Ruben is a Non-Denominational Minister. When he first began officiating weddings, everyone sensed his ability to skillfully conduct a wonderful wedding ceremony. His ceremonies provide the perfect blend of fun, reverence, joy and lightheartedness that makes every wedding uniquely personal, warm, relaxed and always memorable. Ruben is honored to be an integral part of each and every wedding and strives to deliver the best possible ceremony.
Ruben believes that his first step is to first develop an authentic rapport with each couple, discuss your aspirations, address concerns, offer advice and, ultimately, honor your vision for your big day.
“Ruben was our wedding officiant, and the word “great” doesn’t even begin to do it justice. People kept asking us all night that it was the best wedding ceremony they had ever attended” – Source: Kristy R. – Yelp Reviews
“Ruben was amazing! He was the perfect amount of romance, fun, and overall natural feel to our wedding ceremony.” – Source: Natalie M. – Yelp Reviews
“Ruben was well spoken in both English and Spanish, and during some unexpected mid-ceremony delay, was able to improv and make the ceremony so seamless.” Source: Josh S. – Yelp Reviews
Ruben is based out of Torrance and speaks Spanish, English and when needed, and often required, Spanglish.
Available Only on Saturday and Sunday
Favorite Quote: “Do or do not. There is no try.” — Yoda
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Phish Food (Ben & Jerry’s)
Soundtrack to your life: Bruce Springsteen’s entire catalog of incredible music!
Favorite Disney Movie: Tarzan
Favorite Event Memory: Watching Joe (a non-Spanish speaker) take his bride Terri by complete surprise when, after reading his wedding vows in English, reread them in Spanish in order to honor her family and have her mother fully understand his true devotion to Terri.
Your Nickname: RB