true professional with a great personality. When we had our first meeting with him, he gathered all the necessary information about us as a couple, our families, the wedding, and any other related information necessary to perform the ceremony. He really got a great understanding of us, our family and what we wanted. He reviewed everything in great detail about the ceremony, his processes and what to expect in the coming months and on the big day. He gave us fantastic advice on what to do in advance and how to prepare so that our big day wasn't so stressful. We are very honored that Bishop Richard officiated our wedding and want to thank him again for everything he did to ensure our wedding ceremony went so smooth.
Bishop Richard provided a beautiful ceremony for our wedding and we couldn't be more pleased. He was quick to respond to any questions we had and gave us peace of mind knowing our ceremony was in good hands. We would highly recommend Father Richard to anyone looking for a Catholic ceremony outside of a church setting.
Father Richards was great! He is dedicated to making sure the bride and groom get the ceremony that they want. Thank you
Bishop Richard was amazing as our wedding officiant! He spent so much time and energy making sure our wedding was perfect, and preparing us for a strong marriage! He helped us navigate difficult family issues and personalized our beautiful ceremony! He even designed ceremony programs for us! My husband and I would absolutely recommend him to any couple needing a Catholic wedding officiant, the ceremony was religious, beautiful, and captured the essence of our relationship. Thank you so much for all you do!!
The day went extremely well and the process of having Father Richard officiate us in the Catholic Church was super easy.
We met Bishop Richard as a recommendation. the moment we met him we knew we wanted a catholic ceremony and someoneek be as down to earth as Bishop Richard is. He was always helpful and gave us great advice when we needed some guidance. He made the entire process smooth and easy.
We found Bishop Richard on Wedding Wire about 18 months before the big day. He was so wonderful to work with. He was with us for the entire process, emailing us and asking how things were going in life and with wedding planning. His attention to details were impeccable! About a week or two before the wedding, he went through every aspect of the day and helped us make a list of things to not forget. We both very much enjoyed working with Bishop Richard and would highly recommend to anyone seeking a Catholic Ceremony.
Monsignor Richard was a true professional throughout the whole process and was so easy to work with. He was very organized, accommodating, attentive and had great suggestions! He does a great job of guiding you through the process so that everything runs smoothly on your big day! He did a beautiful presentation and conductance of our wedding ceremony! We will definitely recommend his services to our family and friends. We are so happy that Msgr. Richard was a part of our big day!
Father Richard was wonderful to work with. He answered many questions, reviewed our draft program and was very thorough with two nervous people for the cerrmomy.
Father Richard was extremely helpful in keeping our day less stressful and coordinated beautifully. We were given multiple timelines, able to personalize our ceremony within the limits of the church and remained worry free on the day of the ceremony because of the time and attention to detail Father Richard showed in our prior meetings. I highly recommend Father Richard if you are hoping to have a catholic ceremony outside of a church! Those in the congregation who are practicing Catholics felt that it was done very well!
Father Richard truly went above and beyond taking us through each step of the planning process to walking down the aisle. We hold him in the highest regard and recommend him in a heartbeat.
Monsignor Richard was a true professional throughout the whole process. He was VERY organized and thorough. Immediately, my wife and I recognized his experience and the pride he had in his duty and craft. He made us feel comfortable and was very helpful and supportive when we needed him most. We have no critiques whatsoever for Monsignor Richard and highly recommend him for those looking for an officiant in the Albany/Lake George/northern New York area.
Father Richard was very accommodating, attentive and had great suggestions
Father Richard was very helpful throughout the wedding planning process. After meeting with him and talking with him over the phone many times, we were put at ease by his attention to detail and experience, as well as his kind and attentive manner. He was always very responsive to all emails and made the process very smooth and easy. Our wedding day went smoothly, but it would've been nice to get the groomsmen and bridesmaids together to go over the processional and queues. He visited the groomsmen but had to be found to come back and talk to the ladies last minute, but everything worked out fine in the end. The ceremony was pretty traditional and we had many compliments from friends and family. Happy to have had Father Richard officiate our Catholic marriage!
Father Richard was a pleasure to work with. He was extremely professional and did a wonderful job making sure everyone knew where they were supposed to be and when. Frank and I met with him several times prior to the big day and it helped us to feel as calm as could be on the big day. I would highly recommend Father Richard.
I highly recommend Father Richard to officiate your wedding. We wanted a Catholic ceremony at our wedding venue. We got married this winter and incase of a snow storm did not want 230 guests traveling. Father Richard met with us multiple times to help us plan the ceremony. He also offered a lot of other great advice to us, which was extremely helpful. Father Richard is very punctual, responsive, and on top of everything. The ceremony was absolutely beautiful. I could not have asked for more. I cannot believe the attention we received from him. It was very special. Thank you!
Monsignor Richard was a joy to work with. My husband and I wanted a Catholic ceremony, but wanted to have it at our reception venue instead of in church. Monsignor Richard couldn't have been more accommodating or informative. Everything about the process was very easy, he gave us options for readings and prayers and made the ceremony short but very sweet. We've had so many compliments from wedding guests on how lovely the ceremony was. And we were so happy he stayed for dinner! :) My husband and I can't recommend him enough.