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Kathleen Victoria's Baptism
Aug 30, 2006
preparation
Preparing for the ceremony - Doug, Erika and Father Gary
preparation
More prep work by Father Gary
beginnings
Doug, Kat, Kaz, Father Gary (godfather) and Toni (godmother) at beginning of ceremony.
holding
Erika reaches to make a sign of the cross on Kat.
reading
Erika does the reading for the ceremony. She did a GREAT job!
reading
Actually reading... notice her pink 'big sister bear' that is lying face up next to the bible she is reading (she used the bible HER godparents gave her at her baptism.)
font
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ceremony
Father Gary speaks to us.
ahwooga
Ahwooga, Ahwooga - prepare to dive!
immersion
Kathleen in the baptismal font.
drying off
Kaz holds Kathleen and starts to dry her off as Doug and Father Gary look on.
after
The blessing of the bunnies, bears and cross.
blessing
End of blessing for the bears, bunnies and cross.

after pictures
After the ceremony.
mom dad and baby
dad baby sis
Doug, Kat and Erika.  
dad baby sis

baby mom
Candle, font, Kat and Kaz.
kat and kaz at church
Close-up - you can kind of see Kat's 'Baptism Bear'.
toni baby mom
Toni, the godmother, with Kat and Kaz.
another godmother shot

over the shoulder
Kaz cuddles with Kat.
grands with baby and mom
Kaz's parents with Kaz and Kathleen.
more grands
Another shot with a set of the 'Grands' - Joan, Kathleen, Kaz and Don.
Opa, Doug and baby
Doug's Dad, Jan, with Doug and Kat.
the gang
Back row: Jan, Toni, Kaz, Gary.  Front row: Nancy, Doug, Kat, Joan, Don.
more gang
Now Erika joined us!

cake
The ice cream cake from Baskin-Robbins.
cake
guests
Aubrey, Tullie and Tonya enjoy some time with the Baptism Baby!
at restaurant - picture by Joy
The Afterglow - dinner out with the gang the night of  the Baptism.