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Bishop Joseph Catrambone - Maryland Officiate
Bishop Joseph Catrambone - Maryland Officiate

My name is Bishop Joseph Catrambone and I am a Catholic priest living and celebrating life in Gaithersburg , Maryland. As an independent priest, not  associated with any particular diocese in the Catholic Church, I have expanded my personal ministry to reach out to people of all faiths and beliefs. My present ministerial roles include the celebration of weddings, funerals, baptisms, special anniversaries, and many other events that touch the lives of all God's people. With over 15 years of experience, I have helped countless couples plan and celebrate meaningful and inclusive services.

"Bishop Joe was nothing short of amazing, not only on our wedding day, but throughout the entire process. My husband and I had an interfaith ceremony, as I am Catholic and he is Jewish. Bishop Joe blended both faiths in a beautiful and respectful way. The ceremony was very meaningful for both of us and our families. He was always available by phone or email whenever I had any questions and put us both at ease and really listened to what we wanted our big day to be like. Both my husband and I hope to keep in touch with him long after our wedding and to baptize our future children."

- Rebecca K.

Because of my background in the Catholic Church, I have a special understanding of the needs of those who are unable to solemnize their vows formally in the church because of a previous marriage situation, or who might desire to celebrate their vows in a special location or place not approved by the church. I am more than happy to speak with you about your options in this area, and to provide services which will reflect the traditions and customs in which you were raised.

Along with this special ministry, I am also available to celebrate uplifting and joyous services for any couple respecting their desire for either a Christian or non-Christian celebration. Over the past 15 years I have celebrated hundreds of weddings, and I have a very good understanding of the need to project a professional and caring attitude toward the bride, the groom and their guests.

Progressive, Open, and Happy to make your Celebration Personal and Uplifting, I look forward to speaking with you about the ways I can help you make your day really Special. Please feel free to contact me at: (240) 780-7642 or leave an e-mail message for me  promise to respond as soon as possible.

I am available year round and would be happy to travel most anywhere in the Country. I am also available for Vow renewal ceremonies, Anniversary celebrations, Baptisms and Funerals; any ceremony, large and elaborate or small and intimate.

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