S: JULIA'S HOLY 1ST COMMUNION ~ 05.05.2012 ~ ST. RICHARD CATHOLIC CHURCH
BC: Cheers to New Beginnings...
FC: Holy 1st Communion Saint Richard Catholic Church May 05, 2012
1: Peace Day ~ 01.21.12 Holy Reconciliation Day ~ 01.26.12 Introductions of Communicants ~ 03.24.12 Dress Selection ~ 03.15-17.12 Jesus Day ~ 04.28.12 It's all about the Hair ~ 05.04.12 Holy 1st Communion Day~ 05.05.12 8th Birthday Celebration ~ 05.05.12 Communicates Celebrate with Parish ~ 05.06.12 May Crowning ~ 05.08.12 Family Mass Communicant Celebration ~ 05.20.12 | TABLE OF CONTENTS
2: We began peace day with opening prayers and a conversation around Jesus and his flock. The children made their candles and a sheep to represent them during reconciliation and being a lamb of God. | January 21, 2012
4: On January 26th, 2012 Julia made her 1st confession of her sins. Mommy asked Julia to practice her confession. Julia looked Mommy in the eyes and said...."No Mommy, this is only between me and Father!" | Reconciliation
6: 1.26.12 | __________________ | On our way
7: The Peace Day Candles | We walked into the church and it was filled with the Christmas Season decorations. It was extremely beautiful. The Children placed their candles on the tables and the lambs on the steps of the alter.
8: Father Tom opened the Reconciliation with a prayer and mass service. Now, we are in line to make the first confession.
10: Bride getting ready photos | Confession | May the Almighty God have mercy on me, and forgive me my sins, and bring me to everlasting life. Amen.
12: The Lighting of the Candle
13: It is Done...
18: Introduction of Communicants to the St. Richard Parish
21: 3 Days 6 stores 9 dress try ons The perfect dress Priceless! Grandma Esther and the kids finally found the perfect dress at Rocio's.
22: JESUS DAY | 04.28.2012
23: Jesus Day is a common term for the day of the March for Jesus held annually with the purpose to express love for Jesus. St. Richard communicants spent Jesus Day preparing for Communion with creating communion crafts, learned the process and dressings of the Priests, and ended the day with a tour of the newly renovated church.
24: Left-to-Right: Melony Salis; Anela Morales; Lillian Hernandez; Samamtha Diego; Iriana lopez; and our princess Julia Gamboa
25: With my | Hanalei Bay Resort | Jesus Day
26: Making the Bread | JESUS DAY | April 28, 2012
28: Making the Bread
30: Creative Writing & Coloring Sheet Write your story when you look at the items on the coloring sheet.... | JESUS DAY...
31: Ms. Gouse give the children instructions to take the corn starch dough and make their versions of Jesus' chalice. | Chalice
33: Chalice of the Saint Richard Communicant Class of 2012
35: Class Chalices | Julia's
36: The Sacristy is where sacred vestments, liturgical vessels, etc., are stored. | THE SACRISTY TOUR | JESUS DAY...
38: A Tour of the newly renovated St. Richard Parish | JESUS DAY...
39: It's all about The Hair
42: I'm Ready for my Close-up! | We took official Communion pictures with St. Richard utilizing Life Touch Portrait Studio.
43: My Friends taking Photos
44: We went outside to wait in line for the doors to Saint Richard Church to open.... Photo Op
50: The Doors Open
51: A DAY TO REMEMBER
52: Gathering for pictures before the ceremony begins....
54: To the Guardian Angel Angel of God, my guardian dear, To whom God's love commits me here, ever this day be at my side, to light and guard, to rule and guide. Amen.
56: THE CEREMONY BEGINS | ST. RICHARD COMMUNION | 05.05.2012
58: Communion Commences
64: Procession of the Holy Bread & Wine
66: Mass Begins....
67: Take this all of you, and eat it: this is my body which will be given up for you. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Take this, all of you, and drink from it: this is the cup of my blood, the blood of the new and everlasting covenant.
68: Take this all of you, and eat it: this is my body which will be given up for you. | Take this, all of you, and drink from it: this is the cup of my blood, the blood of the new and everlasting covenant.
71: The Children sings a song of prayers
73: Communion Class Picture Time!!!!
78: Adaria Ginn & GrandMother LoveBug | Saying... Thank You to family and friends for witnessing the Holy 1st Communion
80: This was a party to remember! Friends, cake, games and lets not forget the best part, lots and lots of presents! | A quick wardrobe change and now on to the Birthday Party!!!
82: Friend Tabitha
83: Face Painting by Ms. Wenna | Friend David-Jamier
84: Princess Treasure Hunt | Prima Hailey | Cousin ShaQuita
85: On to the crown making
86: Boys Sword Fight with Balloons
87: Guest & Food Time
88: Cutting the Cake! | Today Julia you are 8 and What more can I say, You're becoming more special each and every day, So blow out your candles, One by one Enjoy your birthday Have lots of fun.
90: On to the Bouncers
92: We will now take the body and blood of Christ with our St. Richard Parish family
100: Jesus | Love
101: Jesus | Love
102: Father Tom A. Bernas; Brianna Cruz; Julia, Eric Rocha; Arianna Lopez; Juliana.
103: Deacon Larry; Brianna Cruz; Julia, Eric Rocha; Arianna Lopez; Juliana.
104: Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of death. Amen. | May Crowning
106: HAIL Mary...
107: Full of Grace...
110: One of the Happiest Days of our lives!
112: FAMILY MASS | 05.20.2012 | Final Dress Appearance
120: Jesus' Ascension