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Initial church info

July 4th, 2007 at 12:48 pm

Fr. Charlie said that 2:30 was the latest we could have the wedding start, because confession was at 4:30, and we had to be out of there and cleaned up before then.

He also said:

Someone had already had a wedding in the new church, and the bride got dressed in the music room behind the alter.

Can't throw rice (although it is a myth that rice makes birds bloat and die, that is what he said) can't throw wheat or milo, because they are small and round, and because the church has tile, it might be dangerous. He suggested maybe at the VFW when we are leaving after the dance? Or bubbles? Or bells? (although I promised my sister Aya that we wouldn't have bells, because with so many kids that will be there, bells would drive everyone crazy).

I can't put plants/flowers around the alter.

There are two ramps up to the alter, and it looks good to put flowers on those ramps. Also, put a nice big flower arrangement at the foot of the cross. And could get two candelabras to decorate behind the alter.

The statue of Mary is way up high, so we can't do a "Dedication to Mary" thing (laying roses at her feet).

Since it is a new church, I think I'll just go there on Sunday and take some pictures after mass, cause I've only been there once. Then I can get a better idea of what I want to do. I'll post those pictures here too...it really is beautiful.

5 Responses to “Initial church info”

  1. Amber Says:

    Good luck

  2. LuxLivingFrugalis Says:

    Maybe they could throw dollar bills???? hahahahhhaaaa!!!

  3. cptacek Says:

    Funny. I wouldn't mind having dollar bills thrown at me! Still have to think about that one...

  4. mom-from-missouri Says:

    Don't do bubbles if it is tile. It makes the floor very slick. I saw an elderly woman fall one time at a wedding from it.

  5. cptacek Says:

    Thanks for the tip. I didn't think of that. I may just have to use flower petals.

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