Celebrant

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Celebrant may refer to:

Celebrant or Officiant, the leader of a liturgy or ceremony who is empowered to perform it In the Catholic and Anglican churches, the celebrant is the person who celebrates a sacrament, e.g., the priest who celebrates the Eucharist or the bishop who ordains a priest.

Civil Celebrant (Australia), a legally qualified and authorised conductor of weddings and other milestone celebrations including funerals and namings. Civil Celebrants are distinguished from other secular celebrants by a commitment to culturally rich and meaningful ceremonies co-created with the client. This article also contains short references to celebrants who follow the Australian model in New Zealand, United Kingdom and the USA.

Humanist Officiant. Within many humanist organizations a Celebrant is the secular ceremony provider, sometimes trained in conducting funerals and naming ceremonies, and in some countries they may also possess the legal authority to perform marriages. In Australia, New Zealand and in New Jersey USA some celebrants class themselves as Civil Celebrants committed to Humanism.

Celebrant may also refer to: The Celebrant or Silverlode, a river in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings.