web_Bob_suitBob Pileggi has officiated more than 200 weddings over 10 years. He is committed to making this special moment in life a truly meaningful one through personal service and a custom ceremony that represents your life together.

As an Interfaith minister, Bob officiates ceremonies that honor all of life’s special moments and transitions: weddings, memorials and birth celebrations. Bob provides guidance for creating meaningful experiences that are custom-created, helping clients to truly appreciate the experience.

Bob brings to his work 20 years of work and volunteer experience with LGBT, HIV/AIDS and women’s civil rights organizing and public education at local and national organizations (Philadelphia’s LGBT community center, Lambda Legal, Miami’s Save Dade campaign, and California’s No On Knight/Prop 22 campaign, among others). Bob’s photography, which has focused on the LGBT civil rights movement, has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Advocate and many other periodicals and websites.

Bob is an experienced psychotherapist for couples and individuals. And he’s facilitated numerous classes, workshops, retreats, and public speaking engagements.

Bob is also a meditation teacher, spiritual director, and yoga instructor.

Bob has trained and practiced for more than a decade to guide people through life’s challenges, transitions, and relationships.  Bob helps people to find greater ease with life in the moment, to connect to inner wisdom and strength, and to connect authentically with others. Bob hopes we can be present to and appreciate all life experiences.


  • Ordained within the congregation of Journeys of The Heart to officiate ceremonies.
  • Ordained June 26, 2005 as an Interfaith Minister from One Spirit Interfaith Seminary’s two-year professional training program.
  • Registered as a Marriage Officiant in the City of New York, NY (traditionally honored in other states).
  • 20 years of photographing sacred and unique moments; theater company promotional shots and performance running photos; fundraisers; civil rights demonstrations; and press conferences.
  • 12 years of experience leading guided meditations for individuals and groups
  • 20 years of dedication to service and social justice, employed and volunteering for civil rights and community-oriented non-profits
  • Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research where he will obtain an MSS (MSW equivalent) May 2016.
  • Yoga teacher certification 200-hour level through Soul of Yoga.
  • Reiki Level I training, Therapeutic Touch Level I training
  • Previously: Director of Programs for Easton Mountain Retreat Center, Communications Coordinator for One Spirit Learning Alliance, Lambda Legal’s first Outreach Assistant for community organizing, William Way Community Center’s Assistant Director and second full-time employee.


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