Pre-Marital Services

The Deeper Connection works with couples as they seek to prepare to welcome God into the sanctity of their lifelong bond.

Officiant Services

From weddings to christenings, Maria is available to facilitate a meaningful and memorable blessing for your special event.

Funerals & Memorials

When it comes to funeral and memorial services, it can be a comfort to have a minister who truly grasps how to usher in the spirit.

“I came to Maria in a broken state, with many misconceptions about God’s view of me, and about my relationship with God. Maria’s faith and guidance has helped me to begin to let go of my fears and the false notions of who I thought I was. The Holy Spirit flows through her and I never leave without some more insight into God’s unfailing love.


When it comes to special life events, whether you are affiliated with a particular faith community or not, Maria will be your family’s minister.

  • Who will perform your wedding?
  • Who will baptize your babies?
  • Who can you call when you or a loved one is ill?
  • Who will be with you when a loved one is dying?
  • Who can you trust to officiate your funeral?
  • Who will bless your new home?
  • Who will bless your vow renewal?
  • Who will pray with you through life’s challenges and rejoice in the triumphs?
  • Who is your Spiritual Director?

Discover how The Deeper Connection creates meaningful moments that last a lifetime.

Bringing Meaning, Joy and Spirit to Your Service

Your desire for your special event is that it would be memorable and meaningful. Whether it’s to celebrate your wedding, the christening of your child or to memorialize the life of a loved one, the person you choose to officiate is extremely important. Someone who can make this significant event unique and special and in the case of weddings and christenings, even fun and enjoyable. Maria is a Minister who has the gift of bringing people together. She will take the time to get to know you and understand your needs. She has the unique ability to connect with you, your family and friends to help create treasured memories.

Turn your ceremony into a treasured memory for all. Rev. Maria will help make that happen. From your first meeting, her gift to connect authentically and sincerely, will be evident. She has the depth and understanding to take the time to learn about you and your family and will add the personal touch you seek to help create treasured moments.

A Priceless Wedding

A meaningful service, one that is deeply connected both personally and spiritually is something that is priceless. The Deeper Connection offers multiple ways to ensure a meaningful, memorable wedding celebration for you and your loved ones.

Fees for Wedding Services

Estimated fees are $500-$600, depending on event location in and around Central and South Jersey, Delaware and the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area. To determine actual fees please click here to contact Rev. Maria with details of your wedding/event location. Full service fees include the following:

  • An introductory meeting prior to finalizing booking
  • One Creating a Beautiful Life pre-wedding session
  • Custom ceremony based on your preferences and requests
  • All related travel expenses within designated locations
  • Unlimited e-mail and phone consultations
  • Same-day weekend rehearsal*
  • Ceremony coordination with venue and vendors
  • Ceremony performance
  • Filing of completed marriage license
*Weeknight rehearsals may incur an additional fee.

Note: Maria extends special pricing consideration for Active Duty Military.

Pre-wedding counseling available and recommended. Elopement and last-minute ceremonies available, dependent upon location and scheduling availability. Travel fees to be determined by locations outside of Southern and Central New Jersey.


Vow Renewals

Life Blessings

Who is Maria?

Relentless Follower of Christ

My name is Maria and let me be the first to welcome you to The Deeper Connection. As an Ordained Minister through the Federation of Christian Ministries, I am committed to honoring and revering the Spirit in all celebrations of life, from officiating weddings, funerals and christenings to ministering to the infirm, terminally ill as well as families and friends.

I would love the opportunity to share my unique gifts for your special event and minister the grace and peace of God during your important lifetime moments. Together, let’s make them truly immersive and create the sublime space to be wholly present in the Spirit of God. 

“Spiritual direction with Maria has helped me tremendously with the anxiety, fears and thoughts racing through my mind that I was struggling with. She has taught me new techniques for when these emotions hit again and I have not felt such peace in my heart and mind in a long time. It has been such a blessing and I thank God for the healing.”


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