New England Wedding Officiant                                      


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You're planning to get married. Congratulations! Now you want to make sure everything will be perfect for your upcoming wedding.

As a Certified Wedding Officiant and Interfaith Minister with over 30 years of experience, it would be my distinct pleasure to help you celebrate the most important day of your lives - Your Wedding Day!

Whether you're looking for a ceremony that is elegantly formal and uniquely personalized, or informally simple and short (or somewhere in-between) I will work with you to make sure that your wedding ceremony is exactly what you want it to be: a reflection of the uniqueness of the two of you, and a celebration of love, joy, and commitment that you and your guests will remember for many years to come.

Ernie Chiaradonna
Certified Wedding Officiant
Non-Denominational, Interfaith Minister Since 1978


My Beliefs on Marriage

I firmly believe that two people who love each other and wish to commit their lives to one-another should be allowed to do so.

They should not be denied happiness because they are not affiliated with a church, or organized religion, nor because they are atheist or agnostic, of opposing religious beliefs, different races, divorced, pregnant, or because they are of the same gender.

Therefore, I will gladly officiate the  joining ceremonies of all who ask and are legally entitled.


Areas Served

I am pleased to offer my services throughout Southern New Hampshire, Southern Maine and Eastern Massachusetts although I regularly travel further upon request.

If you are not sure if your location is covered please ask


Out of State?

If you are coming to New England from another state and wish to have me perform your wedding while you are here, I would be honored to do so and will gladly guide you through the entire process by phone and email, assisting with as many of the local details as possible.

If you would like me to perform your wedding in a state not listed above, please email me with the specifics and I will be happy to explain the process. VIP Weddings are always welcomed; confidentiality is always assured.



I offer several ceremony packages designed to fit most every taste and budget. In general, my basic ceremonies range from $150 for an elopement, to $250 for a more formal ceremony.

For those who want something more, I am honored to offer beautifully elegant and uniquely individualized, Semi-Custom and Custom Written ceremonies starting at $350.

In order to quote a price for your specific ceremony I will need to know more about your wedding preferences, requirements, and location. E-mail inquiries are welcomed.

Special discounted pricing is available to all members of the active military.

If you haven't already done so, please check out my "About Me" page to learn more about my qualifications and abilities to perform the perfect wedding ceremony for you!