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Celebrating A Milestone

My son was baptised this week, in a lovely and meaningful ceremony with our closest family and friends. He got his first “hair cut” when the priest cut some strands of his long hair as an offering to God, and he received communion for the first time. I’m so proud of my little guy!

greel orthodox baptism mystery

greek orthodox boy baptism

Proud big brother:

  • Aww absolutely beautiful photos!

  • Billie

    What a great occasion, congratulations to him.

  • Such a beautiful ceremony

  • Gorgeous pictures that compare such a beautiful milestone!

  • Awww, how precious!

  • So sweet. You are all such a beautiful family!

  • Such a special day!

  • Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Congratulations — I know how wonderful that sacrament is to witness for your child. My father baptized of our children and it was so special.

    By the way, I didn’t know you were Greek! The Greek Orthodox church in Houston helps with the huge Greek festival every year. That church is absolutely beautiful — they give tours during the festival, explain Church history, etc. It was fascinating.

  • Stefanie

    You have a beautiful family! Love you dress, too!

  • Beautiful! Congratulations!

  • What a very special occasion, congrats! Beautiful pictures:-)

  • April Decheine

    What a special day, the photos are really beautiful too! Congrats to you and your beautiful family!

  • How special and what gorgeous photos.

  • What beautiful family photos.

  • Leilani

    Congrats on the baptism! You have a beautiful family and your pictures are great!

  • Aw, thank you for sharing this special moment in your life!

  • wow, how gorgeous. What an amazing day for all of you.

  • I seriously got teary eyed .. what beautiful pictures. God Bless him!! So precious!

  • Those are some great photos to capture your precious memories.

  • Aw, congrats. You have such a beautiful family.

  • You have such a beautiful family Penelope!

  • Oh those were so adorable.

  • You all look so fabulous! And if you did your hair for this, I expect a new hair tutorial in the not-so-distant future. I love the volume and the detailed half up do! Congratulations to you and your family.

  • Lovely pictures!

  • AWWW what a very special milestone!!!

  • You will never forget that day. Great pictures.

  • Penelope

    I’m planning to write a hair tutorial up! and thank you 🙂

  • Those are all beautiful pictures!!

  • What a special day for all!! You have a gorgeous family hon and I LOVE your hair. You are so beautiful!!! <3

  • what a blessed day. fabulous photos

  • Lindsay

    So sweet! Your family is beautiful!

  • Oh Penelope, I am so touched that you would share this very special event with us. Just lovely!

  • Congrats, Penelope. Looks like a beautiful service. Way more calm and less stressful than a Briss, I’d imagine. 😉

  • What a gorgeous family and beautiful photos!! Congratulations on this celebration.

  • Donna

    First off, Congratulations! If I didn’t know better, I’d guess the photos were taken in the 60s… they just have that feel to them. I love ’em!

  • Beautiful. You are a very blessed lady, but I’m sure you already know it.

  • Penelope

    Thank you Theresa, my boys are my world 🙂

  • Penelope

    Thank you, love 🙂

  • Penelope

    I do, I know it every day… There is nothing better than having a happy, healthy family 🙂

  • Penelope

    That is pretty cool…maybe the filter gives it a retro look?

  • Penelope

    It can be stressfull too (they fully immerse the baby three times) but it’s special and a happy day nonetheless 🙂

  • Penelope

    I can’t think of anything more special than grandpa baptizing the children…that is incredible!

    We actually have our festival next week, and hubby will be volunteering every day. I can’t wait, I love the food and pastries!

  • Penelope

    Aww, thanks! It was a special day for us 🙂

  • You family is so beautiful! you have every reason to be proud of your children.