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The recent major earthquake in Nepal has impacted thousands of lives across the country. In Katmandu alone, over 800 people have died in a quake that measured 7.8 on the Richter scale. As in any catastrophe, great ener ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

Sure, monograms and de rigueur ecru linen invitations may be quaint relics of the past (or as rare as hens' teeth), but in modern day nuptials, some rules still apply. Wedding etiquette is less about being persnickety ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Funerals are seeing an unprecedented rise in attendance in rural China, and officials in the Ministry of Culture are not happy about it. In the past several years, the presence of exotic dancers at funeral services has ...

Category: Get Ordained Funeral

Jane Austen famously penned, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." This so-called universal truth continues to have deep roots today, ev ...

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Wedding Photography One of the most important vendor choices a couple makes in planning their wedding is hiring a photographer. Wedding photography is a hotly competitive field. Professionals sell their services throu ...

Category: Get Ordained Wedding Materials

A recent article in Slate brought attention to a media practice that some couples have long suspected or hoped got the facts wrong: surveys that significantly inflate what people truly spend on weddings these days. "Gr ...

Category: Get Ordained Perform a Wedding

Grass-roots efforts successfully shut down a group baptism to be conducted by Jehovah's Witnesses in the Israeli city of Ra'anana. The service was cancelled recently for the second time, even after a District court rul ...

Category: Get Ordained Baptism

A recent article by the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson in The Daily Beast addresses the story of a gay couple in Florida who was denied the opportunity to baptize their infant son in the Cathedral of St. Luke in Orlando, Fl ...

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Etiquette is still forming around the use of social media at private functions such as weddings. On the one hand, it is highly likely that guests may have cameras in their phones, so there ought to be a ton of pictu ...

Category: Get Ordained Wedding Planning

A beautiful wedding may be thought of as a lovely picture frame around you and your partner. At a celebration, expectations may be set, and behavior may be rooted in long-standing traditions. Even if you and your in ...

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