Peace be with you!

My name is Nader Ata. I am a Conventual Franciscan Friar of the Our Lady of Angels Province, USA. I am a transitional deacon preparing for Priesthood Ordination in the fall.

Seeking to live with Franciscan Joy each and every day!

*All of photos on this blog were taken by me unless noted otherwise. Please ask permission before using them. Thank You!*

*Also I am not the greatest speller or writer in the world, so please let me know if something is misspelled. Thank you!"


Sunday, June 15, 2008

The Nancy's Wedding!!

On November 10th 2007 my sister Nancy and here fiance Pete were married.
Wedding: St. Thomas of Villanova Church
Reception: The Ballroom at the Ben

The Ata Siblings
The Ata Family
Nancy and the Bridesmaids
The Church
The Wedding Ceremony
The New Couple
The Bridal Party
The Happy Couple
The Siblings Me (25), Mike (26), Nancy (27), Pete (27), Sue (23), and Alex (17)
Pete and Nancy!
Chinese Tea Ceremony! Pete's family is Indonesian and Chinese and it is a tradition to have a Chinese Tea Ceremony on a wedding day. It is essentially the asking and passing on of blessings from the elders of the couple's family to the newly married couple.
The Reception Hall
The "Tuxedo Convention"

Nancy and Pete with the ring bearers - Evan and Tyler Zakhary - and the flower girl - Maya Casillas. (Alex was the ring bearer at the wedding of Evan and Tyler's parents.)
The Lee Family

The Groomsmen. This is only picture we have together and we are holding flowers...go figure!
The belly dancer and everyone dancing!
Nancy, Pete, and the Cake (From Sylvia Weinstock)
Nancy and I

Thank you for indulging me in my proud brother phase!
Their life together continues....

1 comment:

stevenjared0853 said...

Aww! Her dress is so elegant. I am in love with this post. I am going to save it and take help from here for my best friend’s wedding. And this venue looks so much like one of the Chicago wedding venues that we have shortlisted. It is heavenly beautiful.