Alberta Marriage Commissioner


Mary Zakordonski 
Alberta Marriage Commissioner – St. Albert and area


My services include:

  1. Initial contact (phone/email): Let’s initially chat about your vision, your ceremony needs and my availability.
  2. Pre-wedding meeting(s): What is your vision of your wedding ceremony? If you and I think that we “fit”, then book that date and time with a non-refundable deposit to confirm my availability for the specific date and time.
  3. Developing a unique and personalized ceremony in collaboration with the engaged couple (We do this step through meetings, phone calls and /or emails).
  4. Attending and running the Rehearsal, (if booked, usually 1 to 2 hours in length).
  5. Completing the legal documentation for registration.
  6. Officiating at the civil ceremony at the agreed upon location and
  7. Submitting the completed document for registration.

Ceremony customization options :

  • Unity candle/Memorial candle
  • Flower (Rose) presentations to the parents/mothers
  • Personalized Ring presentations
  • Sand blending ceremonies
  • Tying of the knot
  • Love letter/wine chest ceremony
  • Hockey stick archway for the recessional
  • Special family pets included
  • Poems, blessings or readings (a way to incorporate other languages and special people into the ceremony)
  • Incorporate other languages into the ceremony
  • Incorporate cultural and ethnic options
  • Gender-neutral wording in your ceremony
  • What has meaning to you both? What would you like?

Your wedding – Your vision!

Mary - High resolution 1

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