Edith and Ryan made their sacred vows at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church in Washington, Indiana. Edith is Mexican and it was a treat to witness the wedding traditions of The Lasso and the Arras Wedding Coins. The Lasso or “lazo” is a double rosary worn by both the bride and groom during a portion of the ceremony. It represents unity and protection of the couple. The Arras Coins are give to the bride by her groom to represent his support and care and sharing of worldly goods. The ceremony was beautiful, and the church, breathtaking. The prayers were in both English and Spanish for the benefit of all the guests. Afterwards, it was off to Jasper, Indiana and Klubhaus 61, a newer reception venue. We took some informal photos of the wedding party and the newlyweds before entering into the cocktail hour. There was a full bar with signature cocktails, hors d’oerves and a lively mariachi band. After a formal, seated dinner, there was cake, toasts and a whole lot of dancing! That floor was jumpin’, I tell you!
Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby!