Officiating - Coordinating - Counseling - Small Wedding Venue

~ A beautiful ceremony is a treasured memory ~

F. Daniel Latour  ~  Minister/Consultant
Officiant for Lafayette, Iberia, St.Martin, Acadia, 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 garden ceremonies at his Cottage in Lafayette. Whatever the setting or style, he has a reputation for the best spiritual or non-religious ceremonies. 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. Should you need more help, Dan can also be hired for Day-of Coordinating.

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Email or call to come by for coffee or tea and see how I can help

Services Available

Wedding Officiant at venue of your choice  $150-180.  With Rehearsal direction  $270

Small Wedding with up to 12 guests at Dan's Cottage $220 

Small Wedding & Reception including cake and punch at Dan's Cottage $500

Day-of Wedding Coordinator & Consultant  $350
Casual 15 minute marriage service  $60 by appointment

Afternoon Tea or Rehearsal Tea Party at Dan's Cottage - $160 for up to 12 persons.

Small wedding cakes $275.00

Small Wedding Venue - Lafayette Cottage

A beautiful ceremony with up to 12 guests can be held at Dan's Cottage in central Lafayette. We can include a cake & punch reception or afternoon tea party and have a complete small, beautiful wedding for less than you think. We have almost everything you need and have a photographer and florist who offer special rates when available for this small wedding venue.
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Quick Marriage Service :  $60 by appointment.

Day-of Coordinating, Planning Tools, Rehearsals, Consulting

To do all the major planning yourself, check out the Wedding Planning page. There is also a 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 what I can do for you.  If an off-site rehearsal is needed, consider an afternoon tea at the Lafayette Cottage with Dan directing your rehearsal. 

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

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 $160 covers 5-12 persons.   
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PreMarital Counseling

Dan offers a 60-90 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:  $50 by appointment.
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Rentals & Design

We have bridal belts to enhance gowns, centerpiece vases, table linens, cake stands 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

          'Bridal Bouquet' Air Freshener and
          Rev. Dans Hand Sanitizer are also available. 


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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