Sophia had her 1st communion this past Sunday. We were fortunate to share the day with both sets of Sophia’s grandparents, an aunt, an uncle and cousins.

Beautiful Girl
Gathering Before Church Service
White Light
Left Side, Front Row
Dressed In White
With Grandpa And Grandma
With Nana And Papa
Both Sets Of Grandparents
With The Boy Cousins & Brother
Family Photo
Fancy Dress, Fancy Shoes


We went back to our house for lunch after the service.

Lunch Buffet


Sophia helped to make the fancy cookies.

1st Communion Cookies


A quick change into comfy clothes before opening gifts.

Opening Gifts
The Dress


Because it was so cold and windy on 1st communion day, I made her put the dress on again for some outdoor photos the next day.

In The Sunlight
A Sparkle In Her Eyes
Happy Face
Prayer Pose


She got a little bored with the serious photos, so she decided to do her own thing.

Getting Silly
Goofy Girl


By this point it was obviously time to be done with photos, but I did snap one more after the veil was off and we were inside.

Sweet Girl


We are grateful that we had our family here to join us for this memorable event. Sophia received wonderful gifts that she will always cherish. Beautiful necklaces, a personalized bible, a cool book to guide her in her faith and a very special gift from her Grandma – a sterling silver rosary that she purchased over 60 years ago and wanted to pass on to her granddaughter. It was a very special day indeed.

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