April 18, 2009. Johann Raphael A. Padero receives the Catholic Sacrament of Baptism.
Officiated by Rev. Msgr. Mario Rafael M. Castillo at the Diocesan Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua, Pila, Laguna.
Lunch buffet reception followed at Kamayan sa Palaisdaan sa Ba’y, Ba’y, Laguna.
Tarpaulin poster designed by Ben Padero. Cupcakes by Melissa A. Relova. These are photos from 2 out of 999,999,999 cameras that were present. Baptismal “money shot” by Suzette Angeles.
The family celebration continued way into the night at the Angeles Residence in Pila, Laguna as April 18 is also Johann’s Lola Melly’s birthday.
Click here to view the online album of initial photos.
Bonus below: My high-on-helium sister wishes her nephew a happy Christening!
April 20, 2009:
P.S. – I forgot to mention that Johann’s traditional Baptismal gown and cap are the very same ones that I and my two sisters had used when we were Baptised as infants.
April 21, 2009:
P.P.S. – Photos from Tricie’s camera are here.