My Celebrant Manifesto

by Elaine Voci, Ph.d, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant® I was inspired to write a manifesto after reading a transcript of the most recent broadcast of “On Being” with Krista Tippett, featuring an article titled “The Monk Manifesto” by guest contributor Christine Valters Paintner ( in which she spoke of living life with intention, and having a... Continue Reading →

Ethical Wills and Legacy Letters: A Guide for Life-Cycle Celebrants 

by Elaine Voci, Ph.D., Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant®, Author and Coach Life-Cycle Celebrants® do more than officiate at weddings and funerals; they create meaningful and unique, often original ®ceremonies, rites, and rituals to mark life’s milestones.  Lately, they have also begun helping people write “ethical wills” (also referred to as “legacy letters”), special documents that allow individuals... Continue Reading →

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