​A Naming Ceremony is a special way of welcoming a child into your family. For some families it is the occasion where the Name of their child is officially announcedIt may also be the welcoming of Godparents into your child’s name and the special role they will hold.

Whatever meaning it holds for you, I can assist you in planning your ceremony which may include any unique ritual of your choosing.

As a mother of six children, I believe that all children are unique and should be celebrated however they may enter your family. 


Renewal of Vows

Naming Ceremonies


My name is Maureen Pancia and I am a civil celebrant.

After many years of helping friends and family plan their special day, I decided to study and become a qualified celebrant so I could complete the occasion. This I did because I have

a genuine interest in helping people and consider it a privilege to be part of their memorable day.

I am a Justice of the Peace, an accomplished Toastmaster and I am fluent in Italian. As a civil marriage celebrant, I abide by the Code of Practice as set out by the Attorney General of Australia.

I am based on the Central Coast, however I service the Hunter Valley region

and travel all around New South Wales.  

My prices are very reasonable – please do not hesitate to contact me

for an obligation free consultation.  

​The celebration of the life of your loved one can be made into a beautiful and memorable occasion.

It is at this ceremony that those last  special words honouring your loved one can be expressed .

Grief is personal and no two people experience grief the same way. I will offer you the support, empathy and guidance you may need to ensure that your loved ones service is unique, personal and meaningful – a celebration
​of their life really!

I have worked in Palliative care

and appreciate how a well-planned and well-conducted funeral or memorial can help people with their grieving.

​I love weddings! I love romance! Most importantly, I love helping fairy tales come true.
Behind the scenes, weddings can be overwhelming for couples. Having someone experienced who you can rely on, to walk with you through the facets of the ceremony, is like a weight off
​your shoulders. 
I will support you by offering a home visit, if necessary and will make frequent contact especially in planning the order of service so that your custom-made day has the ‘wow’ factor that you are after.
The legalities of the occasion play an important part of the ceremony. I will assist you in ensuring that all the relevant information and paperwork has been completed within the relevant timeframes.




​For many couples, the renewal
​of wedding vows gives them the opportunity to express their continued affection for each other.

It can also be a way of acknowledging a special milestone in a marriage, such as a significant anniversary or partner overcoming a serious illness. Whatever the reason, I am there to help you with the necessary planning and will conduct your ceremony in a personal and elegant manner.

The ceremony can be carried out at home or a venue of your choice.