Scottish – Irish – Celtic

Home >> new mexico >> chamisal >> wedding officiant >> traditional irish wedding


505-328-7397

The Perfect Wedding Officiant for Your Traditional Irish Wedding in Chamisal, New Mexico

Celebrations recognizing Celtic roots and traditions have long been prominent. From the stirring cry of the bag pipe to the gown of official tartan and kilt, wedding celebrations based on aspects of Celtic practice can supply enduring memories. Elements of these wedding celebrations could include part or all the following:

Anam Cara - Actually, the Hearts Partner, this tradition is an one-of-a-kind ceremony commemorating the production of a timeless love forever more. This event of the components; to the Celts the 4 elements Earth, Fire, Water and Air were the structures on which an effective relationship were constructed.

Anam Cara

This tradition was adapted as Christianity relocated right into the Celtic lands as well as remains to be a wonderful way to include loved ones in your ceremony.

Handfasting

Handfasting - A ceremony dating back to classical times, Handfasting is a tradition of marriage before the availability of rings as well as precious metals. The couple would take an item of cloth or rope and before their friends and families, proclaim their love and intent by reciting a few words as well as binding themselves together symbolically with the rope. It is from this practice we still describe marriage as "tying the knot".

Oathing Stone -- Exactly what better area to put the pledges of a lifetime and also eternity than in the heart of a stone? The oathing stone is held by the bride and groom while their vows are stated, after that in some customs is tossed into a deep body of water to hold those guarantees for evermore. Today that stone could be kept as a remembrance of this wedding.

Oathing Stone

The Quaich - Initially crafted from wood the twin handled Quaich was a Scotsman's canteen, mess kit as well as drinking cup rolled into one. King James of Scotland provided his betrothed Anne of Denmark a Quaich as a symbol of his love for her during the marriage, From that point on the Quaich has actually been called the "loving cup". This lovely ceremony shares the blessings of Kith as well as Kin to the couple.

The Quaich

Pinning of the Tartan

Pinning of the Tartan - A bride is officially approved into the groom's family through this ceremony. Typically the oldest woman participant of the bridegroom's family provides a piece of the household 's Tartan to the bride representing she is currently interwoven right into all the doings of the clan.

The presentation of the family sword - The martial roots of the Celtic individuals focused on the defense of fireplace and also house. This event is the acknowledgement of the male participants of the new bride's family that they as well currently have a brand-new connection and also a new brother in arms.

Family Arms

At Life's Minutes weddings we can provide detailed guidance on Celtic/Scottish/Irish ceremonies, from building of the event to the last blessing in Gaelic we can help you create the day of your desires ...


Request More Information

505-328-7397

Travel Costs

We Love to Travel! (however our accountant says we have to cover little things like gas, tires and maintenance), so to keep them from chewing our ears off our travel rates are as follows;

Albuquerque/Rio Rancho Metro Area (includes Corrales, Bernalillo, Isleta, Tijeras)

No Charge.


Fee per trip mileage is one way


30 – 60 miles

(Santa Fe, Belen, East mountains)

$25


60—100 miles

(Socorro,Los Alamos, Grants, Mountainair)

$50


101-175 Miles

(Gallup,Farmington,T or C, Taos, Las Vegas)

$100


Over 175 miles

Please call for details

Call 505-328-7397

Rev. Bruce Byers


Copyright © 2017 by Lifes Moments.