Officiant ~ Coordinator ~ Counselor ~ Elopements ~ Small Private Weddings

~ A beautiful ceremony is a treasured memory ~

F. Daniel Latour  ~  Minister/Consultant


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


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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Email or call for a visit and learn how I can help
(337)255-5244        9am-9pm          (No texting please)          We serve everyone!

Wedding Officiant at your chosen venue  $165 to 180. 

       with rehearsal direction included  $275

Day-of Wedding Coordination & Consulting  $400 (includes rehearsal)

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

       with cake and punch social included $500

Afternoon Tea or Rehearsal Tea at Dan's Cottage - $165 for up to 12 persons.

Small wedding cakes $275.00

Elope/Casual 10 minute marriage service  $60 by appointment

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 a Quick Office Marriage :  See Option 3 : $60 by appointment.


Planning Tools - Day-of Coordinating - Rehearsals - Consulting

If you are doing the planning, check out the Wedding Planning page. There is a do-it-yourself Planner, Budget, Readings, Rehearsal Guide and link to Marriage License requirements. If you need someone to direct your rehearsal or could use a day-of coordinator on the big day, let's discuss how I can help. We can even line up our associate vendors to fit your budget to get things moving quick and easy for you. 

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


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

A Proper English Tea Party 
or  Off-Site Rehearsal & Tea Party

A proper tea or coffee with an array of traditional sweet and savory treats. This is an awesome experience for you, your family, your wedding attendants, an off-site rehearsal, or for a small bridal shower. A simple pleasure that really doesn't need a reason! Schedule an afternoon break or breakfast on one of your shopping days! It is a pleasure Rev. Dan provides for your guests and himself!  Please call or email for details.   
Flat fee of $165 covers 5-12 persons.   
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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. 

If you are decorating yourself, Dan can also help with design and putting things together.  >Go to Rentals Page


Small Wedding Cakes
For years we heard our Homemade Wedding Cakes for smaller weddings (under 35 persons) are the best testing. Our cakes are layer-on-layer, vanilla/almond buttercream with vanilla buttercream filling or you can request a variety of other fillings.  

>Go to Cakes 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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