Justice of the Peace: Kathrine  Vass

Kathrine Vass

Justice of the Peace, Minister, Celebrant

Congratulations on your engagement! This is an exciting time and planning your wedding ceremony is a huge part of the process. I am honored to have worked with so many wonderful couples and creating ceremonies that have a long lasting impact is truly a joy.

Fully Custom Love Story Weddings:

Your ceremony will be completely custom written to feature your love story. My unique process involves an in-depth audio recorded interview. Using this method means that you don’t have to fill out long involved questionnaires for homework and I don’t have to take notes as we talk. We just relax and enjoy a great conversation all about you!

Later, when it’s time for me to write your ceremony, that recording helps me add nuance and detail to your script. Guests will wonder how long we’ve been friends or if I’m a family member they’ve never met before because the ceremony feels so personal.

If you choose to add it on to your package, you can opt to receive your audio interview on your first year anniversary. Think of it as your own personal love story podcast — a way to remember your story, as told in your own words – for EVER AFTER!

All my full service packages include:
• Unlimited phone calls, texts, emails and questions
• Connect you with other great wedding vendors if needed
• Meet to plan out all the elements of your ceremony
• Assist in choosing readings, if desired
• Add or create unity rituals to reflect your personality or honor your culture
• Capture your love story through an in-depth audio recorded interview
• Write your custom ceremony script created from your interview
• Send your ceremony for feedback 1 month before wedding day
• Host a zoom rehearsal 1 week before your wedding day
• Send all your vendors a complete ceremony cue sheet
• Direct and officiate your wedding ceremony
• Sign and return your marriage license to appropriate town clerk’s office

Elopements and Simple Ceremonies
I also offer personalized elopements or “mini-monies”. I am happy to meet you at a local town hall for a simple license signing or in a beautiful park with a handful of friends or family. Let me know how I can help fulfill your ceremony needs and wishes!

If it sounds like I might be a good fit as your officiant, let’s set up a time to talk more soon!

I look forward to hearing your story and your vision for your big day!

All my best, with no stress!
Kathy Vass

Video Note: In the video below of Alison and Joe’s wedding, you can hear me sharing the couple’s love story that I wrote custom from their interview. We also incorporated a baby blessing into the ceremony to welcome their son into their community!




How to contact Justice Kathrine

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Kathy is absolutely wonderful and my husband and I are so thrilled that we had her officiate our wedding! From the moment we spoke and met with Kathy we knew that she was the perfect one to capture and tell our love story during our wedding ceremony. She helped us to incorporate important aspects and people into our ceremony that made it much more special! Planning a wedding is already a stressful process but with having Kathy as our officiant it made the process go smoothly.

Tiana & Sam, Great River Golf Club

Kathy is absolutely phenomenal — I don’t even know where to begin. From the moment we met Kathy she exuded kindness and professionalism, and you can tell she LOVES what she does. She truly gets to know you and wants your ceremony to be authentic and special — nothing about what she does is “cookie cutter.” Our guests were blown away by how personal our ceremony was, to the point that they thought Kathy was a friend of ours. You will not regret trusting Kathy with your special day!

Christie & Myles, The Waterview

Your wedding officiant plays a very important and personal role for your day and it’s important to find someone you click with. Upon our first meeting with Kathy, we felt like we already knew her. Kathy is so engaging, and she is so passionate about her work and invested in making your wedding ceremony personalized to reflect the couple on their big day. Kathy made us feel that we were in charge, and she was there to reflect our love story and she made it magical. Our ceremony was everything we wanted and was the exact representation of us. Please book Kathy, she will connect with you and make sure your love story is shared the way you want!

Macie & Kyle, 19 MAIN Ridgefield

Kathy was absolutely amazing! She went above and beyond, handcrafting the ceremony to fit us perfectly. We got so many compliments on our wedding ceremony and on how organized our officiant was from vendors and guests. She worked with us to gather personal details and then crafted a story that was just beautiful. I cannot recommend her enough!

Joslyn & John, Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station

Kathy is amazing – she was our wedding officiant on October 9, 2021 and our guests still talk about how great she was to this day! Kathy took time to get to know our entire love story. She picked up little details and added them into our ceremony that made it so much more special – the guests thought she was a family member or a very close friend. She is wonderful and I couldn’t recommend Ever After Memories enough! Kathy is reliable, professional and so sweet – 150% recommend to book Kathy for your wedding!

Nina & Alessandro, Great River GC

Look no further for a JP, Kathy is the one! She has been so amazing to work with over the past two years, with our small 2020 wedding, then leading up to our 2021 wedding this last weekend. She is so caring and genuinely excited and interested in our lives, which makes standing with her on the wedding day that much more special (I just couldn’t stop tearing up during both ceremonies). We sat with her for hours to talk through our ceremonies and love story, and she sent us an amazing video of our love story to us on our 1st anniversary that was so cute! After our ceremony, so many of our guests were gushing about how amazing she was during the ceremony! Kathy is so organized with her planning of the ceremony (who’s walking when, who’s standing where, who’s sitting where, who says what, when does music play, etc) and that helps so much! Additionally, she had so many fun ideas and options for different things to add into the ceremony, this year we did a vow renewal for all of our guests and they absolutely loved it! I will definitely miss getting to chat with Kathy now that everything is over!

Alexandra and Chris, The Lace Factory