Officiant ~ Coordinator ~ Counseling ~ Elopements ~ Small Venue


~ A beautiful ceremony is a treasured memory ~

F. Daniel Latour  ~  Minister/Consultant

Wedding Officiant  for your Ceremony

The ceremony sets the tone for the entire day and an experienced, caring professional makes a difference!  With over 20 years service, Rev. Dan is a preferred Officiate for many area venues and also hosts small private weddings at his Lafayette Cottage. Whatever the setting or style, his reputation for the best spiritual or non-religious ceremonies is unmatched. He also helps coordinate just before the ceremony to assure all goes well. Work by email or schedule a meeting to create the beautiful service you deserve for your special day. With his experience and familiarity with vendors, also consider using him as Day-of Wedding Coordinator.

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Wedding Officiant at your chosen venue  $165 to 180. 

          including rehearsal direction  $275

Day-of Wedding Coordinator  $500 (includes rehearsal)

Small Garden Wedding Ceremony with up to 12 guests at Dan's Cottage  $250 

           with one-hour cake and punch social included  $500

Elope/Casual 10 minute marriage service  $60 by appointment

Pre-marital Counseling and planning for future - $60 session 

Use the Contact button at or call for an appointment!
(337)255-5244        9am-9pm          (No texting please)          We serve everyone!

Lafayette, Iberia, Acadia, St.Martin, St.Landry & Vermilion Parishes

Day-of Wedding Coordinator  - Consultant

You will be busier than expected with time at a premium and need someone in charge the day of the wedding to implement your plan and get things done so you can enjoy the big event. For a flat fee of $500 (including $100 deposit) Dan will manage the day and help with your rehearsal to make sure everything goes smooth. He can also suggest associate vendors to fit your budget and get things moving fast and easy for you. 

For more information, advice and planning tools...  >Go to Planning Pages

Small Wedding Venue and Elopements - Lafayette Cottage

With 12 guests or less, a beautiful ceremony can be held at Dan's Cottage in central Lafayette. We can also include a cake & punch reception or afternoon tea party so you can have a small, beautiful wedding for much less than you think. We have almost everything you need and have a photographer and florist who offer special rates when available for small cottage weddings.
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For an elopement/Quick Office Marriage :  See Option 3


PreMarital Counseling

Dan offers a 60 minute premarital counseling session to get newlyweds off to a great start. Includes issues from the past, financial planning, modern marriage concepts and any subject which may be a cause of concern for the future.

Single session:  $60 by appointment.
Contact Dan

Planning your own wedding?

Visit our Wedding Planning page for:

Advice          Readings & Ceremonies       Planner & Budget      

Etiquette      Marriage License Info          Rehearsal Guide

Consider using Dan as your Day-of-Wedding Coordinator


Rentals Items

We have bridal belts to enhance gowns, brooches, centerpiece vases, candle stands and lanterns, cake plateaus and other decorative items which can be rented at very reasonable prices and can save hundreds. 
 >Go to Rentals Page

Please use the contact form to get complete information
and begin working together by email.
You may also phone Dan at 337-255-5244
to check availability or set up a meeting.



Personal & Spiritual Counseling

Guest Speaking for groups and organizations

Baptisms      Renewals     Memorials

Honeymoon/Travel Bookings


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