Kate Marentette

Kate has a unique talent for bringing people together. No matter your personal style and choice of wedding ceremony – whether simple, traditional, elaborate, or completely out of the box, you and your guests will feel comfortable and at ease; a wonderful way to start this new chapter in your lives. Kate will bring her energy, creativity, and warmth to your ceremony and will work to ensure that the love you share with your partner, as well as your unique story, is represented. Kate first ignited her public speaking passion at a young age and following university, went on to entertain guests by hosting/emceeing events on an internationally renowned cruise line. In doing so, she had the unique opportunity to connect with people and learn about new cultures all over the world. Kate has also gained valuable experience working at local radio stations The Grand at 101.1 and Magic 106.1/1460 CJOY. While working in radio, Kate garnered meaningful community engagement for events and charities and conducted hundreds of live radio interviews. It was only after having the honour of co-officiating a wedding ceremony for a close friend, did she realize she wanted to persue becoming a Designated Minister, and perform Life Celebrations. She has officiated numerous weddings in the years since then. Kate looks forward to working with you to create a ceremony that is just right for you and openly welcomes couples of all sexual orientations, gender expressions, and gender identities.

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Areas Served

Aberfoyle, Acton, Arkell, Ariss, Ayr, Belwood, Breslau, Cambridge, Conestogo, East Garafraxa, Eden Mills, Elmira, Elora, Erin, Fergus, Georgetown, Guelph, Hillsburgh, Hespeler, Kitchener, Waterloo, Mary Hill, Milton, New Dundee, Ponsonby, Puslinch, Rockwood, St Jacobs

Reviews

Dillon & Vita
From the beginning, Kate Marentette was incredibly friendly, responsive and thorough. She provided all the necessary information and communicated it all clearly. On the day of our ceremony, she showed up on time, dressed professionally and ran us through the ceremony beforehand. She was incredibly flexible. I would highly recommend Kate’s services!! Dillon & Vita June 2020
Dillon & Vita
Tommy & Gabrielle
Kate Marentette was fantastic to work with! We knew that getting married while COVID-19 restrictions were in place was not the ideal situation; however, Kate made it as easy as possible and was respectful in every way. She had a lot of helpful tips to improve the ceremony and provided quick responses to any questions we had along the way. She spoke clearly and with so much cheer during the ceremony. We received so many compliments from our guests on our wedding Zoom call about how great Kate was. Thank you so much, Kate! You made our day complete! Tommy & Gabrielle June 2020
Tommy & Gabrielle
Shannon & Chris
Excellent service, very approachable and always reliable. Friendly, knowledgeable and flexible. Kate (Marentette) took the time to help us write a sand ceremony that suited our needs perfectly and was open to any changes we wanted made in the ceremony. She made our day very memorable and special. We will recommend Kate to any of our friends getting married. Shannon & Chris Feb 2020
Shannon & Chris
Tyler & Brittany
Kate Marentette was wonderful. She came a little early to make sure we had all the paperwork ready to go. She was professional, and very kind. I'd highly recommend to any couple! Tyler & Brittany February 2020
Charles and Samantha
Kate Marentette was great! She was flexible given our rushed circumstance and willing to accommodate our request to have the ceremony in Toronto on short notice. She made us feel relaxed and the whole process felt easy. She took care of all the paperwork in a timely manner and gave us all the information we needed. From the first skype call, we knew that she was the officiant for us and she exceeded our expectations. I would definitely consider referring Kate as an officiant to any one I know getting married! Charles & Samantha February 2020
T and Jake
Kate Marentette did an excellent job officiating our ceremony. She made us feel so comfortable and really executed on the vision we had for our ceremony. She is so nice, supportive and prompt - we would highly recommend you use Kate for your ceremony. T and Jake January 2020
Tony & Kristen
Kate Marentette was a great help to make our wedding a memorable day! We were very happy to work with her all the way through the process. The ceremony she prepared was sweet, simple and quick. All of what we had asked for. She worked with us to ensure our own vows were included and kept us on track for writing them. Kate's personality matched exactly what we were looking for with our wedding day and ceremony. Tony & Kristen December 2019
Tony  & Kristen
Cory & Jodie
Kate Marentette was an amazing officiate. She was wonderful to work with right from the start with her flexibly and creativity. We came to her with an unorthodox “surprise” wedding and she exceeded our expectations. She helped build and orchestrate a beautiful wedding which included our three children. Thank you for everything, we would definitely recommend Kate for any wedding ceremony. Cory & Jodie November 2019
Cory & Jodie
Mike & Roz
Kate Marentette was absolutely fantastic and we would recommend her to any couple. Kate was completely on board with us writing a lot of the ceremony ourselves and was very flexible and open to all of our ideas. Our ceremony had a lot of tricky names with unusual pronunciations and she spent a lot of time and effort reviewing and practicing so that the ceremony went smoothly. She is very personable and down to earth and we felt so comfortable having her marry us. We had many comments from guests about how much they enjoyed the ceremony and how good she was. Thank you for everything Kate! Mike & Roz October 2019
Brandi & Brent
Kate Marentette was a wonderful addition to our special day. And not only that, but we really enjoyed meeting with her beforehand and appreciated that she took the time to get to know us and really helped us focus on a ceremony that suited us the best. She was fun, outgoing and down to earth. And we were happy to have someone who helped us feel comfortable and kept our guests smiling right along with us. Thank you for your help with putting the right words into the reading and for making our day extra special Kate! :) Brandi & Brent Sept 2019
Brandi & Brent
Jennifer & Kevin
It was a pleasure to deal with Kate Marentette. Setting up appointments ,transferring funds, meeting with Kate to tweak the ceremony was easy peasy. Kate is such a down to earth, unassuming woman. She listened to our ideas, injected a couple of hers ideas and the ceremony became uniquely ours. Those in attendance commented on how it was so us! Thank you one & all. Jennifer & Kevin August 2019
Jennifer & Kevin
Adam & Olivia
We love Kate Marentette! She was so helpful, fun, patient and kind. She offered us advice on things we hadn’t thought of. We formed a connection with her, that made our day special. She performed a beautiful ceremony. We were so happy to have Kate be apart of our day. Thank you for everything! Adam & Olivia July 2019
Adam & Olivia
Robert & Chloe
Kate Marentette was the perfect choice for us. Not only did she guide us through the process of creating a ceremony that was completely personalized to our needs she was also super knowledgeable when it came to processes such as obtaining the marriage certificate. She gave us the freedom we requested in putting our vows together while using her experience to recommend ways the ceremony could flow better or cute ideas to add a little bit of humour. Kate was super responsive to any questions we had and when the day finally came she delivered a beautiful ceremony. I could go on, but she is a wonderful officiant who I would recommend to anyone looking!! Thanks Kate! Robert & Chloe June 2019
Robert  & Chloe
Nicolas & Monika
Kate Marentette was so amazing to work with and really made our ceremony reflective of who we are as a couple. She had us laughing and crying happy tears throughout our day and went above and beyond the call of duty. I highly recommend her as an officiant she’s knowledgeable, professional, and a joy to work with. Nicolas & Monika February 2019
Michael & Jessica
Kate Marentette was absolutely fantastic! My husband and I wanted to keep our wedding very intimate and personal and Kate was the perfect officiant. She made sure we had everything we needed and answered our 101 questions. Could not have asked for anyone better! Thank you so much for everything Kate! Michael & Jessica Sept 2018
Owen & Cheralin
Where to begin?! Kate Marentette is incredible. We had to do the impossible. I’m Canadian and my (now) husband is Aussie and we live in Australia with our one-year-old daughter. We decided we would get married while home in Elora, Ontario for Christmas. Kate was very highly recommended to us so we had very high hopes and very limited time to get acquainted. We exchanged a few emails before we left Australia and then she came to my parents’ house to work on the ceremony. We honestly felt as though we had known her for years when she came over. Kate is very warm, very funny and immediately put us at ease with what had seemed such a daunting task. She had amazing ideas and input into our ceremony. We slept well that night knowing she was in control. The day of our wedding, Kate came upstairs where I was getting ready to give me a hug and further reassurance. The ceremony could not have been more perfect and Kate was the right mix of professional but personable. She somehow made it feel like she was one of our family members marrying us. She dealt with the inevitable craziness that our one year old daughter and her 3 year old cousins brought with such grace. I really can’t say enough good about Kate. She helped make our day so seemless and special. We are keen to see her again when we are back in Canada visiting family - I reckon not many people end up having a lasting friendship with their celebrant, but Kate is not like most people. Can’t recommended her enough! Owen & Cheralin December, 2018
Owen & Cheralin