Congratulations to Roxanne Vanderwielen & Rajeev Ghataura on their June 25, 2016 wedding at The Odyssey in Granada Hills, CA

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Roxanne & Rajeev G. - 06.25.16
Congratulations to Roxanne Vanderwielen & Rajeev Ghataura on their June 25, 2016 wedding at The Odyssey in Granada Hills, CA.  It started off with the bride pulling up in a super stretched “smokin” Hummer.  When I say “smokin” I mean smoking, like smoking from the underside.  But they got that under control, with no attention drawn.  The bride and bridal party looked beautiful and “classy.”  (The groom didn’t look bad either – lets recognize him as well).  The coordinator and photographer did a great job and the strings were exceptional.  It was a beautiful day, quite hot but bearable.  The ceremony was meaningful and enjoyed by all and was and was quite a bit shorter than the traditional two day Indian ceremony they had the week before.

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Rev. Ralph had a Wonderful Wedding Weekend, marrying two delightful couples!

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June 11 & 12, 2016
Rev. Ralph had a Wonderful Wedding Weekend, marrying two delightful couples!  On Saturday (6/11) Nicole & Eduardo, who both teach at the same junior high school, tied the nuptial knot at the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills, with a delightful Disney theme!  Then on Sunday, Sarah & Brian said their own personal vows to an intimate group of family and friends at the beautiful Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge.

Nicole & Eduardo wrote a lovely note:  “[We] want you to thank you for being a part of our day. We received several comments about how much our guests enjoyed our wedding ceremony. What we loved the most was that you made it a ceremony with meaning for us. We have clung to being still and knowing that He is God and the way you spoke about that verse was very touching to us. You are a kind man and we appreciate your compassion and care towards us.”

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Rain On Your Wedding Day is Good Luck Right ?

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With the sudden burst of rain this last Sunday, Roger’s plans for officiating an outdoor wedding for Taye & Katie at the Odyssey were suddenly changed to an inside wedding.  And in order to keep to schedule, everybody jumped in and helped move all the essential wedding stuff inside, including Roger !  Fortunately for the quick thinking of Rose Gomez, the always wonderful wedding planner at The Odyssey, she kept everybody on track and the wedding went off without a hitch !  Take that rain !!

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You Odyssey This Review!

The Odyssey in Granada Hills is a great venue! Frank performed a ceremony there back in March, and the couple had these nice words to say:

"We chose Great Officiants at the recommendation of our wedding coordinator. They answered any and all questions we had before actually choosing their services. Their website also helped us as it had all the information we could need to get in touch with their many officiants; they helped us choose our officiant -Frank Meola- and I can say that they are worth it!

Before we actually hired Frank, Alan and his team made sure that we spoke to them and Frank to make sure that their services were what we wanted, needed, and could afford. After they got us in contact with one of their officiants, we met Frank and he made sure that we felt comfortable with him and worked with us to add the perfect touch to our wedding. We were able to customize our wedding and we are very satisfied with the outcome. I am very glad I came across with such a great recommendation

My husband and I had our wedding on March 14, 2015 at The Odyssey in Granada Hills, CA. They were very understanding to the traveling distance, our ceremony started on time, and made sure that the ceremony went according to plans. Thanks to Frank, we had a very romantic and fun wedding. My husband, our guests, and I laughed throughout the ceremony. It felt very magical and I am glad we chose their services. Our guests are even recommending their services to their acquaintances."

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A Perfect Ceremony at Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills

Congratulations to Monicca De Luna & Jon Shaw on their March 28, 2015 ceremony at the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills, CA. The ceremony started on time with most guests present, and went as planned (sound, music, etc). The weather was perfect as was every detail of the ceremony!  The coordinator was on top of it all and did a great job! 

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A Warm Day, A Beautiful Ceremony, by Frank

Congratulations to Arizbeth Paredes and Hernan Herrera on their March 14, 2015 wedding at The Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills, CA. It was a beautiful sunny (somewhat warm) day in Southern California. The coordinator Rose, whom I’ve worked with before, had everything under control, as usual (with a little help from the groom). The ceremony had the extra touches of the Arras, Lasso and Unity Candle (which, believe it or not, did not blow out). It was a very meaningful ceremony and everything went as planned!

Arizbeth & Hernan H. - 03.14.15

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Two Outdoor Weddings and Two Stunning Couples Make Beautiful Memories- by Great Officiant Octavio

Ronald & Zulema

Ronald and Zulema

Ronald & Zulema got married at The Odyssey in Granada Hills. They decorations and flowers were all white and off whites. It all looked and felt like a dream.

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Their coordinator Rose, who also works at The Castaway and other sister locations, ROCKED!! 

The couple asked me to write a portion of the ceremony for their sons and daughter honoring their special bond. It all came out beautiful! 

Ronald & Zulema, I’m truly honored to have been chosen to officiate your wedding ceremony. I know how important, special, and seriously you felt about it which only made me strive for the best ceremony possible, and we did it!!!!

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Ricardo & Mayra

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Ricardo & Mayra Alicia tied the Knott at Royal Vista Golf Club in Walnut, CA.

They looked stunning! And their coordinator, Donna Ortega, was absolutely amazing!!! She’s the co-owner of “Your Day 2 Remember” which is a wedding planning company and I highly recommend them.

The beautiful couple included their daughter in the sand ceremony, which I think was very beautiful! This was a bilingual catholic lite ceremony with a few of our add-ins. I received about 7 requests for future weddings. This goes to show bilingual ceremonies are the way to go now-a-days!!!

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I wish all both my couples all the blessings in the world!!!

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